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Senior Assistant Accountant

  • Monmouthshire
  • Contract
  • £14.00 - £19.00 per hour

Senior Assistant Accountant

Role Summary

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

The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with responsibility for managing various stakeholders, leading engagement activities and ensuring proactive delivery of a variety of work streams both individually and as part of the wider team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the AR Team Leaders and deputise as the point of contact as required.
  • Interface daily with the wider team and associated stakeholders across the business providing support and guidance.
  • Understands how the AR teams collectively work together in order to meet their objectives and works with the service manager to prioritise duties. These can include any AR core operational tasks in addition to the below.
  • Support the development, testing and delivery of any new systems or processes impacting the AR team.
  • Support in the development of best practice solutions that meets the needs of the business in line with policy, and offer process and policy improvements where required.
  • Undertake and lead on specific projects in support of the wider AR operational and strategic vision and manage delivery of key operational processes and activities incoming to the team.
  • Support Team Leaders with complex queries and aid with key stakeholder engagement where necessary.
  • Responsible for defined aspects of system configuration/set up/testing associated with any customer/service driven changes relating to new and existing AR processes.
  • Responsible for educating and supporting the wider AR team on changes to operations born through legislation, service, customer or technological changes and ensuring any risks are mitigated.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Will be Part qualified ACCA/CIMA/CICM or have extensive experience of working in an Accounts Receivable function in varied roles. (5 years minimum across multiple AR elements)
  • Good experience of operating multiple accounting ERP’s
  • Good data analytical skills and an understanding of how to obtain and manipulate various forms of data into interpretable reports/data sets.
  • Strong IT skills, particularly in the use of Microsoft packages including creating reports, presentations etc.
  • Undertake tasks that are changeable and varying in nature from administrative to project and change leadership.
  • Have a firm understanding of accounting including IFRS15, revenue recognition and how this impacts the sales ledger.
  • Understand debtor provisions and when these should be applied/utilised/released.
  • Understand what documentation is required to process different types of sales e.g Goods despatch notes, export paperwork etc.

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: £19.36 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

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

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