12 Feb, 2024

Here at OCO we’ve been working at the heart of Trade and Investment for 20 years. Whether its leading agencies such as DIT, JETRO, Invest Hong Kong, partnering with the world’s most high profile consulting firms, or working with companies directly, OCO supports its clients in building and executing successful plans to attract international investment and grow businesses in new markets.

With presence in the key commercial centres in Europe, Asia, America and the Middle East, we employ a multi-national and multi-lingual team dedicated to delivering success.

The jobholder will be expected to work in line with OCO’s values which are: Excellence, Courage, Creativity, Commerciality, Collegiate Behaviour and Our Talent.

Purpose of role 

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Accounting technician will fulfil a key role within a small and expanding finance team based in the company’s Belfast headquarters.

Key Responsibilities 

Responsibilities of the role can be summarised;

  • Updating and reconciling financial ledgers
  • Assisting with the preparation of monthly management information
  • Verifying company expenses, bank deposits and bank payments
  • Reporting discrepancies, mistakes or potential fraud to senior management
  • Complying with financial laws and regulations alongside in-house policies
  • Researching and resolving discrepancies in a timely fashion
  • Preparation of forward looking information based on sales opportunities
  • Assistance with the annual audit process
  • The main focus of the role will relate to the company’s international operations, and working with local and international teams will be a key feature.

Essential Criteria 

  • Qualified Accounting Technician or similar by experience
  • At least 2 years previous experience in a similar role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Mathematical skills and in-depth knowledge of accounting principles
  • Ability to work as a part of a team
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficiency with accounting software

Competencies 

  • Customer focus
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Communication
  • Analysis & Research
  • Quality of Work
  • Flexibility
  • Planning / Organisation

What we offer 

  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual Bonus
  • 22 days paid annual leave rising 25 days
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Private Health Care
  • Flexible working
  • Working as part of an international team
  • Opportunity to travel

Desirable criteria 

  • Experience with ERP systems
  • Experience of working with international offices/clients
  • Experience of consolidation

Closing Date 

If you are interested in applying for this position please complete the attached monitoring form and send it with a covering letter and CV outlining your suitability for the role to recruitment@ocoglobal.com by 23 February 2024

OCO Global is an Equal Opportunities Employer


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Fair Employment Monitoring Questionnaire