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Interim Assistant Accountant - Hybrid - Belfast

Posted 06/03/2024

£25000 - £30000.00 per annum



Finance & Accounting

Job Description

MCS Group is delighted to be assisting a key client based in Belfast source an interim Assistant Accountant - Hybrid.

Our client is a market leader in the Technology sector and is looking for an enthusiastic & talented Assistant Accountant to join their Finance time on a temporary basis.

Minimum 6 Months contract.

Early Friday Finish

Competitive salary & retention bonus paid on completion of the contract.

As Interim Assistant Accountant you will responsible for:

  • Assisting in the preparation of monthly management accounts - including but not limited to payroll journals, prepayment journals; fixed asset close
  • Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations in various foreign currencies
  • Assisting in the preparation of monthly finance reports
  • Weekly Cash Reporting, Cash Forecasting and Bank reconciliations in various currencies
  • Preparation of monthly VAT Returns
  • Stock reconciliations and assisting in stock control and reporting
  • Assisting in sales and margin reporting
  • Liaising with foreign payroll bureaus
  • Process monthly employee expense claim and credit card claim process
  • Process Intercompany invoices; reconciliations and payment of intercompany balance
  • Provide support to Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable functions when required

Essential Criteria:

*Third level education or IATI qualified

*Working towards an accountancy qualification (ACCA, CIMA, ICAI)

18 months accounting experience within a similar role

*Management accounts prep experience

*Involvement in either AP or AR function

Critical thinking & Problem Solving:

* Recognizes the importance of paying attention to detail and does it effectively

*Seeks out the appropriate people to clarify a problem and help resolve it.

Planning and Organizing:

*Deals with routine work efficiently


*When under pressure, pulls together with other team members to deliver and ask for help when needed Customer Focus:

* Delivers excellent customer service


* Is honest in their communication with others

Motivation & Drive:

*Demonstrates drive and enthusiasm for their work

Desirable Criteria:

Critical thinking & Problem Solving:

  • Demonstrates accountability for own decisions
  • Presents solutions, rather than just raising problems or issues

Planning and Organizing:

  • Plans and prioritizes workload efficiently and effectively


  • Puts in extra time and effort when required to achieve team targets

Customer Focus:

  • Communicates clearly and concisely with customers


  • Selects the most appropriate channel to communicate with others (e.g. email, phone) Motivation & Drive:

Responds positively to problems and uses them as an opportunity to do things better or differently

For more details on this opportunity please see below:

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact Clare Simpson, Specialist Interim & Contract Finance Consultant at MCS Group 02896 935499

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