Assistant Accountant (FMCG)

Location UK / Craigavon/Lurgan Area

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £25000 - 35000

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1352397

 Job Description

Assistant Accountant, Based just outside Craigavon, Permanent, up to £32k + study support

Assistant Accountant


VANRATH are delighted to be recruiting for an Assistant Accountant to support the accounts team situated within a fantastic organisation based just outside Craigavon. The role of Assistant Accountant is crucial to enable the efficient running of the finance department and our client will offer satisfactory remuneration to reflect this need.


  • Assist in managing the company’s general ledger
  • Work closely with functional department managers to monitor monthly overhead expenditure and assist in the preparation of annual budgets
  • Active participation in development of financial reporting procedures
  • Ensure timely completion of monthly Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Ensure timely completion of UK & ROI VAT returns, Intrastat & EC Sales reporting
  • Review the Balance sheet reconciliations prepared by site accountants and prepare a management report

The Ideal Person:

  • Must be – Part Qualified with membership of a professional body e.g. ACA / ACCA / CIMA
  • 3 years or more relevant experience, ideally gained in a FMCG, retail or distribution environment
  • Ability to demonstrate experience in working in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workloads to agreed deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the business
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, especially with model building and formulae working


Negotiable(dependent on experience)

For further information on this Assistant Accountant vacancy, or any other Assistant Accountant job in Craigavon or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Jessica Grieve in the strictest confidence on 02890 330 250.