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Capital Accountant (NICS, full benefits package)

Job Description

Capital Accountant (NICS, full benefits package)

My client:

VANRATH are pleased to be recruiting for a Qualified Accountant to join an NICS ALB in Greater Belfast who are looking to someone to their team in a Capital Accountant capacity on a permanent basis. Ideally this role would suit someone with noteworthy experience at the qualified level within the public sector but allowance will be made for a high calibre recently qualified accountant who can pick things up quickly. This role would also be ideal for a Newly Qualified Accountant looking to get public sector, hands on experience.

The role itself will present a challenging and stimulating assignment for any accountant keen to enhance their CV and career prospects moving forward.

The Role:

  • Manage the day to day accounting for ongoing Capital Investment and Fixed Assets
  • Oversight of Fixed Asset Management accounting system and appropriate accounting of capital spend, depreciation, revaluations, impairments and disposals
  • Liaising with Land & Property Services to arrange annual valuation of Land & Buildings
  • Engaging with external audit in the verification of Fixed Assets
  • Leading Preparation of the monthly Capital Consumption Return to the Department
  • Engagement with Capital Budget Holders & relevant managers
  • Overseeing accounting for other restricted income sources i.e. 3rd Party Grant Funded Projects
  • Leading on all tasks relating to year end financial accounting for fixed assets and associated reserves

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Professionally qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA), part-qualified will also be considered.
  • Experience of operating within a medium to large organisation
  • Experience of producing management accounts including full profit and loss, cash flow and balance sheet reviews
  • Experience of managing Company bank accounts including reconciliation, balance sheet reporting and cash flow
  • Experience of Microsoft products, particularly Excel spread sheets



For further information on this vacancy, or any other Accountancy appointment in Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Robbie Lemon in the strictest confidence.