Financial Accountant

Reference

VAC-2721

Sector

Finance & Accounting

Salary

£30,000 to £40,000 Per Annum

Town/City

Kilrea

Contract Type

Permanent

Closing Date

26/06/2019

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MPA are delighted to be recruiting for a Qualified Financial Accountant on behalf of a medium-sized distribution company based in Coleraine/Maghera area. Reporting to the Financial Controller, the successful candidate will be expected to perform well in a busy, fast-paced environment. To be successful in this role you will need to be extremely organiszed with exceptional communication skills as well as the ability to demonstrate excellent problem-solving ability. You will also need to be Customer-focussed with an emphasis on continuous improvement, a committed team player and collaborator and the ability to meet strict deadlines.  

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop Processes and Process Improvement
  • Strong adherence to process and company policy
  • Trouble shoot problem accounts and close out complex reconciliations
  • Month-end close-out responsibilities ensuring accurate financial results are reported on a timely basis in accordance with close-out schedule
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts and reports with meaningful analysis
  • Assist with control and management if complex debtor accounts
  • Supervision of AP and Payroll

Criteria:

  • The successful applicant must be a professionally qualified chartered accountant (ACA or ACCA)
  • Possess professional reporting experience
  • Can demonstrate strong account reconciliation and journals experience
  • Ability to see interconnections and skilfully problem solve
  • Practice background dealing with small and medium sized company accounts preparation and audits
  • Experience with accounting and financial software systems

Desireable Criteria:

Familiarity with stock will be beneficial

Additional Information:

Position demands a drive for process compliance, process improvement and desire to follow best practice.

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