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SO Accountant - Immediate Start (6 months)

Job Description

SO Accountant (6 Month Contract WFH)

VANRATH are delighted to be recruiting for a Staff Officer Accountant on behalf of a Public Sector organisation based in South Belfast This role is due to commence immediately and would be ideal for a qualified accountant with previous experience in a similar post within the Public Sector. This role is likely to be extended beyond 6 months and is offering the successful candidate the opportunity for Hybrid Working. this role will also lead to a permanent opportunity with the business within 12 months.

The Role:

  • Analysis of financial data;
  • Budget management and monitoring, monthly budget profiling, variance analysis and reporting;
  • Prepare monthly accrued income and quarterly deferred income journals on a timely basis
  • Production of monthly and/or quarterly management accounting information;
  • Development and review of financial systems;
  • Providing advice and guidance on the use and interpretation of financial information, accounting requirements and best practice;
  • Drafting and implementation of financial policies, procedures and controls
  • Build strong working relationships with Science colleagues, by providing support and responding to queries in a timely and professional manner.
  • Be proactive in seeking out opportunities to make improvements to processes and procedures, to ensure that service delivery is efficient and effective.
  • Actively seek opportunities to build knowledge of the work carried out within assigned science branches to enhance the service provided.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Fully Qualified Accountant with proven experience of working at a relevant level within the Public Sector
  • Exposure to preparing management and statutory accounts
  • Highly computer literate with a good level of familiarity with MS Excel (Pivots Tables, V Look Ups experience preferable)
  • Immediate availability


SO Accountant Level

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Temporary Accountancy job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Robbie Lemon in the strictest confidence on 02890 330 250.