Accounting Technician

Company Background:

Keystone Group is a market leader in the building materials and products markets in the UK, Ireland & Continental Europe providing materials to leading bluechip companies. The Keystone Group consists of Keystone Lintels, IG Lintels, Keylite Roof Windows, Smartroof and IG GRP.  The role is based in our Group headquarters in Cookstown, Co. Tyrone and the successful candidate will be responsible to our Financial Controller.

Job Opportunities:

We are looking for a self-motivated individual who possesses good communication skills and has a sound awareness of the business environment. The successful candidate will be meticulous and highly confidential with regards to all aspects of their work. They should have an innate ability to problem solve and analyse financial data. Upon completion of ‘on-the-job training’, the successful candidates will be expected to work on their own initiative within a busy finance office, and liaise directly with relevant financial institutes and colleagues.

Person Specification:

Essential Criteria:

  • Working towards or have attained IATI qualification
  • Sound knowledge of financial principles
  • Good knowledge of financial reporting
  • Awareness & understanding of local, state and business law regarding accountancy, finances and taxation
  • Technical accounting skills
  • Good IT skills, particularly in the use of spread sheets

Desirable criteria:

  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in a relevant role.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar industry.

Job description:

  • Administering weekly payroll
  • Arranging payment for invoices
  • Preparation of accounts
  • Preparation & submission of VAT returns
  • Preparation & submission of statistical returns
  • Responsible for preparing monthly reports for finance team including:
    • Bank reconciliations / cash flow summaries
    • Stock reports / attendance at stock takes
    • Working capital reports
    • Production reports
  • Assistance with preparation of audit files
  • Other duties as relevant to finance function

The role is suited to those who want to be the best!  This demanding and challenging position offers an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated individual to join a progressive company and to develop an exciting career. Selected candidates must be enthusiastic and be prepared to work hard!

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