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Staff Officer Accountant (£17.50 per hour)

Greater Belfast
£33000 - £35000 Per Annum
3 months ago

My client:

A well known public sector organisation based in Belfast are currently recruiting through VanRath for a Staff Officer Accountant. This role is due to commence immediately and would be ideal for a part or fully qualified accountant with previous experience in a Staff Officer Accountant’s post within the Public Sector. The role will be for 6 months with strong likelihood of extension thereafter.

The Role:

Reporting to the Head of Finance, the role will be broad and varied with the following duties:

  • Development of civil service business cases

  • Analysis of relevant financial data

  • Production of monthly or quarterly management information;

  • Dealing with internal and external auditors including the Northern Ireland Audit Office;

  • Providing advice and guidance on the use and interpretation of financial information and accounting requirements and best practice;

  • Drafting and implementation of financial policies, procedures and controls;

  • Use of activity based costing and benchmarking techniques;

  • Management of the financial processing function;

  • Management of staff and other resources.

  • In the case of NIAO, Delivering quality audit work across a range of audited bodies.

The Ideal Candidate:

– Fully Qualified Accountant (desirable) with proven experience of working at a relevant level within the Public Sector
– Exposure to preparing management and statutory accounts, with knowledge of budgets, forecasts and variances
– Highly computer literate with a good level of familiarity with MS Excel (Pivots Tables, V Look Ups experience preferable)
– Immediate availability


c. £17.50 per hour plus holiday pay (from week 1)

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Temporary Accountancy job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Damian Della Croce in the strictest confidence on 02890 330 250.

Job Reference: DDC0130119_1555345770

Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: 9 months+

Job Start Date: ASAP

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