Associate (Level 1) Accounts Assistant, EY Finance Operations, Belfast

Belfast, UK
Competitive remuneration package
07 Jun 2024
07 Jul 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Job description

Associate (Level 1) – Accounts Assistant, EY Finance Operations, Belfast

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

The opportunity:

EY Finance Operations is a fast growing, managed service team within EY providing book keeping, management accounts, corporate tax, VAT and statutory accounting functions for a wide range of clients.

As an Accounts Assistant within our Finance Operations team, you’ll have a unique opportunity to learn and develop as part of a diverse team serving a portfolio of clients.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Assist in managing daily bookkeeping for a portfolio of clients.
  • Support in preparing basic accounting records and financial reports under the guidance of senior team members.
  • Gain experience interacting with clients to understand their business processes better and provide valuable insights where necessary.
  • Help in analysing business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations with a focus on learning and development.
  • Gain experience in working with accounting systems and learn new accounting technologies where applicable.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with clients and stakeholders within your capacity.
  • Support senior team members in compliance activities and adhere to company’s policies and legal regulations.
  • Contribute to team success by collaborating with colleagues and continuously seeking personal professional development.


  • Basic accounting qualification (AAT, or actively working towards ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent).
  • Experience of working within an Accounting environment.
  • Interest in the professional services sector, preferably with practical experience within a professional services firm.
  • Strong mathematical aptitude and a keen eye for detail.
  • Ability to deliver work on a timely basis.

What we look for:

  • Good teamwork skills, eagerness to learn, and a positive attitude.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members and clients and manage multiple stakeholders.
  • Problem-solving skills, with a natural curiosity in business operations.
  • Ability to ask questions and to incorporate new areas of learning in your daily job.
  • A personable approach and potential for establishing good client relations.

What we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

Please note;

Prior to finalizing your application, you will be asked to provide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. The information you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate your candidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically and implement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you to provide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better working world. Read more about our commitment to diversity& inclusiveness here. We ask because it matters!

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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