Accounting Technician

We are currently seeking one Accounting Technician to join our Accounts team at our HQ in Newry, Northern Ireland.

The Accounting Technician is responsible for performing a wide variety of accounting tasks which will include, but is not limited to, the following;

  • Ensuring staff have submitted timesheets in line with policy
  • Raising sales invoices from Statement of Works (SOW’s)
  • Credit control responsibility for issued sales invoices
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating the cash book
  • Allocating bank receipts to sales invoices and updating the AR ledger
  • Prepayment and accruals postings and reconciliation
  • Reconciliation of bank accounts in a variety of currencies
  • Assist with month-end tasks and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assist the Financial Accountant with Monthly Management Accounts
  • Review financial information with the intention of proactively identifying any issues and taking corrective action
  • Taking ownership of ad hoc projects designed to promote process improvements
  • Liaise with other departments in First Derivatives (e.g. IT, HR and Operations)


  • 2+ years’ experience in a finance role
  • Desirable: Accounting/Bookkeeping qualification
  • Excellent organisational skills, solution-focused and proactive
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel (Vlookups & Pivot Tables). Training will be provided.
  • Experience of using an accounting package
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines
  • Interest in building a career down the accounting path

About FD:
We’re a leading provider of products and consulting services to the capital markets industry, with over 2500 staff globally. First Derivatives (FD) is a provider of high-performance time-series database software to a variety of industries as well as regulatory and IT consulting services to the capital markets industry. The combined proposition gives FD a differentiated offering within capital markets, an industry increasingly challenged by regulation and data management. Additionally, FD has begun to establish itself in a number of industries outside of capital markets.

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