General Accountant

Hays A&F
Northern Ireland, County Londonderry, Londonderry
£10.00 - £20.00 per hour
15 Jan 2019
29 Jan 2019
Edelle Harrigan-Edgar
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Part qualified

General Accountant, Derry, 9 month contract role with possible extension

Your new company
You will work for a global manufacturing company in their state of the art premises in Derry. With 59 facilities in 12 countries worldwide, this company's success is driven by innovative, creative and motivated individuals. This company have ambitious growth plans and their success is driven by the talent and diversity of their employees.

Your new role
As General Accountant you will responsible for a wide variety of transactional activities spanning different areas of the finance and accounting function. Duties will include: Oversee the fixed asset accounting processes; prepare manual journal entries as assigned; ensure completeness, appropriate approval, and accuracy of general ledger transactions; responsible for month end Hyperion uploads; develop and provide meaningful financial and operational performance metrics and trend reports as assigned; prepare analysis and ad-hoc reports as requested; prepare account analysis and reconciliations; oversee the preparation of VAT, Intrastat, PAYE, NIC and other returns; monitor existing processes across all functional areas for control risk and process improvement opportunities and make improvement recommendations to the leadership team; perform other duties as assigned.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Bachelors' degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance.
  • Minimum of 3+ years relevant Finance and Accounting experience.
  • Qualified or Part qualified with a professional Accounting body
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel
  • ERP experience

Desirable Criteria

  • SAP experience
  • Previous experience working within Finance/Accounting in the Manufacturing industry
  • Language skills

What you'll get in return
You will work for a global company in a busy finance department gaining vast experience. You will work on a full-time basis Monday to Thursday 8am to 5pm and Friday 8am to 12 noon. This is a contract role for a minimum of 9 months with possible extension.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Edelle Harrigan on 02871 242031.

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