Assistant Accountant

Employer Information

Greiner Packaging


T: 028 87723131


Role: Accounts Assistant
Hours: 35 hrs per week
Salary: £25,000- £30,000/annum
Department: Accounts
Location: Dungannon

The Company
Greiner Packaging Ltd in Dungannon are part of the Greiner Group and one of the most important European manufacturers of packaging, with a major network of production facilities in Europe and worldwide. The Dungannon site was founded in 1972 and was successfully incorporated into the Greiner Packaging Group network in 2006, significantly strengthening our market position in the UK. We are a major manufacturer of thermoformed pots for the food/non-food and dairy industry and have a reputation for providing top class products and excellent customer care. We supply Thermoformed, Injection moulded and Injection stretch blow moulded plastic packaging for FMCG products in food and non-food markets. We offer decoration with direct print, in mould labelling and “k3” printed cardboard wrap. We are a founding member of the UK Plastic Pact and are committed to building a circular economy for our plastic packaging products. The Dungannon site is proud of its position as the second most energy efficient plant in the European Greiner group and the company has received assistance over recent years from both Invest Northern Ireland and the Carbon Trust.
Greiner Packaging employs a team of just over 300 permanent colleagues in Dungannon. 85% of its customers are in GB with a further 10% in the Republic of Ireland. Since Greiner acquired the original Wilsanco Plastics business in 2006, the site has seen a 300% increase in sales, 20% employment growth and over £24 million in investment with further investment planned for 2021. From a people perspective the business gained the prestigious Gold Investors in People Award in August 2019, demonstrating its commitment to investing in its people and most recently gained the Bronze Diversity Mark Award in August 2020. The site is also SMETA approved.

The Role
To provide support to the Financial Accountant in the day to day running of the Finance Dept and strengthen the future capability of the Department

24 months experience of using a computerised accounting package
Educated to degree level or equivalent in a finance related subject with good knowledge of UK GAAP
Be able to demonstrate that they are a logical thinker and possess strong analytical skills
Possess good communication skills and have a keen willingness to learn
Strong IT competence including Microsoft 365
Flexibility required at busy times to ensure completeness, accuracy and timeliness of work

12 months experience of using an ERP system in the Finance Dept of a manufacturing company
Experience of SAP
Experience of an automated accounts payable system
Experience of an automated employee expenses system
An interest in developments in the digitisation of financial processes
Experience of a continuous improvement environment

  • Permanent
  • Dungannon
  • Closing date: Monday 05 Dec 2022
  • Salary: £25000
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