Finance Officer

Job Description

A leading public sector employer based in Belfast are recruiting a Finance Officer to join their team on an initial temporary contract with the chance of permanency. If this sounds like it might be of interest to you, please apply for more information.

Salary/ Benefits

In order to attract the very best talent on the market a generous remuneration package is on offer based on experience plus a range of benefits including:

  • £30,181-£33,040
  • Hybrid working
  • Comfortable working environment
  • Immediate start


A leading Public Sector organisation is currently recruiting a Finance Officer to join their team. AS the Finance Officer, you will play a key part in providing operational support within the finance team across a broad remit including procurement, financial management (payroll processing, VAT, supplier payments, debt management, banking, accounts journals and reconciliations), budgetary monitoring and reporting processes.

The Ideal Person

  • ATI/AAT qualified/ACA, ACCA, CIMA part qualified (or equivalent)
  • At least two years' relevant demonstrable experience in a similar role.
  • At least one years' experience processing payroll with the use of Sage or equivalent.


  • Processing payment runs (in line with prompt payment compliance), credit card statements, and travel claims.
  • Processing of monthly payroll and VAT returns and related reports.
  • Identifying any discrepancies within finance (invoices etc.), payroll and procurement and resolve on a timely basis.
  • Carrying out bank lodgements and transfers.
  • Carrying out month-end processes, which includes posting of monthly journals, prepayments, accruals, depreciation, and reconciliation of control accounts.
  • Reviewing invoices for payment against business cases and contract limits/terms, identifying, and communicating any potential issues.
  • Generating and issuing sales invoices, including annual licence fees, and undertaking debt recovery as and when required.
  • Assisting in the identification, revision, and development of finance, procurement and payroll policies and procedures to increase the effectiveness of the overall finance function.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Accountancy & Finance job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Jamie Gault in the strictest confidence.