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Newly Qualified Accountant, Belfast

Location: BELFAST, COUNTY ANTRIM Salary: 28000 - 32000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Finance Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: 1
Posted: 12 months ago Reference: 3115543
Reed Finance Belfast is pleased to be working exclusively with a long-established, highly successful and growing distribution business in their recruitment of a Financial/Newly Qualified Accountant.

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual who genuinely wishes to progress at a realistic pace within industry in a number two position.

Reporting to and working closely with the Financial Controller, the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a number of key tasks within a growing finance department to include:

Supporting year end accounting processes;
Balance sheet reconciliations;
Being responsible for month end procedures;
Being responsible for filing of statutory returns (VAT etc.); 
Being responsible for bringing accounts to at least Trial Balance stage;
Being responsible for preparing audit files (back up documentation and information);
Providing guidance, leadership and training whilst coordinating and delegating to the finance administrative team members;
Providing ad hoc support to the Financial Controller with the long-term view of career/responsibility progression.

Our client is a highly motivated professional with abundant leadership & mentoring skills. They therefore require someone with a high degree of commercial acumen/commitment and in turn will offer the successful applicant genuine career progression within this growing group of companies.

Our client is particularly keen to consider those coming from practice.

You must demonstrate previous experience in working to tight deadlines and the ability to work on your own initiative, offering flexibility during anticipated busy periods (month end/year end etc.)

You must offer the ability to question/challenge current practises and recommend changes to policies or procedures relevant to the accounts department

Previous people management would be advantageous however this is not essential (providing you have a willingness to undertake supervisory responsibilities.

You will also be adept with software such as MS Excel, with Sage 200 being distinctly advantageous.

All applicants should be a fully/newly qualified Accountant (ACA, ICAI, ACCA or equivalent), with a desire to undertake a core industry role but with genuine scope.

To speak in complete confidence about this role, please call Laurence Jago as urgently as possible on 028 90330604.

Early application is encouraged as to avoid disappointment as our client wish to commence interviews soon.

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