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Accounts Assistant (Part-Time and Exclusive)

Job Description

Accounts Assistant (Part-Time and Exclusive)
VANRATH is delighted to be working exclusively with a well-known professional services business as they increase the size of their finance team to meet the needs of a growing business. My client has recently increased their stuff from 60 to 90 and opened new offices in England. My client has been involved in many high-profile projects across Ireland and the UK and is continually building their portfolio.

The Benefits
My client has a fantastic remuneration package on offer to ensure they attract the best talent in a busy market.

  • Cash health plan (company paid)
  • 20 days holidays plus public and bank holidays (after completion of probationary period birthday off) - holidays between Boxing Day and New Years Eve for office closure are not included in annual leave allowance
  • Pension scheme
  • Enhanced maternity & paternity pay
  • One professional membership paid each year (e.g. IATI)
  • Annual training allowance of £500
  • Health & well-being focus
  • Staff away days/study trip participation
  • Discounted parking at Titanic


The Role
This role is part-time and will work very closely with the finance manager to help complete month end processes and other ad-hoc finance duties. The successful candidate will report directly to the FD and work closely with other members of the finance team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Full credit control administration for the practice
  • Assisting in management accounts
  • Journal postings
  • Prepayments and accruals
  • Daily monitoring of bank accounts
  • Issuing VAT invoices/involvement in sales invoicing process
  • Liaising with all stakeholder for the timely resolution of any queries
  • Completion of bank reconciliations


The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years' experience in a busy finance department and ideally be a qualified accounts technician or be working toward a qualification. It would also be beneficial if the successful candidate had previous system migration exposure too. The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:

  • 5 GCSE's or equivalent at a minimum of Grade C (must include maths & English language)
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • IATI qualified/ qualified or part qualified accountant or qualified by experience
  • At least 2+ years' experience in a similar role
  • Good team player
  • Ability to prioritise diary & work to strict deadlines
  • Can-do/pro-active attitude


A great opportunity within a close-knit finance team. The successful applicant will get tremendous support from the FD and gain exposure to a vast market. Moreover, the in-house learning opportunities are next to none, with system implementation exposure and the ability to work directly with the FD and Finance Manager.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Accounting and Finance job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Hannah MacLaren in the strictest confidence.