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Senior Accounts Assistant

Location: CARDIFF GATE SERVICES, SOUTH GLAMORGAN Salary: 25000 - 28000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: 3090412
I am working with a not for profit organisation based on the outskirts of Cardiff who are looking for a Senior Assistant Accountant to join them on permanent basis. This is a new role due to expansion and you would be joining a friendly, hands on team.

Duties include:
• Ensure quality, compliance and best practice in managing the finance of the organisation
• Provide accurate, timely and innovative Finance Support to the organisation
• Line manage and provide daily support to a team of 3 including regular supervision and appraisals
• Ensure weekly / monthly / quarterly deadline are being met for payroll, sales ledger, purchase ledger, petty cash and cashbook
• Assist the Finance Manager in supplying accurate reporting data on a routine basis
• To highlight and implement improvements to further enhance the systems in place
• To lead, coordinate and finalise the month end closedown process
• To ensure electronic payment files and mass data entry is as efficient as possible
• Extract and manipulate multiple data types to achieve accurate detailed reports
• Produce monthly / quarterly returns for some of the income contracts
• Reconcile the general ledger
• Monitor Aged Debtor and Creditors with an aim to maximising cash flow
• Dealing with escalated issues within the finance team
• Checking weekly payment runs
• Checking and signing off monthly payroll – currently on two separate PAYE systems

Personal specification:
• Level 4 AAT (or equivalent)
• Ideally studying ACCA
• Experience using and understanding of CSV files will be vital
• Experience of using Quickbooks and Sage Payroll
• Ability to speak Welsh would be desirable

Having worked with this company previously I can vouch for the fact that they are a very flexible employer and offer a busy and friendly environment to work in. The role will include some evening and weekend working and will be 35 hours per week.

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