Accounts Assistant - Practice experience essential

Job Description

Your new employer:

Our exclusive client is a well-established, reputable and very successful professional practice located in Belfast. They specialise in providing high-quality accounting and financial services to a diverse client base. Their family friendly team is dedicated to delivering exceptional client service and fostering a super collaborative work environment.

They are seeking a skilled and experienced Accounts Assistant to join their friendly team. The ideal candidate will have a solid background in accounting, be qualified by experience, and possess the expertise to independently complete a full set of accounts up to Profit and Loss This role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the success of their firm while working in a supportive and growth-oriented atmosphere.

What's in it for you?

  • Market leading salary
  • Family friendly, flexible team
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Be part of a supported, inclusive, vibrant culture
  • Opportunity for progression

What you'll do

  • Full Set of Accounts: Independently manage the preparation of complete sets of accounts, ensuring accuracy and compliance with relevant accounting standards and regulations.
  • Profit and Loss (P&L): Compile and analyse financial statements, with a focus on producing accurate and detailed Profit and Loss statements.
  • Financial Reporting: Assist in the preparation of financial reports, providing valuable insights and recommendations to support decision-making processes.
  • Client Interaction: Collaborate with clients to gather necessary information and address inquiries, fostering strong client relationships.
  • Record Keeping: Maintain organised and up-to-date financial records, ensuring accessibility and retrieval of information as needed.
  • Compliance: Stay current with changes in accounting regulations and ensure compliance with statutory requirements.
  • Team Collaboration: Work closely with other team members to facilitate a collaborative and efficient working environment.

You will have:

  • The firm is keen to encourage application who are qualified by experience with a proven track record in completing a full set of accounts independently.
  • Relevant accounting qualifications or certifications are advantageous.
  • Technical Skills: Proficient in accounting software Sage and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Analytical Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities with keen attention to detail.
  • Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to interact professionally with clients and team members.
  • Adaptability: Ability to adapt to changing priorities and manage multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Initiative: Proactive approach and ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

What's the next step?
If you think this role may be of interest to you, or you wish to discuss any other senior accountancy jobs in Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Emma Jayne Bowen at VANRATH or on LinkedIn in the strictest confidence.

Why VANRATH will help you secure your next role:
Established in 2000, VANRATH has become a market leader in Northern Ireland. This success is a direct result of our dedication to confidentiality, professionalism and the wealth of knowledge held by our Senior Consultants. VANRATH has a demonstrable track record in pairing the best local talent with leading local businesses.