Trainee Accountant (Coleraine)

Location UK / Coleraine Area

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1364002

 Job Description

Excellent Opportunity for a recently graduated Accountancy student to step into their first Accountancy role within Industry

Trainee Accountant


VANRATH are actively seeking an Accountancy Trainee on behalf of our client, a leading FMCG compnay based on the Coleraine. The successful Accountancy Graduate will join a multi million pound turnover business, with consistent growth year after year.

This is an excellent graduate opportunity of a challenging and rewarding career in accountancy with the training, challenges and support you need to develop the skills required to reach your full potential. You will gain knowledge, understanding and experience of a range of financial and accounting concepts and applications whilst working towards a fully funded CIMA Qualification.


The successful candidates will quickly become an integral member of this team, providing vital support to the department.

  • Operating cost analysis and budgeting
  • Completion of monthly VAT returns
  • Preparation of the monthly cost centre reports
  • Accounts payable – managing purchase orders and invoices
  • Completion of month end ‘cut off’ processes to include: calculation of accruals and prepayments
  • Preparation and posting of journals to SAP
  • Control account reconciliations
  • Inter-business reconciliations
  • Provide assistance in the preparation of management reports and statutory accounts

The Ideal Person:

  • Degree qualified or ATT Qualifiaction in a discipline with a high level of financial or numerical content
  • Relevant work experience in a Finance related role
  • Committed to undertake study towards CIMA
  • An understanding of key financial concepts, processes and controls
  • Experience of working to tight deadlines
  • Strong IT skills to include MS Office suite, in particular Exce


Competitive salary plus an attractive bonus structure + fully funded CIMA Qualification

For further information on this Graduate vacancy, or any other Accountancy job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link on this page or contact Jessica Grieve in the strictest confidence on 02890 330 250.