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Assistant Accountant

McCue is looking for an Assistant Accountant. Reporting to the Company Accountant, you will will be responsible for financial controls and assisting in development and implementation of improved reporting requirements.


You will be a highly motivated and proactive acounting technician with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work as part of a team


Working hours:
36.5 hours / week, Monday-Thursday:  9.00am-5.00pm   Friday:  9.00am-4.00pm


Salary is payable monthly and dependant on experience .

Important Information
Date Posted: 10th November 2021
Closing Date: 3rd December 2021
Industry: land / Property and Construction
Job Type: Full time
Salary: Based on Experience

About the role

  • Supporting the Company Accountant in the preparation of monthly financial statements, quarterly management accounts and annual statutory accounts. 
  • Supporting the company accountant in the preparation of the annual budget.
  • Assisting Company Accountant with internal and external audits as and when required. 
  • Ensuring necessary financial controls are in place and operating effectively along with responsibility of closing down month end
  • Maintenance of nominal ledger and contract costing systems
  • Preparing and submitting UK & Foregin VAT Returns,  PAYE/NIC and Government Agency returns whilst ensuring the company is being vigilant and complaing with foregign taxes asscociated with foreign trade.           
  • Completing bank reconcilations for both Sterling and Euro currencies
  • Processing bank payments and ensuring control of direct debits from the bank 
  • Undertake Reasonableness checking of transactions posted to the nominal ledger. 
  • Completion of statistical forms by deadlines provided.
  • Monthly reconciliation of key nominal ledger control accounts.
  • Preparation of daily cash sheets & cash reconciliations.
  • Provide relief for all accounting functions in time of holidays & absence (i.e. Sales Ledger, Purchase ledger, Subcontractor Ledger & Payroll).
  • Maintaining and updating the Fixed Assets Register.
  • To participate, promote and support all Company initiatives with compliance to procedures and requirements for ISO9001, 14001, 45001 and FSC and Investors in People Standards.
  • Any other duties conducive to the effective operation of the post which the Company deem to be within the post holder’s competence.
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What you will need

Required criteria

  • Minimum 5 GCSE/O’Levels including English and Maths
  • Accounting Technican Qualification
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to produce accounts to Trial Balance.
  • Computer literate, preferably with experience in Sage Line 200 accounting systems.

Desired criteria

  • Studying towards CIMA would be an advantage
  • Experience in Construction Industry an advantage.

Professional skills you’ll need for this job opportunity

Accounts Payable

Accounts Payable

Microsoft Office Suite

Microsoft Office Suite

Keeping People Informed

Keeping People Informed

Financial Control

Financial Control

McCUE

McCue is an award-winning project management, fit-out and specialist joinery company with over 65 years’ experience in the industry.

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McCue was founded in 1954 by James F McCue and began trading from a small warehouse in East Belfast, manufacturing packing cases for the linen industry. The company began answering the growing demand for shop fitting services for both banks and retail clients, delivering high-quality and innovative fit-outs and building up a trusted supply chain, some of whom still work with the company today. As a result, McCue has become a respected specialist fit-out and project management company delivering many outstanding projects throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe. Now based in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, at a purpose built 5,500m2 production facility, McCue’s bespoke joinery and fabrication team can create the most intricate of designs, sourcing the finest materials to deliver exceptional, award-winning results.

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What makes McCue different is the personal relationships we build with clients and suppliers, a move that has resulted in repeat business with many of the company’s prestigious clients. We understand the needs of our clients, which vary across sectors including retail, hospitality, bar and restaurant, leisure, marine, corporate and finance. At McCue our team create relationships which enables the designer’s visions to be brought to life, credible value engineering options for quantity surveyors and creating breath-taking places that the end user can enjoy. McCue strives to be an employer of choice. From creating careers through our apprenticeship programme, to developing employees’ skills through CPD, and offering the opportunity for promotion from within, our people are at the heart of what we do.

Our benefits

As an Investors In People accredited employer, we take great pride in recruiting the best people and maintaining a strong cohesive team, and as a result, we continually strive to attract talented individuals.

Vacation/Paid Time Off

Retirement Plan and/or Pension

Office Perks

Employee Development Programs

Free Parking

Open office

Competitive Salary

Assistant Accountant

McCue is an award-winning project management, fit-out and specialist joinery company with over 65 years’ experience in the industry.