Reed Accountancy are delighted to be representing a fantastic organisation based in Belfast who are recruiting for an Assistant Accountant to join their busy and dynamic Accounts Team. This client are well-known within the FMCG industry and have a fantastic reputation within the employment market, boasting a number of accolades and accreditations for their investment in people. This client are recruiting on a contractual basis to cover a period of maternity leave for a period of 9 months.
Reporting to the Financial Controller, the post holder will assist in the preparation of all aspects of management accounts.
More specific duties will involve:
Assist in the preparation and reporting of monthly management accounts
Report on sales and profitability with supporting analysis
Report on cost of sales variances with supporting analysis
Assist in the preparation and analysis of promotional spend
Lead in the preparation and reporting of production and/or general overhead expenditure against budget variances including applicable explanatory commentary and presentation to FCs & budget holders
Management and submission of applicable HMRC and other statutory returns
Support the Accountant and FC on annual budget preparation and statutory audit, including dealing with queries/preparing reports
Support management in a variety of information requirements
Liaise with the other division finance teams as appropriate
Other ad hoc duties as required
This is a significant opportunity for an individual to develop their current experience within a dynamic and expanding division. The post holder will be able to demonstrate the following qualifications and key skills/competencies:
Qualified at a minimum level to one of the following, or IATI qualified and with at least one year’s finance experience in a relevant finance environment; or
Degree qualified to at least 2:1 Honours level in finance, business, accounting, or other analytical degree and have commenced their qualifications for ACCA (Skills Level) or CIMA (Operational Level) and with at least one year’s finance experience in a relevant finance environment; or
At least three years finance experience working in a relevant finance environment.
Excellent IT skills, particularly in the use of Microsoft Excel
Strong communication skills (written and verbal) with ability to present to both finance and non-finance management
Planning and organisational skills
Get In Touch
If this sounds like the role for you and you meet all the essential criteria listed above, please apply within, ensuring you attach your most recent and up to date CV. If you would like to discuss this role in confidence, please call Gerard Flynn on 02890 330