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Assistant Accountant

Job Description

A top 100 employer in Belfast is recruiting an Assistant Accountant to join their team as they are currently going through a significant period of transition. This is the ideal role for a Part-Qualified Accountant to join a dynamic finance function that can offer exceptional career development - if this interests you, please get in contact.

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:

  • Industry leading salary
  • Initial 12-month contract with view to securing a permanent contract
  • Joining a dynamic, fast-paced international business
  • Supportive working environment


VANRATH are working with one of Northern Ireland's most recognisable employers who are currently recruiting an Assistant Accountant to join their team on an interim basis. Initially 12 months with a view to go permanent. The organisation has just gone through a significant period of transition including a system upgrade and now wishes to expand their finance team.
Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Assistant Accountant will be responsible for ensuring the accurate production of monthly board backs and financial reports for senior management. Individuals with strong Excel skills including pivots and vLookups are essential due to the reporting requirements for this role.

The Ideal Person

If you are an Assistant Accountant and are available to for an initial 12 month contract, with strong systems experience;

  • Assistant Accountant with management accounts experience
  • Strong systems experience including MS Excel (Pivots and vLookups)
  • Comfortable with journal postings, accruals, and prepayments
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Available to start immediately


As an Assistant Accountant you will:

  • Assist with the production of monthly management accounts
  • Prepare and post journal entries
  • Month end close
  • Analyse financial statements

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 Ethan Boylan in the strictest confidence.