Job Vacancy: Assistant Accountant

Our Ref: -262345195
Location: Cardiff
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000

Assistant Accountant
A well-established, highly successful and growing technology business that provides end-to-end digital solutions has an opportunity for a temporary 3-month assignment for an Assistant Accountant (with potential to become full time) within the Finance Team. The role is part of a small finance team and will have several key responsibilities within purchase ledger and cash reconciliation. The successful individual will be required to work with a variety of key stakeholders both internally and externally to ensure efficient communication and delivery of information across the business.

  • Working within the Finance team, to assist with the finance functions including:
  • Purchase ledger invoice input, ledger maintenance and reconciliation
  • Bank reconciliation – daily
  • Credit card expense analysis, allocation and reconciliation
  • Month end journal production and posting: accruals and prepayments
  • Cash forecasting of purchase ledger payments
  • Producing management information
  • ad-hoc special project work, including assisting with system implementations
  • As and when required assist with other internal requirements including call answering and support.

Requirements and experience:
  • Professional Attitude
  • Strong Pro-Active ‘can do’ approach to work
  • Strong IT skills, especially Microsoft Excel
  • Good maths skills and the ability to spot numerical errors
  • Knowledge of basic bookkeeping procedures • Work experience as an Accounting Assistant or Accounting Clerk
  • Organisation skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive, confidential information
  • Qualifications:
  • Ideally AAT or equivalent
  • Business/Finance A level or equivalent essential
  • Working towards a recognised professional accounting qualification desirable
  • Xero Certified or experience with Xero accounting System desirable
  • A self-motivated mind-set with a desire to solve problems.
  • Willingness and confidence to speak directly with clients.
  • Interests in other fields, whether it’s web design, blogging, VR or travel.

Package and benefits:
  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension
  • 25 days holidays per annum
  • Social and technical events
  • Flexible working
  • Free parking
  • Easy access to the M4 and major bus routes

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