Accounting Technician (1 day per week in office)

Job Description

A leading public sector employer based in Belfast are recruiting a Accounting Technician to join their team on an initial temporary contract. If this sounds like it might be of interest to you, please apply for more information.

Salary/ Benefits

In order to attract the very best talent on the market a generous remuneration package is on offer based on experience plus a range of benefits including:

  • £31,992
  • Hybrid working - 4 days per week from home
  • Comfortable working environment
  • Immediate start


A leading Public Sector organisation is currently recruiting an Accounting Technician to join their team, offering an immediate start.

The Ideal Person

  • ATI/AAT qualified/ACA, ACCA, CIMA part qualified (or equivalent)
  • Experience of working within an Accounts Payable and an Accounts receivable function within a finance team.
  • Experience of managing a team of staff to deliver outcomes against competing priorities.
  • The ability to work on own initiative, delivering results and managing work in a complex and fast moving environment and subject to competing priorities.


  • Assist the lead accountant in the Project Finance Team, who report directly to the Project Director.
  • Support day to day management and governance of the assigned Departmental Expenditure Limit.
  • Manage an Accounts Payable and Accounts receivable function.
  • Assist with all these functions and assist that the team manage and ensure purchase orders are raised, payments are processed within recommended timescales, and monitor project procurement contracts, invoices, payments, and payment trackers.
  • Assist with the management of the Finance admin team.
  • Review and approval of invoicing, payments and purchase orders, ensure the payments are processed within recommended timescales.
  • Completion of various finance returns as necessary.
  • Review and completion of Journals
  • Assist with tracking of budget spend.
  • Report of budget and spend positions to SEO Accountant via Management information and formal meetings,
  • Contribute to financial planning exercises including profiling of Project Budget.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Accountancy & Finance job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Jamie Gault in the strictest confidence.