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Assistant Accountant

Job Description

Assistant Accountant
VANRATH are pleased to be recruiting for an Accounts Assistant for a well-established food manufacture across the UK and Ireland. This family run business, has gone form strength to strength and has won numerus accolades over the past 5 years.

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive salary
  • 28- day holiday
  • Career progression
  • The chance to have input in decision making for the business
  • 1 hour lunch break

About the role
The successful candidate will report to the Financial controller and assist in the day to day running of the busy finance function.

  • Assist with the preparing and submitting the monthly management accounts, both on a consolidated and individual basis for all companies.
  • Assist with reporting on budgets, cashflow, as well as any other internal/external reporting requirements
  • Production of KPI reports on sales, products, driving routes, customers etc.
  • Assist in the production of the annual Statutory Financial Statements for all companies within the group and assist in managing the year end consolidation process
  • Assistance with maintenance of IT systems, review current IT systems with a view to researching and implementing new software
  • Helping manage year end processes including preparation for Audit and acting as a one of the key contacts for the External Audit team
  • Maintain a working relationship with Irish revenue and HMRC authorities to support VAT & Corporation tax compliance.
  • Assist in the preparation of Research & Development Claim for both ROI and NI Companies
  • Assist to manage and Mentor all members of the accounts team in both the ROI and NI accounts office.
  • Contribution to the annual budgeting cycles, including reviewing margins and product lines
  • Overseeing Payroll procedures

About you
The successful Assistant Accountant will be ITAI qulfied or ACCA,CIMA or ACA part-qualified and have had at least 1 years' experience in a fast paced finance function.

  • Previous experience using Sage
  • Transferable skills from previous experience
  • Excel proficient
  • IATI or part-qualified accountant
  • Experience with preparing accounts to trial balance
  • Self starter and a great team player

An excellent opportunity to join a growing business and really put your own spin on an exciting role. Our client can offer excellent career progression opportunities. The FC and Management Accountant will offer excellent in-house training, as well as a supportive environment to learn and grow.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Accounting and Finance job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland contact Hannah O'Doherty, or apply via the link.