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Company Accountant ( Carrickfergus )

Job Description

Vanrath are recruiting for a local growing business seeking to take on board a Company Accountant into their team in Carrickfergus.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a qualified accountant or QBE to join a business where they have the opportunity to directly add value to a growing business.

Salary & Benefits

  • £40,000 - £45,000
  • Flexible working hours
  • Office based
  • Progression to Financial Director


Well established NI company and one of the leading companies nationally with over a hundred employees. Working directly with the Financial Director this role is ideally suited to an individual who wants a second in command role with progression to FD in the next three to five years.

Essential criteria:

  • CIMA Qualified or Qualified by 7 years' Experience;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Strong IT skills, Sage 200 & Advanced Excel
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a similar role
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Committed and enthusiastic
  • Well organised
  • Ability to plan and meet deadlines


  • Oversee the day to day running of the finance function within the company headquarters
  • Preparation of monthly/quarterly/ yearly management accounts for a group of companies; and presentation of same to the Board of Directors
  • Preparation of job costing analysis;
  • Preparation of budget and cash flow forecasting;
  • Processing of payroll and CIS returns;
  • Annual statutory accounts preparation and management of annual audits, Liaising with auditors and preparing the audit pack
  • Prepare monthly KPI Reports within the finance department
  • Submitting quarterly and bi monthly VAT returns for UK and ROI
  • Carrying out bank reconciliations
  • Maintaining & updating fixed asset records
  • Managing ledgers
  • Producing budgets and forecasts
  • Managing cash flow and bank balances
  • Dealing with Companies House and National Statistics returns UK and ROI
  • Providing cover for the Accounts Administrator duties, including payroll and purchase ledger administration.
  • Providing general financial advice to the Financial Director, Shareholders and Managers
For further information on this vacancy, or any other accountancy job in Belfast please contact Kilian Gargan for a confidential discussion.