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Assistant Accountant (Travel Opportunity)

Job Description


Assistant Accountant
VANRATH is pleased to be recruiting for an Assistant Accountant for a well-known organisation, who pride themselves on their dedication to offering sustainable energy solutions across Europe. This role is best suited to a part-qualified accountant, looking for career progression and a chance to travel across Europe as they learn in a dynamic role. The successful Assistant Accountant will play a vital role in the already established finance function and will assist in all financial reporting to ensure timely and accurate reporting.


The Benefits
Our client has a generous remuneration package on offer to ensure they attract the best talent in the market…

  • Competitive salary
  • Amazing travel opportunities
  • Hybrid working


The Role
Reporting directly to the European Financial Controller. You will be responsible for a number from accountancy related tasks, such as monthly management accounts, cost analysis, budgeting, forecasting and more. This role also allows for extensive travel across Europe, allowing the successful Assistant Accountant to gain experience across multi-entity sites. The Assistant Accountant will be responsible for the following:

- Assist with Preparation of Monthly Management Accounts to month end time schedules

- Working closely within Finance team to enhance decision making process

- Completing bank reconciliations

- Managing company ledgers

- Verifying balances in account books and rectifying discrepancies

- Preparation of variance reports with detailed analysis

- Preparation, presentation and distribution of KPI's

- Costing analysis

- Enhancing financial reporting procedures to improve efficiency of the department

- Reporting on Debtors & Creditors

- Assist FC with Budgeting and cash flow reporting

- Assist FC with other ad hoc projects / finance duties

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years' experience in a similar role and be a part-qualified accountant. Travel is vital for this role, so the successful candidate must be willing to travel across Europe with the company one week of each month. Ideally, a candidate from a manufacturing or FMCG company, would be preferred due to the nature of the role. The successful Assistant Accountant will meet the following criteria:

· 2+ years' experience in a similar role

· At least part-qualified (ACCA/CIMA/ACA)

· Excellent IT skills

· Experience with costing and variance analysis

· Excellent attention to detail and be comfortable working under pressure

A fantastic opportunity for a hands-on and driven individual who wants to gain career progression and travel the world, all whilst learning and developing an excellent career path. This role offers variety and a support senior team, to ensure you develop a stable career and progress within this global organisation.

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.