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Financial Accountant

Job Description

Are you qualified Financial Accountant with at least 1 year Industry experience seeking a faster paced role in a hugely commercial business offering fantastic career development?


  • Great salary
  • Bonus
  • Flexible start and finish times
  • 5% matched pension contributions
  • Private medical Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Well-Being Initiatives

The role:

Reporting into the Financial Director, the Financial Accountant is responsible for managing and developing the accounts team, as well as accurate reporting of monthly accounts.

  • Management and development of 3 direct reports
  • Overall responsibility for the Cash Book and Purchase, Sales & Nominal Ledgers
  • Perform regular monthly debtors and creditors reviews.
  • Perform regular Team Meetings
  • Preparation and processing of journals at month end
  • Variance analysis & investigation
  • Responsibility for the month end and year end processing (on the ERP software)
  • Monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Technical and Tax compliance ensuring the company complies with all the necessary accounting technical standards including responsibility for VAT across the company, and the submission of VAT returns.
  • Development of the finance modules of the ERP system
  • Critically review and improve internal controls.
  • Liaise with external stakeholders as required.
  • Undertaking and managing various finance related projects.

The Candidate:

  • Qualified Accountant with minimum 1 year Industry experience
  • Experience of leading a team, or staff management
  • Experience of processing month end accounts


  • Project implementation
  • Presentation skills
  • Use of office
  • Experience of design and implementation of internal controls


For further information on this vacancy, or other Senior Accountancy opportunities in Northern Ireland, please contact Adrian Harrison in strictest confidence.

About us:

Established in 2000, VANRATH has become a market leader in Northern Ireland. This success is a direct result of our dedication to confidentiality, professionalism and the wealth of knowledge held by our Senior Consultants. VANRATH has a demonstrable track record in pairing the best local talent with leading local businesses.