Location UK / Newtownabbey Area

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £20000 - 30000

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1356947

 Job Description

An exciting opportunity for a motivated Accounts clerk in Newtownabbey with one of NI's leading employers in the construction sector.

The Company

Reed Accountancy are delighted to be representing our client, a leading Northern Ireland employer within the construction industry who are looking for an experienced Accounts Administrator to join their team in Newtownabbey.

This is a fantastic opportunity, not to be missed! Please do, however, take the time to read through the essential criteria set out below to ensure you meet the minimum shortlisting criteria required to be successful in your application for this role.

The Role

Reporting directly to the Company Accountant, our client are seeking a capable, self-motivated individual, with excellent communication skills and an eye for detail.

The main objective will be to accurately process, input, monitor and analyse a number of key ledgers within the Finance department.

Main duties and responsibilities

Sub-Contractor Ledger

Register and verify new sub-contractors.
Process sub-contractor invoices and payments.
Prepare monthly CIS returns.
Process nominal journals and contract cost journals.
Investigating and correcting errors.

General Accounts Office Administration

Working as part of the support team and prepared to cover the reception desk and duties as required.
Any other duties as may be necessary to ensure the efficient running of the accounts office.

The Person

Essential Criteria

-At least three years’ experience in an Accounts Department
-Good relationship management skills
-Good IT systems knowledge and experience especially in Financial Accounting systems, MS Excel/Word.
-Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and an ability to communicate financial information effectively
-A confident self starter, someone who is highly motivated and capable of managing their own workload to get the job done.
-Attention to detail and the ability to produce accurate and timely financial information and to organise workload to achieve set objectives where there are conflicting demands and priorities
-Experience of working as part of a team and co-operate with other team members to make a significant contribution
-Ability to work within the aims and values of Harvey Group; these being ‘Integrity, Innovation, Care, Safety, Environment and Quality; and to compliment these values in everything you do.

Desirable but not essential

– Previous experience in the construction sector.

We will consider applicants with no previous sub-contractor experience, providing there is evidence of 3 years’ experience in Accounts Department.

Get In Touch

If this sounds like the role for you, apply within, ensuring you attach your most up to date CV which clearly demonstrates your ability to meet all of the essential criteria outlined above. For more information or to discuss the role in confidence, please contact Chris Burns on 02890 330604 or email