Accounts Assistant - Public Sector

REF: BBBH29111_1631716134

  • Position: Permanent
  • Salary: £20000 to £30000
  • Location: NI - Greater Belfast

MCS Group is delighted to be recruiting an Accounts Assistant for our client within the Education Sector on a full time, permanent basis.

You will benefit from 36 days holidays, NILGOSC pension, and mentorship from experienced finance professionals. With access to state of the art gym facilities and Covid adapted offices, this is a rare opportunity to join one of NI's leading public sector organisations.

Hours of Work: Monday - Friday 8.45 - 16.15 with ½ hour for lunch and one 15 min paid morning tea break. Some flexibility may be allowable with agreement with the Head of Finance. We would consider reduced hours or term time working for the successful candidate; and flexible working patterns which are mutually suitable.

Your New Role:

  • Maintenance of the fees ledger; to include raising annual invoices, processing monthly Bacs payment, the allocation of payments to accounts, regular reconciliation and review of aged debtor's reports and chasing outstanding payments.
  • Preparation of monthly bank reconciliations
  • Ensuring all bank transactions have been posted to the financial accounting software
  • Cash collection and receipting funds that are paid directly into the finance office and preparing lodgements for banking.
  • Other general duties as directed by the Head of Finance

What you need to succeed:

  • A minimum of 2 years's work experience within a busy finance function.
  • Strong knowledge of Excel
  • Ability to communicate at different levels of the organisation
  • Credit control experience


  • Accounting Technician or Bookkeeping qualification

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact Eve Turkington, Specialist Consultant at MCS Group 028 9023 5456

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