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SO Accountant (PERMANENT, Full NICS Benefits)

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SO Accountant (PERMANENT, Full NICS Benefits)

VANRATH are now part of the CCS Framework, and as such now recruit permanent positions within the NICS. We welcome the opportunity to speak to any finance professionals interested in a full time, permanent position within the NICS.

VANRATH are delighted to be recruiting for a Staff Officer Accountant to join a NICS ALB based in Belfast City Centre. This role is ideal for a Qualified Accountant with previous experience in a similar post within the Public Sector. our client will offer hybrid/flexible working, and full NICS benefits including pension.

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


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For further information on this vacancy, or any other 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.