Assistant Accountant

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £20000 - 30000

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1362478

 Job Description

MCS is delighted to be recruiting an assistant accountant for a leading Belfast based Manufacturing company with a salary ranging from £24,000 - £26,000 + study support.

MCS Group is delighted to be recruiting an Assistant Accountant for our client based in Belfast.

This is an exciting time to be joining the business who are key players in Manufacturing Capital Equipment. You will play a vital role in the company’s growth phase and work in a tight knit team with excellent study support opportunities for those ambitious candidates.

Assistant Accountant

The Assistant Accountant is responsible for general accounting and internal controls including journal entry preparation, intercompany reconciliations, month-end closing activities, account reconciliations, and financial reporting.

Your responsibilities are as follows:

  • Preparation, analysis and review of month end activities including general ledger, inventory, sales margin analysis, intercompany reconciliation, etc.
  • Assist manager in Trial Balance Reviews at month end
  • Perform & Review balance sheet reconciliations
  • Participate in month end closing meetings
  • Participate and prepare for meetings with customers and other shared service teams
  • Perform all activities to a high standard an in compliance with Internal and Starbanes Oxley controls
  • Promote a customer relationship orientated culture
  • Identify and support process improvement opportunities
  • Provide a first-class service to customers, in alignment with Service Level Agreements and Key Performance Indicators

What we are looking for

  • A degree in a relevant discipline (Finance or Accounting)
  • Relevant experience working in a Finance/Accounting Environment
  • Proficient working knowledge in Microsoft Excel


  • Working towards a professional qualification with one of the recognised Accounting Bodies
  • Experience working in a Shared Service Centre
  • Practical experience of Accounting in a Manufacturing Company

I am keen to have an initial discussion with anyone who feels this role could potentially be of interest. Please contact Stephen Turkington, Specialist Consultant at MCS Group on 028 9023 5456 or send an up to date CV via the link provided to speak further about this opportunity.

If this position is not right for you, we may have others that are. Please visit to view a wide selection of our current jobs or call us on 028 9023 5456.

All conversations will be treated in the strictest of confidence.