Assistant Accountant and Contracts Manager

Location Lisburn, County Antrim
Job type Temporary
Salary Up to £19.01 per hour
Published 29 days ago
Start date TBC
Contact Bethany Hardy
Job ref LIS/AACM_1608295173

Job description

Assistant Accountant and Contracts Manager


Temporary (6 months)

The Client: Local Government body based in Lisburn, serving local residents.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm


To support the Management Accountant in the provision of an efficient and effective Management Accounting function, including management of Procurement & Contract Management Services.

To contribute as an integral member of the Finance team to the provision of a modern, professional and responsive financial service to support the vision and mission of NIFRS outlined below:



  1. Be a CCAB Qualified Accountant having successfully completed the professional examinations of one of the following:

- Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAEW, ICAI, ICAS)

- Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

- Chartered Association of Certified Accountants

- Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy

  1. Have at least 2years' relevant experience within a large complex organisation of at least two of the following:
    • Financial management including the preparation of monthly management accounts
    • Procurement & Contract Management
    • the preparation of Statutory Financial Statements.

  1. Demonstrable experience of:
  • Using computerised systems and Microsoft Excel and databases for the provision of financial information
  • Accounting systems development
  • Providing financial information for corporate decision making.
  • Developing financial governance arrangements
  • Management of a team

  1. Can demonstrate:
    • excellent planning and organisational skills
    • ability to work under pressure of multiple deadlines
    • strong interpersonal and influencing skills
    • ability to develop and maintain productive working relationships
    • deliver high quality work with excellent attention to detail
    • a strong customer orientation

  1. Possess a current driving licence or have access to a form of transport that will permit the candidate to meet the requirements of the post in full.


  1. Experience of working in a finance function in the Public Sector
  2. Experience in the development or review of business cases, tenders or quotations.

In Return:

  • Salary: £19.01 p/hr
  • Holiday Entitlement: 28 days pro rata, including statutory and public holidays

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