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Management Accountant

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Closing date:

06 - 12 - 2022 | 5pm


Northern Ireland


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Belfast Distillery Company Limited is recruiting for a Management Accountant as part of a small but dynamic finance team. The position will be based in Belfast.


Belfast Distillery Company Limited relaunched McConnell’s Irish Whisky in 2019 and the brand has already achieved significant success particularly in the USA, Australia, Europe, and Asia selling into 25 global markets. Belfast Distillery Company Limited intends to grow the number of markets where the brand will be available and continue to build the performance across all key brand metrics. In addition to this the company is currently constructing a new whiskey distillery and visitor attraction at the Crumlin Road Gaol.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer the role will be critical in assisting in the establishment of appropriate systems, processes, procedures, and controls to ensure all internal and external reporting requirements are satisfied. As a new role, this position offers the successful candidate a real opportunity to drive their own ideas and initiatives as the Company enters the next exciting phase of its growth strategy.

The Role:

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts/packs with provision and interpretation of full supporting analysis and key performance indicators
  • Preparation of annual financial statements and liaising with external auditors
  • Periodic sales and margin reporting
  • Processing daily sales, purchases & banking transactions
  • Maintaining accounts payable and accounts receivable ledgers, fixed asset registers, bank reconciliations etc
  • Review monthly stock reconciliations
  • Review bill of material updates
  • Preparing weekly cashflow forecasts
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Assisting in the preparation of annual budgets, quarterly rolling forecasts and monthly forecasts
  • Ensuring adherence to internal control framework
  • Due diligence documentation review and checklist preparation
  • Administering grant application submissions
  • Insurance administration
  • Any other reasonable duties as and when required

The Ideal Candidate

  • Ideally CA/CIMA/ACCA qualified
  • Experience in working in a busy finance department in industry, preferably in the manufacturing sector
  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision, and manage time effectively
  • An enthusiastic self-starter willing to challenge and be innovative
  • Comfortable analyzing data, process driven with high attention to detail
  • Ability and experience in managing relationships both internally and externally with key stakeholders
  • Excellent communicator with ability to develop strong business relationships
  • Prior experience in the testing and implementation of new accounting systems would be beneficial

For a full candidate brief on the role and a confidential discussion please call Joanne McAuley during office hours on 07834 321139 or email

Application is by tailored CV and Supporting Statement.  Closing date for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 6th December 2022.   Belfast Distillery Company Limited is an equal opportunities employer and Clarendon Executive is acting as an agent on their behalf.

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