Assistant Accountant

SHS GB Finance, ARW Belfast

Closing Date: 3rd Dec 2021

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Job Description:

Assistant Account dealing with the preparation and reporting on Management Accounts.

Key Responsibilities / Duties:

The post holder will assist in the preparation of all aspects of the management accounts; the duties for this role may include:

  • Assist in the preparation and reporting of monthly management accounts;
  • Report on sales and profitability with supporting analysis;
  • Assist in the preparation and analysis of promotional spend;
  • Lead in the preparation and reporting of production and/or general overhead expenditure against budget variances including applicable explanatory commentary and presentation to FCs & budget holders;
  • Support the Accountant and FC on annual budget preparation and statutory audit, including dealing with queries/preparing reports;
  • Support management in a variety of information requirements;
  • Liaise with the other division finance teams as appropriate; and
  • Other ad hoc duties as required.
  • Qualified at a minimum level to one of the following;
    • IATI qualified and with at least one year’s finance experience in a relevant finance environment; or
    • Degree qualified to at least 2:1 Honours level in finance, business, accounting, or other analytical degree and have commenced their qualifications for ACCA (Skills Level) or CIMA (Operational Level) and with at least one year’s finance experience in a relevant finance environment; or
    • At least five years finance experience working in a relevant finance environment.
  • Excellent IT skills, particularly in the use of Microsoft Excel
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) with ability to present to both finance and non-finance management
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Self-development
  • Process and Systems awareness
  • Professional values
  • Approachability
  • Cross functional perspective
  • Actively demonstrates initiative
  • Independence
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Demonstrates a drive for results

Experience / Qualifications:

This is a significant opportunity for an individual to develop their current experience within a dynamic and expanding division. The post holder will be able to demonstrate the following qualifications and key skills/competencies:

Additional Information:

Experience of FMCG and SAP would be an advantage but not necessary.


If you would like to be considered for this position please submit an up to date CV to Michael Meneely ( ensuring that your Line Manager has been informed of your application.

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