Finance Officer

Job description

McKinty Associates are working with a small East Belfast based Third Sector organisation who have a requirement for a Finance Officer to join their team. The Finance Officer will be responsible for providing an efficient and effective financial and administration service for the Association. The successful individual will work to support the organisation across a variety of areas allowing for a varied and enjoyable role. .


  • Undertaking general book keeping tasks including monthly reconciliation of bank accounts and management of petty cash
  • Recording and reconciling house occupancy lists and Housing Benefit payments and liaising with NIHE/Tenant representatives in relation to same
  • Managing the Purchase ledger system, including processing invoices, preparing payments and resolving queries
  • Running the monthly Payroll including processing associated payments to HMRC and NEST Pensions
  • Preparing financial reports for Board meetings
  • Completion of quarterly statutory returns to the DfC & other agencies
  • Assisting with the preparation of annual Income and Expenditure Budgets and monitoring actual spend against budget
  • Preparation of quarterly Management and Financial accounts including the preparation of accruals and prepayments and posting of journal entries
  • Arranging meetings of various Board and other committees, compilation of papers for meetings and taking minutes in the absence of the external minute taker
  • Assisting the Maintenance Officers, including updating status of maintenance orders on a weekly basis, maintaining records of statutory servicing and collating regular reports on same.
  • Undertaking front line/reception duties including welcoming visitors to the office
  • Checking and ordering stationery supplies and office equipment on a regular basis
  • Undertaking general day to day activities to ensure the smooth running of the office

Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • Strong academic record including Maths and English GCSE Grade C or above
  • Previous experience in a similar role (3 years or more)
  • Excellent level of IT literacy with advanced level of MS office
  • Experience of working on own initiative and as part of small team
  • High level of organisational skills and ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines

Desirable Skills

  • Experience of use of Sage accounting software

Further Information

Work time 9am - 5pm. To apply for this role please forward your CV ASAP to Paul Coulter at or telephone on 078 0384 3023 to discuss further. Applications for this role will be considered immediately with a view to placing the right individual ASAP, so please register your interest early. Please note, the opening may close in advance of advertised closing date - this is a guideline only. McKinty Associates Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job, you accept the T&C's & Privacy Policy which can be found on our website.

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Accountancy and Finance
£28,000 - £30,000 per annum, depending on experience
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9.00am - 5.00pm

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