Role Type: Full-time, Permanent
Role Close Date: 26th November 2020
Location: Belfast

This is a great opportunity to join an expanding team in Belfast. The Record-to-Report (R2R) accounting team was set up in April 2019 and is quickly expanding. This role will provide other Baker McKenzie offices with accounting services.


  • Record journal entries in SAP for the assigned offices in-line with the established Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
  • Perform account reconciliations, including, bank reconciliations, balance sheet accounts, etc., 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 local offices queries and post accounting adjustments as required
  • Provide support for internal and external financial audits   

Experience Required

Essential Criteria:

  • 1+ years experience within a finance role
  • Experience of using an accounting package (SAP desirable but not essential)
  • Solid understanding of GAAP, IFRS and general accounting principles
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Drive and ambition to learn and to be part of a team
  • Business proficiency in written and oral English
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, in particular Microsoft Excel

Desirable Criteria:

  • Relevant undergraduate degree with 2.1 classification or above
  • Some experience in a relevant field (professional services firm and/or shared service center is preferred)
  • IATI membership
  • Experience of SAP