Assistant Accountant

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We are recruiting for our client who is a market leader as a leading air conditioning company operating across the UK and Ireland, as they are looking to recruit for an Assistant Accountant.

The Assistant Accountant role will report to the Financial Controller and will be responsible for all areas of credit control as well as assisting with the production of monthly management accounts.

This is a permanent role based in the client’s head office in Newtownabbey.


Duties and responsibilities will include;

  • Processing of invoices and receipts to the Sales Ledger
  • Timely and effective collection of all debts
  • Perform reconciliation of all debtor balances and create aged debt reports
  • Respond to and resolve internal/external customer enquiries in relation to debt
  • Preparation and posting of various journals at month end including accruals and prepayments
  • Maintenance of Fixed Asset Register
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns for UK and ROI
  • Analysis and posting of employee expenses
  • Credit card and petty cash transaction postings and reconciliations
  • Any other duties as required


Essential Criteria:

  • Accounting Technician, recently qualified or part qualified
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Excellent numerical skill and attention to detail
  • Capacity to work independently with limited supervision
  • Possess high level interpersonal and communication skills
  • To be flexible and work as part of a team
  • Able to work under pressure and meet short deadlines
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar accounting




  • £20K-£25K (Depending on experience)


Closing Date:
14 March 2020

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To apply for this job send your CV to or call 028 9099 6195
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