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Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant

We are looking for an Assistant Accountant to be based in our Belfast office, with a proficiency in business analytics as well as strong excel and communication skills. Ideally you will be a part qualified accountant/accounting technician and working towards an accountancy qualification.
Experience with month end processes and ERP systems would be an advantage.

Duties / Responsibilities:
• Responsibility for financial reporting for the Belfast office
• Preparation of monthly management accounts to tight deadlines
• Month end journal preparation
• Preparation of accruals & prepayments
• Overhead review and analysis
• Balance sheet analysis and reconciliations
• Input into annual external auditor queries
• Assist with the preparation of the statutory accounts in line with Financial Reporting Standards
• Delivery of ad hoc reports for senior management
• Strong attention to detail
• Other ad hoc duties as required

Our benefits include:
RPS offers you a career working with a talented team of experts in a friendly, supportive and innovative environment.
22 days holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Group disability scheme, share incentive scheme, Life assurance, Cycle to work scheme, Health screening, Professional Membership

About Us
RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,600 consultants and service providers. Located in 125 countries across all six continents we define, design and manage projects that create shared value to a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world.
We stand out for our clients by using deep expertise to solve problems that matter, making them easy to understand and by being easy to work with.
Our Northern Ireland Office, situated in Belfast, employs over 200 staff and has been providing services to the UK and Ireland for the past 70 years. We offer a wide range of opportunities, in a dynamic work place, where achievements are rewarded, and progress encouraged. As one of Ireland’s leading multidisciplinary consultancies, we are working on many high-profile Planning, Structural and Fire Engineering, Water, Waste, Transport, Project Management and Environment projects and require innovative and motivated staff.

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.