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Assistant Accountant (Hybrid Working)

Job Description


Assistant Accountant

VANRATH is pleased to be recruiting for an Assistant Accountant for a well-known manufacturing firm based In Belfast. My client has had a presence in the industry for over 100 years, and in recent years has expanded their operations on a global reach. My client offers a fast paced environment with great culture and learning to ensure career progression and development.

The Benefits
My client has a generous remuneration package on offer for the successful candidate…

  • Hybrid working (3 days in office, 2 at home)
  • Study support
  • Competitive salary
  • Clear career progression pathways
  • Exposure to a vast market
  • Travel opportunities



The Role
The role will be suited to a junior accounting professional looking to take the next step in their career. If you have experience in a transactional finance function and are working toward an accounting Qualification, this is the role for you. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Carry out a range of accounting activities under the guidance of more senior colleagues to support the compilation, consolidation, and analysis of financial data
  • Track progress against budgets within established finance systems and reports variances as appropriate, ensuring compliance with local market financial laws, requirements, and regulations
  • Implement aspects of the global Survitec control framework, developing and maintaining financial controls
  • Collate and analyse data using standard accounting methodologies.
  • Produce key financial data and documents including aspects of Survitec statutory accounts; monthly reporting, budgeting, and reforecast processes; monthly management accounts pack (including commentary and analysis for key business stakeholders); and monthly balance sheet production, reconciliation, and validation
  • Participate in the monthly accounting cycle, including assisting with the organisation and coordination of the month end process and associated Board reports



The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have previously worked in a fast-paced finance function, and be working toward their accountancy qualification.

  • Undergraduate degree in a Financial/Accounting Discipline
  • Excellent IT Skills, (particularly Microsoft Excel)
  • Must be a team player with great communication skills
  • Ability to manage own work plan and meet pre-agreed deadlines



This opportunity calls for a results driven and detail oriented individual, who is keen to ascertain career progression and further enhance their skillset. My client has a collaborative learning environment with endless support from the existing finance function.
For further information on this role, or any other jobs in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please contact Hannah MacLaren in the strictest confidence on 02890 330250 or apply via the link on this page