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  • Job reference number:15265549
  • Client ID:RI/HKJRL0809/NM
  • Posted on:11-AUG-2017
  • Salary:¬£Excellent DOE
  • Location:Belfast, Co Down, ANTRIM
  • Job type:PERMANENT

Operations & Distribution Accountant
Belfast, Co. Antrim
£Excellent DOE

If you are an ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified accountant, this is a superb opportunity to influence and shape the reporting function of one of Ireland’s largest private sector employers.

Dedicated to empowering and serving local communities, our client is a leader in the food retail industry. They are now looking for an Operations & Distribution Accountant to join their team in Belfast.

Fostering a culture of engagement, our client invests in their people for the long-term. They are dedicated to challenging, supporting and inspiring their staff to ensure that they grow alongside the business.

If you think you could make a positive, lasting impact with a business that creates and evolves innovative, market-leading brands, our client would love to hear from you.

As the Operations & Distribution Accountant, you will perform a wide range of management and financial reporting activities.

In this key role, you’ll train, motivate and develop the Accounts Team, effectively delegating tasks to maximise productivity. You’ll ensure that staff carry out forecasting, budgeting, reporting and reconciliation activities to the best of their ability.

You’ll provide a high level of support to the Financial Manager, Supply Chain Director, Site General Managers and the Operations Team regarding all areas of management and financial reporting.

Additionally, you will:

- Develop and drive a business partnering approach that delivers insight and challenge to the Operational Management Team
- Support logistics and distribution projects by providing insightful financial information
- Play a key role in the year-end and statutory accounts process, including the timely response to internal and external auditor queries
- Ensure the timely closure of ledgers

Interested? To be considered, you’ll need:

- To be a qualified accountant with membership of a professional body, such as the ACA, ACCA or CIMA
- At least three years’ post-qualification experience, gained within a fast-paced commercial environment

Diligent and pragmatic, as the Operations & Distribution Accountant, you will have excellent communication and relationship-building skills. The ability to motivate and inspire others is key, as is the ability to effectively prioritise your workload.

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This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit Ireland Ltd. The services advertised by Webrecruit Ireland Ltd are those of an Employment Agency.

Additional Keywords: Operations & Distribution Accountant, Qualified Accountant, Commercial Accountant, Financial Accountant, ACA, ACCA, CIMA, Accountant, Finance, Financial.

This job originally appeared on RecruitIreland.com