Account Technician

Location Newtownabbey, County Antrim
Job type Permanent
Salary £23000 - £24500 per annum
Published 9 months ago
Contact Leah McPeake
Job ref ACNT1087_1577185272

Job description

Accounts Technician



£23,000 - £24,500

Grafton Recruitment is currently recruiting for a Permanent Accounts Technician to join their long standing client. This is an excellent opportunity to join their busy Finance Team at their Office in Newtownabbey.

Role Responsibilities:

To work as part of the Finance Team to process income and expenditure in the finance systems in an accurate and timely manner. To perform monthly reconciliations for appropriate control accounts each month and to follow up any reconciling items. To assist the finance manager with internal and external customer reporting as required.

  • Process, code and poste to Opera, all income and expenditure correctly in line with finance procedures, including, Preparation of month end journals and Assist Finance Managers with internal department reports and management accounts.
  • Reconcile all monthly control accounts at month end and forward to the Finance Manager for review.
  • Maintain electronic Purchase Order System ensuring that all expenditure has been properly incurred and that adequate documentation is in place, that budget and expenditure is allocated and coded correctly
  • Perform reconciliation of VAT control accounts and returns to HMRC on a quarterly basis
  • Assist with preparation of Annual Budgets & Budget Re-forecasts as required
  • Work with other departments as required for the development of systems or processes
  • Provide cover for payroll department including submission of statutory returns
  • Supervision of staff
  • Represent finance department on Cross Departmental groups
  • Undertake any other duties that might reasonably be required by the Finance Manager as required

Hours of Work: Full-Time 37.5 hours per week or Part Time (minimum 30 hours per week), Monday to Friday

Essential Criteria:

  • Qualified Accounting Technician (or Equivalent)
  • Three year's relevant experience working in a busy finance office
  • Experience of completing financial reconciliations.
  • Experience of electronic purchase order/invoicing systems
  • Excellent computer skills (databases, spreadsheets, word-processing, e-mail and internet).
  • Excellent organisational skills including the ability to prioritise and manage multiple workloads.
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • A systematic approach to work and experience in finance systems

Desirable Criteria

  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience working in a Charity
  • Experience of using Opera

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*** Please note that if you do not meet the essential criteria you will not be considered***

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