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Financial Accountant

  • Monmouthshire
  • Contract
  • £21.02 - £26.02 per hour

Financial Accountant

Role Summary

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

The role will be an initial 12-month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to be responsible for delivering a number of finance activities and processes including preparing and reviewing VAT returns, balance sheet reconciliations, resolving reconciling items and more.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monthly VAT reporting including preparing and reviewing VAT returns
  • Monthly CIS tax reporting
  • Supporting data input on various accounting systems as part of the monthly financial close process including preparation/approval of monthly journals
  • Reviewing journals and balance sheet reconciliations for accuracy & ensuring the integrity of the Nominal Ledger with all accounts reconciled and approved monthly
  • Supporting the ongoing reduction of reconciling item numbers and identifying methods to drive down items arising on a recurrent basis.
  • Developing strong relationships with your finance contacts, through regular customer interaction ensuring a high level of customer service is maintained
  • Supporting and leading the team in various compliance and continuous improvement activities. Identifying, implementing and driving value added activities throughout the organisation
  • Supporting internal and external audit requests and various other compliance activities
  • Deputising for the Senior Financial Accountant when required
  • Providing technical accounting support to the wider team
  • Undertaking ad hoc projects as allocated from time to time

Key skills & qualifications

  • Part qualified accounting professional, ACCA/ACA/CIMA or equivalent
  • Have an understanding of Financial Controls and Data Protection regulations
  • Strong analytical skills and a vigilant approach to problem solving
  • IT skills, particularly in the use of Excel
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills demonstrating excellent customer service
  • Strong organisational skills and a clear communicator
  • Good decision making and influencing skills with a flexibility with an appetite for change
  • Good working knowledge of SAP would be desirable
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic individual who is able to prioritise multiple activities

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: Monmouthshire

Rate: £26.02 per hour (inside IR35)

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

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