Monthly Archives: February 2015

Financial Analyst

Financial Analyst – New role


VANRATH is actively recruiting for a Financial Analyst to join one of Northern Ireland’s leading organisations for a New Permanent opportunity. Reporting directly to the Financial Planning and Reporting Manager, the Financial Analyst will play a key role in the financial planning, modelling and stakeholder management activities of the business.


- Development of robust financial and management reporting, financial modelling
- Establishing and maintaining effective relationship with internal and external stakeholders;
- Review, analysis and interpretation of data and providing effective commentary to senior management

The Ideal Person:

The successful candidate will be a self starter with sound commercial awareness and the ability to operate effectively at a senior level within the business. You must be a qualified accountant with a minimum of 3 years PQE and experience in developing and reviewing financial models, you will possess strong commercial accounting experience.


Salary will depend on experience and will be in the region of £35-40,000. This is an exceptional commercial opportunity.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Senior Accountancy jobs in Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Joanne Bloomer in the strictest confidence on 02890 330 250.

Finance Administrator – Urgent

The role: Finance Administrator

The client:

A recognised professional organisation has a number of exciting opportunities available for Finance Administrators to support their International Finance Team. This is an ideal opportunity to join a global company and to gain valuable experience within a dynamic team. These roles are to support with a long term project and suited to those who are aspiring to have a career in Finance.


Based within the eBilling Department, the successful candidate will be accountable for the processing of electronic invoices for the international side of the business. Team members within this department are responsible for ensuring the smooth delivery of information and that the electronic invoices are sent to clients in a timely and accurate fashion.

- Maintain all rates for key clients on finance systems
- Support with the development and establishment of data templates
- Offer suggestions for improvements to the current processes
- Implement suggested improvements

Ideal person:

- A minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role
- Excellent MS Office skills in particular Excel
- Previous experience of computerised accounting systems


- £16,000 – £18,000

- Long term contracts available.
- Immediate interview and start

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Temporary Accountancy job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Victoria in the strictest confidence on 02890 330 250

Citrix Support Engineer

IT Support Engineer – Belfast – £24,000 – £28,000

Hays IT have been retained by a leading Managed IT Service Provider to acquire an IT Support Engineer as they go through a period significant growth. This organisation leads the way in Northern Ireland with a portfolio of cutting edge technology and IT services with a client list in excess of 300 companies including both public and private sector clients.

As a Support Engineer you will be expected to support and administer solutions to the customer base. This includes evaluating customer needs, installing new hardware and software, and troubleshooting computer problems.


- At least 2-3 years’ experience working in a similar service / support role in the IT Industry
- Strong MS Server experience Windows Server 2008 R2+ / 2012
- Knowledge and experience of VMWare
- A strong understanding of the Citrix Virtualisation technology suite
- Citrix Virtualisation technology and experience of supporting and maintaining XenApp server farms
- Troubleshoot and resolve issues on Routers / Firewalls and Switches (TCP/IP, VPN, DHCP/DNS)

€ Degree in an IT related subject AND/ OR Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)/ Cisco CCNA/ Citrix Certification.

For further information regarding this vacancy or any other IT support and Infrastructure roles in Northern Ireland please call Michael Rosbotham in complete confidence on 02890446905

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Financial Controller – Interim (Interviews 17th March)

An Interim Financial Controller post – 6 – 9 month contract

The Job

  • Maintaining control environment 
  • Procurement review, Purchasing, Accounts Payable
  • Interaction with other departments 
  • Provision of monthly management accounts  and delivery to Finance Director 
  • Managing internal audit 
  • A number of small projects will arise during the term of this post.

 The Person:

  • Qualified Accountant – ACA, ACCA, CIMA
  • Experience  in a senior management role
  • Flexible, approachable collaborative attitude
  • Relationship builder
  • Able to exhort others into action!
  • Ability to manage strong personalities
  • Ability to quickly grasp the complexities of the business 

This is a fabulous interim role; the salary is pitched to reflect the calibre of the position.

Please upload your CV using the Apply button below, or for a confidential discussion, please phone Barbara Hume on 028 9070 9003

Accounts Payable Specialist

The role: Accounts Payable Specialist

The Client:

A newly created position as arisen within this well respected organisation for an Accounts Payable Specialist. Working in this fast paced environment it is essential that you can deal with complex financial invoices in a deadline driven environment. This opportunity allows the successful candidate to advance their career rapidly in a growing business where you will be consistently rewarded for maintaining an excellent standard of work.


Working as part of a team of 3 and reporting into the Management Accountant, you will have sole responsibility for your own section of the ledger from start to finish (from processing invoices through to payments).

- Acting as the main point of contact for accounts payable related enquiries
- Maintaining new & existing supplier account details within the purchase ledger
- Monthly reconciliation of supplier statements
- Monthly Payment runs & processing BACS Payments
- Processing and monitoring payments
- Checking invoices against PO’s
- Reconciling delivery notes to invoices received
- Resolving Account/invoices queries in a timely manner

The Ideal Candidate:

- 3 years experience in an Accounts Payable role ideally in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
- Be knowledgeable in all aspects of Accounts Payable
- Be highly competent in Excel, being able to use pivots and look up tables
- Have excellent attention to detail and accuracy, being comfortable inputting high volumes of complex data

- 5 years experience as a Purchase Ledger Clerk
- Be available at a short notice


Salary will be market leading to attract the best candidates in the market

*Commencing initially on a temporary contract to facilitate an immediate start.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Temporary Accountancy job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Victoria Craig in the strictest confidence on 02890 330 250

Call Advisors – Start next week – no sales

My client is a well known organisation based throughout the UK. Due to extensive growth urgent positions has arisen for experienced customer service agents on a permanent basis based in Belfast. This is an excellent opportunity for people who are looking to take the next step within their customer service career.

The Role:

  • You will be delivering excellent customer service to contracted customers and ensure all queries are dealt with
  • This will be done via telephone
  • Deliver a professional service to customers and ensure they are getting best use of our services
  • Be able to deal with queries and complaints and ensure all are resolved quickly and efficiently
  • Work well with a new department and look to progress within the role


  • You must have at least one years customer service experience
  • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • Able to work well within a team and have a flexible approach
  • Looking to progress within your career
  • Work well within a team

Salary will be around £6.66 per hour and shifts will between 8am – 11pm (hours worked passed 8pm is £8 per hour.

To apply for an immediate interview or find out more please submit your CV or call Stephen on 02890720138

Management Accountant – NEW

Management Accountant – NEW


VanRath are urgently recruiting for a Management Accountant for a manufacturing organisation in Lisburn. This is a new role due to the on-going success and growth of the company. Reporting directly to the Finance Director this is a an opportunity to leverage into an FC role within a succinct timescale.


- Producing monthly management accounts packs and supporting schedules
- Producing monthly departmental accounts and holding financial review meetings with departmental managers to discuss variances against budget
- Preparation of annual budgets and rolling monthly forecasts
- Preparing monthly sales and margin analysis by product, channel and geographical sector
- Reporting and analysing working capital and cash flow
- Assisting with the development and implementation of robust and efficient procedures, processes and controls
- Analysing and reporting on key financial data on a timely basis ensuring managers receive accurate and relevant information
- Development of KPI’s and Management Information Systems

The Ideal Person:

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with at least 2 years industry experience, ideally gained within a Manufacturing organisation. You must have exceptional IT skills and be very proficient in Excel with effective communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate complex information in an understandable format to a range of audiences


Salary for the role will be circa £30-35,000 and you will work with an excellent team.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Senior Accountancy jobs in Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Barbara McKiernan in the strictest confidence on 02890 330 250.

Senior Thermal Engineer

MCS Group is working with our client based in on the appointment of a Senior Thermal Engineer.

Working in a truly dynamic team, with exposure to a variety of exciting cutting edge projects this position will offer you a fast track career and development path with a highly competitive remuneration package.

With a minimum of 1 years’ experience you will be;

  • Proficient in conducting aero-thermal and/or acoustic analysis, including the use of commercial software and other analysis tools where appropriate.
  • Have the ability to analyse customer requirements and specify aircraft aero – thermal systems capable of meeting requirements.
  • Capable of supervising project teams in the associated development, testing and qualification of these systems as well as problem resolution.
  • Have the ability to prepare, maintain and give advice on process documentation, and regulatory requirements across user departments in accordance with customer spec

The successful applicant will possess the following:

  • Minimum HND / Degree qualified in mechanical or aeronautical engineering
  • Application experience of thermal analysis and test.

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please contact Rory Bonnar, Engineering Consultant at MCS Group on 028 9023 5456 or send an up to date CV via the link provided.

MCS Group is a specialist consultancy focusing on IT & Engineering careers.

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Store Manager

We are hiring a Store Manager for the newest Ground Espresso Bar opening in Derry/Londonderry in SPRING 2015.

Roles and Responsibilities:

As a Ground Store Manager you will be responsible for the delivery and implementation of the high standards associated with the Ground. It is the Manager’s role to comply with and actively promote the company’s Mission, Vision and Values at all times and ensure they are consistently and continuously passed on to all staff members and customers in words, actions and deeds.

Key responsibilities:

  • Act as a role model while providing guidance, training and development to other staff members.
  • Recruit new staff and schedule ongoing performance reviews.
  • Comply with and actively promote the company’s policies and procedures on all aspects of equal opportunities, health and safety, food standards.
  • Deal with quickly and effectively any performance issues within your team.
  • Provide outstanding customers service & directing staff members to do same.
  • Maintain ambiance within your store.
  • Have expert knowledge of all products offered within the store, ensuring staff have same.
  • Ensure staff suggestively up-sell to ensure sales targets are met.
  • Manage waste, portion control & control costs to ensure maximum profitability.

This is an exceptional opportunity for someone to develop a Management career with one of Ireland’s fastest growing independent coffee outlets, you will be preferably have a passion for coffee, as it will be your role to actively encourage your team to become passionate about coffee and all Ground products.

You will need to have:

  • Excellent experience in café/hospitality management, preference for those who have a passion for coffee.
  • Demonstrate strong organisation, initiative and decision-making skills.
  • Be flexible in relation to working hours, stores are open from early morning to late evening.

So if you feel you have the experience it takes to Manage a Ground store and drive business results then apply today.

Oracle Developer – Derry

Oracle Developer – Belfast/Derry – New


A leading global organisation who are an employer of choice for some of NI’s top Oracle Professionals are currently looking to expand their growing practice. With Oracle Diamond Partner accreditation, this company are truly a world leader with almost 4000 Oracle Professionals worldwide across Applications, Middleware, Database & Infrastructure. They have a reputation that is synonymous with quality and they work with some of the largest clients in the UK across the public and private sector. With flexible working, work from home arrangements and minimal travel, this is a great role for anyone who wants to make the next step up in their career


Oracle Support consultant who will have a minimum 2 years of experience in E-Business support (any modules)

The role will include the following activities:

• Provide general support: owning incidents, participating in rota etc
• Be an escalation point for module issues on specific accounts
• Take ownership and management of long term issues
• Deliver training to the rest of the team to fill specific gaps
• Provide support patch assessments
• Provide change impact assessments

The Ideal Person:

R12 practical implementation (desirable)
A minimum of 2 years working on Oracle EBS (desirable)
Experience of both support and implementation


This is a rare role within a company who are a true career maker. You will get the chance to work with databases and systems, the scale of which is simply unattainable in other organisations. There is a market leading salary and benefits package on offer that is designed to attract and retain the top Oracle talent in the market. On top of your salary you will receive a bonus, car allowance and market leading benefits package.

VanRath have had a long standing relationship with this company and the feedback from candidates we have placed has been excellent.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other IT job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Ryan Arthurs in the strictest confidence on 02890 330 250