Role Title: Financial Specialist
Role Type: Full-time, Permanent
Location: Belfast
Role Close Date: 29th March, 2019

The Financial Specialist will provide end-to-end accounting services in compliance with the globally established policies and standard procedures in collaboration with in-market financial leadership.


  • Provide accounting support for unapplied cash receipts (e.g., retainers, client trust funds, etc.) and/or fixed assets.
  • Act as the process Subject Matter Expert by providing on-the-job training/technical support to new team members.
  • Document processes including writing up desktop procedures.
  • Exercise strong analytical skills and sound professional judgment in complex situations.
  • Perform complex account reconciliations and resolve the reconciling items in a timely manner.
  • Perform period-end activities in accordance with the financial close schedules and the established guidelines.
  • Respond to in-market queries and post accounting adjustments as required.
  • Provide support for internal and external financial and statutory audits.

Experience Required

Essential Criteria:

  • BA or BS in Accounting, Finance or other Business discipline
  • CPA or equivalent certification is a plus
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a relevant field (professional services firm and/or Shared Service Center is preferred)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Solid understanding of GAAP, IFRS and general accounting principles
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Business proficiency in written and oral English