Accounts Technician Jobs in Belfast – Northern Ireland at VANRATH

Title: Accounts Technician

Company: VANRATH

Location: Belfast – Northern Ireland

Type: Full Time

Category: Accounting, Finance

Accounts Technician (City Centre)

VANRATH is pleased to be working with a well Global Law Firm who are currently recruiting for an Accounts Technician to join their small finance team located in Belfast City Centre. This is a fixed term contract that is due to cover 12 months. This an excellent opportunity for an Accounts Technician with a strong background to move forward in their career and gain hands on experience within a high volume, fast paced environment. The successful candidate should be available to start within one month.


The successful candidate will carry out a range of practical accounting tasks, working toward the collation, checking and analysis of financial information. Typical responsibilities include:

Preparation of the monthly management P&Ls for the Belfast office. Input of monthly journals, followed by a detailed variance analysis of actual results versus plan. Working closely with the Belfast finance manager to ensure accurate financial reporting for the Belfast office.

Weekly and monthly KPI reporting for the Belfast office.

Overseeing the payroll process of our part-time permanent employees in the Belfast office (Respond), ensuring accurate records of overtime hours worked and overtime by permanent full time employees.

Liaising with Payroll to ensure the timely and accurate submission of monthly payroll information.

Responsibility for the Belfast Accounts Payable process, processing of all Belfast invoices and liaising with the London accounts payable and banking team to ensure timely payment of creditors.

Managing the Belfast expenses process, including coding of expenses (petty cash and other) and disbursement costs prior to submission of expenses to the London team or posting Expert.

Preparation of Invest Northern Ireland grant claims.

Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts.

Fixed asset reporting, including updating the Belfast fixed asset register on a monthly basis.

Supporting the fee earning team with financial management of legal matters.

The Ideal Person:

Ideally you will have 2 years previous experience of working as an Accounting Technician. It is essential that you have a good knowledge of MS Excel, the highest attention to detail and have the ability to quickly adapt to various sets of computerised accounts.

A professional accountancy qualification will be advantageous



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