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Financial Accountant (Big4/Hybrid)

Job Description

VANRATH have partnered with a leading global professional services firm and are delighted to have an opportunity for an experienced Financial Accountant to join busy & dynamic team in Belfast.


The opportunity:

This is an exciting opportunity to join finance operations, which is a fast growing, managed service team providing book keeping, management accounts, corporate tax, VAT and statutory accounting functions for a wide range of clients.
The role is UK based and you will manage a team who work from a number of UK and wider global locations. Location is flexible across the UK. Ideally you will be able to work from one of the following office locations: Belfast, Glasgow, Newcastle, Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham or Bristol. There will be some travel within the UK.


Your key responsibilities:

  • Managing client relationships
  • Attending client kick off meetings to establish new client engagements
  • Collating client information to support the preparation of accounts
  • Reviewing statutory accounts
  • Supporting client audit requests
  • Answering client queries
  • Supporting management account activities as required including payment runs, journal posting, preparing quarter end VAT reports and creating month end workbooks.


Skills and attributes for success:

We are looking for qualified accountants with experience in a professional service environment either in a managed services delivery or advisory capacity. Ideally with ACCA, CIMA or ACA. Other recognised accountancy qualifications will be considered.

To qualify for the role you must have:

Knowledge and /or experience of the areas below which will support your responsibilities including Accounting standards and Financial reporting software.


Ideally, you'll also:

  • Be inquisitive and analytical
  • Be flexible and adaptable
  • Be IT literate and be receptive to new IT developments
  • Be excited by new challenges and learning new skills
  • Strong communicator and team player


What is on offer:

The role will offer a competitive remuneration package where you'll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. A comprehensive Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and flexible benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions.


If you think this role may be of interest to you, or you wish to discuss any other accountancy or finance jobs in Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Henry Webb at VANRATH in the strictest confidence.