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Assistant Financial Accountant

  • Monmouthshire
  • Contract
  • £11.00 - £16.00 per hour

Assistant Financial Accountant

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Glascoed as a Assistant Financial Accountant.

The role will be an initial 8 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to report directly to the Financial Accountant, the role will support the wider Record to Report team deliver a quality accounting service to the Business units whilst ensuring our strong financial controls are maintained.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare Balance Sheet Reconciliations and resolve any reconciling items arising from your own and colleagues’ reconciliations.
  • Supporting the ongoing reduction of reconciling item numbers and identifying methods to drive down items arising on a recurrent basis.
  • Administer Fixed asset transactions including capitalisation, disposals and depreciation
  • Process payroll files into the accounting systems and manage employee benefit schemes
  • Supporting data input on various accounting systems and the monthly financial close process
  • Preparation of monthly journals including the calculation of accruals and prepayments.
  • Posting leasing entries into the accounting system and reconciliation of the control accounts
  • Calculation of provisions including bad debt
  • Monthly and yearly reporting in line with company deadlines.
  • Developing good understanding of the various business units including Timetables, Chart of Accounts, Service Level Agreements, Accounting Systems, processes, systems and business.
  • Developing strong relationships with your finance contacts, through regular interaction ensuring a high level of service is maintained.
  • Supporting and leading the team in various compliance, continuous improvement and process standardisation activities. Identifying, implementing and driving value added activities throughout the organisation.
  • Supporting internal and external audit requests and various other compliance activities.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Understand Financial Controls and Data Protection regulations
  • Strong analytical skills and a vigilant approach to problem solving
  • Intermediate level Excel skills
  • Good interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Strong organisational skills and a clear communicator
  • Vigilant approach to problem solving
  • Good working knowledge of SAP, Oracle and Hyperion would be desirable
  • Studying towards a professional accountancy qualification would be desirable

What we’re looking for in you

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.

Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Glascoed

Rate: £16.00 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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