Finance Officer (Part-time, 2 days per week)

Finance Officer


Contract:                   Part-time.


Hours of work:         15 hours per week, Monday – Friday (over any 2 days)


Location:                   Skainos, 239 Newtownards Road, Belfast (Hybrid working)


Salary:                        Negotiable, depending on experience.


Specialisterne NI is a specialist consultancy that supports autistic and neurodivergent people to get ready for and secure careers.  Our experience helps employers recruit and retain autistic and neurodivergent people, and grow diverse, effective teams.


We are currently seeking to bring on board an experienced Finance Officer / Accounting Technician, who will bring their finance and numeracy expertise to work alongside our busy team.


This role will involve ensuring that deadlines are met and to a high standard while assisting in the preparation of financial reports on a monthly and yearly basis, managing the accounts receivable and payable functions, and BACS payroll duties (13+ employees).  Given the sector we operate in, preparing and submitting grant funding claims, liaising with funders, and maintaining budgets will also be a key aspect of this role.


Essential Criteria

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a finance role.
  • Accounting Technician Qualification (or equivalent)
  • Previous experience in working in the not-for-profit sector
  • Experience in preparing management accounts and profit and loss for a board


Desirable Criteria

  • Previous experience using Sage
  • Payroll experience
  • Experience in preparation of grant claims


A full job description and personnel specification is available to download from our website.


If this role appeals to you and you are up for a new challenge, please forward an up-to-date C.V. clearly outlining how you meet the above criteria, to Sharon Didrichsen, Managing Director, by email:, before the closing date of: 25 November 2022


For additional information regarding Specialisterne NI and/or about the position, visit or contact Sharon Didrichsen for a confidential chat on 07565 936191.


Specialisterne NI is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults.  Employment to this post is therefore subject to an Access NI Enhanced Check.


Specialisterne NI reserve the right to enhance the criteria in the event of an unprecedented response.


Specialisterne NI is an equal opportunities employer.


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