Finance Manager NICS (Exclusive Permanent Opportunity)

Job Description

Finance Manager NICS (Exclusive Permanent Opportunity)

Job Description:

VANRATH are delighted to be exclusively partnering with a Civil Service ALB who are looking to recruit a Finance Manager to their Belfast based finance team.

The Finance Manager will provide high quality financial information to plan, manage and account for expenditure utilising financial reporting and management information systems. The Finance Manager will also lead the finance team, to produce financial accounts, monthly management accounts and provide advice, guidance, and direction on the management of budgets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and present monthly management accounts to the Executive Team.
  • Provide accurate and timely financial and statistical returns.
  • Completion of financial exercises commissioned by the sponsoring Department.
  • Setting, monitoring, and reporting on performance against budget.
  • Provide financial support to budget holders.
  • Production and review of monthly and year end draft and final financial public sector accounts
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with Internal Auditors and the NIAO.
  • Preparation of input for whole of government accounts.
  • Provide effective leadership to the Finance team.


  • Professional Experience:

    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in accounting or financial management, with at least 2 years in a supervisory role.
    • Experience in the public sector or a similar environment is highly desirable.
  • Professional Certifications:

    • Qualified accountant with a recognized professional accounting body (e.g., ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, CIPFA).


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