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Trainee Accountant ACCA

Company Background:

The Macklin Group is one of Northern Ireland’s foremost care home and hospitality organisations. With our ambitious plans for the future and a forward-thinking approach in these sectors, we set ourselves apart as an exciting and rewarding business to work with. 

 As a group we have developed substantially in recent years, through organic growth and acquisitions and currently employ over 600 employees. We wish to appoint a Trainee Accountant following the ACCA pathway for the group. 

 This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a dynamic business which offers you the chance to develop new skills and experience. The role will be based in our Head Office, 26 Wellington Park.

Important Information
Date Posted: 28th September 2022
Closing Date: 7th October 2022
Industry: Healthcare
Job Type: Full time
Salary: £21,500.00

About the role

Job Title: Trainee Accountant ACCA 

 Reporting: Finance Director

 Duties include but not limited to:

·        Sales ledger maintenance, to include raising and posting sales invoices

·        Purchase ledger administration, to include supplier payment runs and dealing with queries

·        Cash and bank management dealing with; lodgements, reconciliations and expenses

·        Balance Sheet reconciliations and resolution of associated queries

·        Dealing with resident queries

·        Support in the preparation of; vat returns, management accounts and statutory audit

·        Ad hoc accounting and clerical duties as required

Essential Criteria:

·        Relevant degree or part qualified with a recognised accountancy body

·        Strong IT skills including popular office software packages e.g. Excel

·        Excellent communication skills.

·        Good organisational and time management skills, with experience of working to deadlines

·        Excellent command of spoken and written English

·        Eligibility to live and work in the UK

 

Desirable Criteria:

·        Experience of working in the Hospitality and / or Care Sectors

·        Accounts related experience or experience working within a finance department

·        1 years’ experience with Sage 50

·        Degree or Part Qualified through a recognised accountancy body

Required Skills:

·        Commitment to the Company core values & ways of working

·        Core values - Treat people really well, the highest standards, Perseverance and enjoyment, Openness trust & understanding, Flexibility & One step Ahead.

·        Excellent analytical, planning, teamworking and problem-solving skills

What We Offer:

·         Permanent position

·         Competitive remuneration package

·         Full fee and study support for the ACCA qualification pathway

·         Comprehensive induction Training

·         Free Car Parking

·         Flexible Working Pattern

·         33 Days Annual Leave (Including stats)

·         Smart Casual Work Attire

·         Hybrid working (work from home)

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What you will need

Required criteria

  • • Relevant degree or part qualified with a recognised accountancy body
  • • Strong IT skills including popular office software packages e.g. Excel
  • • Excellent communication skills.
  • • Good organisational and time management skills, with experience of working to deadlines
  • • Excellent command of spoken and written English
  • • Eligibility to live and work in the UK

Desired criteria

  • • Experience of working in the Hospitality and / or Care Sectors
  • • Accounts related experience or experience working within a finance department
  • • 1 years’ experience with Sage 50
  • • Degree or Part Qualified through a recognised accountancy body

Macklin Care Homes

We care with heart because… We are undeniably proud of our history and passionate about our future! From the moment we opened our first Care Home in Northern Ireland 30 years ago, we knew we could make a difference in people’s lives.

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Macklin Care Homes, headed by the Macklin family and part of the Macklin Group, have been caring for people for over 30 years. We’ve taken all our experience over all those years to bring the very best of our knowledge and our expertise to you. We’re experts at what we do. We’re not just another Care Home, we’re a family first and foremost and we treat everyone we come into contact with as one of our very own. From staff to residents to relatives to suppliers to the postman – we’re all one big community! We have Six Locations - Park Manor/Belfast, Arlington/Belfast, Our Lady's/Belfast, Milesian Manor/Magherafelt, Ratheane/Coleraine, and Leabank in Ballycastle.

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Want a job you'll love? Can you make a real difference to the lives of others? We are looking to recruit great people to work in care and in return, we will bring out the best in you. At Macklin Care Homes you will work as part of an award-winning team who are valued for their contribution, with opportunities for career development, as well as a friendly and rewarding working environment. If you are a compassionate person who cares with heart we would like to hear from you. We are proud of our values and unique positive culture that we live each and every day. This is reflective of our relationships with our residents, their relatives, our suppliers and the local community.

Our benefits

As a family-run organisation, we live and breathe our core values of treating people really well, trust, dedication and continuous development. Once you join us, you not only become a member of the team but a member of our family. Caring with heart is at the core of everything we do – with our residents and team members.

Employee development programs

Free parking

Referral bonus

Long service recognition

Trainee Accountant ACCA

We care with heart because… We are undeniably proud of our history and passionate about our future! From the moment we opened our first Care Home in Northern Ireland 30 years ago, we knew we could make a difference in people’s lives.