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Assistant Accountant

Due to recent expansion into London we are recruiting an Assistant Accountant based in our Head Office in Crossgar, Co Down.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone working towards their professional qualification or looking to broaden their experience, as in this newly established position, the successful candidate will support the Group Financial Director in all aspects of the business.  

The role will include:

Maintenance of general ledger records

Reconciliation of receipts, bank accounts and other financial transactions.

Assisting with credit control procedures.

Assisting with product costings, carrying out regular and annual stock checks.

Assisting with UK and ROI Payroll

Preparation of UK & ROI VAT returns, Intrastat and EC Sales.

Assisting with the preparation of management accounts

Ad-hoc duties as they arise to support the day to day running of the business.



The ideal candidate will be Part-Qualified or IATI qualified with membership to a professional body e.g. ACA / ACCA / CIMA or Qualified by Experience (Minimum of 5 years in a relevant finance position).


Essential Skills:

Natural ability to think and plan ahead, to prioritise and to multitask.

Strong analytical skills with attention to detail.

Be process / system driven.

Ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the business.

Excellent IT skills with Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.


Monday to Friday 9am -5pm, though occasional weekend or evening work and some travel to London may be required.

Company Information

Established in 1977, James Nicholson Wine is one of Ireland's leading independent wine merchants. Selling wine to the on-trade (restaurants, hotels, caterers), premium off trade (mostly other independent wine merchants), and to retail customers throughout Ireland and the UK.

With a state-of-the-art shop in Crossgar, a recently acquired shop in London, warehouses in Dublin and Crossgar and over 2000 product lines, James Nicholson Wine offers the finest and most innovative wines from around the world.

Download the application form here: AA-012020 Application Form

Please forward completed applications to:

Closing date for receipt of completed applications: Monday 3 February 2020

James Nicholson Wine Ltd. is an equal opportunities employer and appoints on merit.


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