Site Accountant – Ex-Pat Contract


  • Belfast
  • £45,000 per year
  • Contract
  • Full-time
  • 1 month ago
  • Apply easily
My client:

This is a truly unique and exciting opportunity to apply for a challenging and exciting Ex-Pat role as the Site Accountant for a long-term VanRath client based in West Africa. This role will be employed on a rolling 12-month contract basis and offers an unrivalled (and tax free) remuneration package. The experience gained, working with a market-leading organisation, will provide unrivalled commercial and cultural experience for the successful candidate and previous placements in this type of role have all gone on to forge highly successful careers on the back of these appointments. *Please note, the typical working pattern for this post is in blocks of 10 weeks on, 3 weeks off. Accommodation, travel and living expenses are fully covered*

The Role:

Reporting to the Group Financial Director you will assume complete control & management of the Financial, HR, Supply Chain & Logistical functions of a national site. Specifically, you will:

– Be responsible for the preparation of monthly, quarterly & annual management accounts, cost reports, cash-flows, budgets, rise & fall reports, liaising with external auditors (incl. Governmental auditors);

– Oversee management of the HR Department, with responsibility for 400 employees

– Be tasked with liaising with Financial Advisors, Auditors, Banks & Lawyers to ensure the company adheres to national law & complies with financial regulations.

– Be responsible for procurement & supply chain management is to acquire orders / spares & make complex logistical arrangements in time critical environments.

– Attend conventions & meetings on a weekly / monthly basis in order to build & maintain relationship whilst also developing new contacts / networks in order to gain knowledge of potential new sites / understand trends of current sites

– Liaise with Production Managers / Finance Directors / CEO’s & Plant Directors to discuss issues & implement new strategies to improve areas

– Liaise with company CEO’s / Directors / Surveyors / Estimators to discuss new contracts and subsequently compiling all information required into contract / tender format for onward review & submission in adherence with company policy

The Ideal Candidate:

– Part-Qualified/Recently Qualified accountant ( Minimum ), keen on a new challenge

– Basic level of fluency in French (Desirable)

– Commercial experience in Construction/Mining

– Intermediate MS Excel (Fluent)

– Ability to work on own initiative

– Excellent communication skills – ideally outgoing-type with some prior exposure to staff management


– Basic First Year Salary of £45k. Ex-Pat contract (Tax free)

– 10% Annual Bonus on completion of full year worked successfully

– Travel Costs

– Accommodation

– Generous monthly spending allowance

– Car + Driver for Company use

– 70 days annual holiday

For further information on this vacancy, or any other senior accountancy appointment in Northern Ireland or beyond, please apply via the link below or contact Damian Della Croce in the strictest confidence on 02890 330 250.

Job Reference: DDC00110920_1591714755

Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: 12+ months

Job Start Date: ASAP

Job Type:

Job Location:

Job Industry:

Job Skill:

Job Skill

Accountant, Finance Manager, Financial Analyst, French, French Speaking, Project Accountant, Site Accountant Job Closing Date 7th July 2020
Job Reference DDC00110920_1591714755

or call

Similar Jobs

At VANRATH we fully recognise that making a career change can be a huge step. We will endeavour to support you through every stage of the recruitment process from an initial discussion of your career aspirations, to the security of your new position.

8th Floor, Victoria House

15-27 Gloucester Street Belfast, BT1 4LS




VAT Registration No. 788 4039 84 Lincoln Recruitment Limited Registered Northern Ireland No. 41548 Registered Office: 8th Floor, Victoria House, 15-27 Gloucester Street, Belfast, BT1 4LS

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Want to find out more about our cookie policy?


Similar Jobs

  • Site Accountant – Ex-Pat Contract


    • Belfast
    • £45,000 per year
    My client: This is a truly unique and exciting opportunity to apply for a challenging and exciting Ex-Pat role as the Site Accountant for a long-term VanRath client based in West…
    • 1 month ago
    • Apply easily
  • Newly-Qualified Accountant (Industry Contract)


    • Belfast
    • £40,000 per year
    My Client: VANRATH are proud to be recruiting for one of the largest, target employers in Northern Ireland for a Newly-Qualified Accountant. This role will be working within a te…
    • 60 days ago
    • Apply easily
  • Management Accountant – East Belfast

    Abacus Professional Recruitment

    • Belfast
    • £30,000-36,000 per year
    Location: Belfast Job Type: Permanent Salary: £30,000 - £36,000 Date Posted: 05/06/2020 Management Accountant Currently liaising with a leading firm who are seeking to ad a new…
    • 1 month ago