Job title: Accounts Assistant
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Maghera, UK
Job published: 24-11-2021
Job ID: 39079
Contact name: Laura McFarlane
Phone number: +447458160119
Contact email:

Job Description

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Accounts Assistant within a leading NI organisation on a permanent basis. 

The successful applicant will work within a small busy finance team providing essential support for the senior team.

Top 3 Things to Know About this Job:

  1. Competitive Salary
  2. Maghera based location
  3. Fast paced and growing organisation

The Role:

  • General ledger invoice coding and postings
  • Organising invoices for authorisation and liaising with staff to ensure invoices are signed off in a timely manner
  • Logging and chasing resolution of invoice queries
  • Setting up of new vendors, ensuring accurate and up-to-date information is recorded
  • Dealing with supplier queries courteously and efficiently
  • Supplier statement reconciliations
  • Monthly supplier statement reconciliations
  • Monthly supplier statement runs
  • Filing of authorised and paid invoices, payments and remittances
  • Month end duties i.e. ensuring all invoices are entered within period end timeframes, and the reconciliation of key supplier statements for provisions
  • Chase up VAT invoices which have been paid on a proforma basis
  • Logging and maintain mileage logs for company vehicles
  • Monthly analysis of overhead costs
  • Additional ad-hoc duties to support the finance department

The Person:

  • Previous experience working in a busy finance function in a similar role is essential
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure and within strict deadlines is essential.
  • Previous experience working within a busy finance office.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A team player with the ability to work independently using their own initiative.
  • IT literate and proficient in the use of computerised accounts packages and MS Office.

The Rewards:

  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent benefits package

Next Steps

For further information, and to apply for this Accounts Assistant job, please contact Laura McFarlane.  Visit our website for a full list of Accountancy & Finance opportunities.

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Salary is usually negotiable, salary details listed are to be used as a guide and are based on factors such as your experience and expertise.

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