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Assistant Accountant

Ref No: ws/aa/02/24

Location: Tandragee
Closing Date: 19th February 2024

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for accounting tasks and routine finance function whilst supporting the Senior Management Team.

The Role:

  • Take responsibility for the preparation of monthly management accounts and balance sheet reconciliations to year end standard and within reporting deadlines;
  • Carry out variance analysis v budget and investigate/explain variances;
  • Preparation of KPI reports on a weekly and monthly basis;
  • Supervise Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions;
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly projections;
  • Assist in the development & implementation of Management Information Systems and financial IT systems;
  • Assist in preparing annual budgets.

The Person:

  • Part qualified or newly qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA) or qualified Accounting Technician (IATI);
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and MS Outlook;
  • Excellent administration skills, organised and able to prioritise work load;
  • Possess excellent communication and problem solving skills;
  • Be able to interact and communicate with staff at all levels including senior management;
  • Be self-motivated and demonstrate a ‘can do’ attitude;
  • Be willing to learn new tasks and develop within the role and the Company.

Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • Experience of using an ERP system. 
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About Us

White’s has been milling oats in Tandragee, Co Armagh for 177 years. Part of the Fane Valley Group of companies, we supply a wide range of oat and porridge products to retail and food service customers throughout Ireland, the UK and in key export markets. At White’s we believe in quality in every part of our business, from the oats our dedicated growers produce to the standards we set ourselves, and the people who join our team.


Our culture is based on setting best in class standards, working towards and delivering on committed objectives, striving for constant improvement and involving everyone in the process. We endeavour to develop our people and harness everyone’s potential to deliver a winning team.

Equal Opportunities

White's Oats is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to a safe, inclusive and relationship based working environment.


In return we offer a high degree of responsibility, great opportunities for learning, personal growth and development with advancement within a fast-moving agricultural sector. Health benefits and cover to be discussed with Human Resources.

Our Purpose

To advance the interests of farmers and the agricultural industry through the development of growth orientated agri-food businesses and the promotion of best agricultural practice.

Our Values

Trust: Trusting each other and earning the trust of others

Respect: Treat others as we would wish to be treated ourselves

Teamwork: Together we are more effective

Excellence: We aim to exceed expectations and always strive to be better