Job Vacancy: Assistant Accountant

Our Ref: 225942615
Location: Blackwood
Salary: c £30k

Our client is looking for an experienced and ambitious Assistant Accountant to play an integral role in the Finance function & overall success of the business by effectively matching, processing and paying suppliers as well as preparing and analysing various financial tasks for the organisation.


  • Correctly match delivery notes, purchase orders and purchase invoices; accurately allocate GL and department codes; process invoices/credit notes to system in an accurate and timely manner to ensure cut off procedures are adhered to for month end accounts; scan documents to system.
  • Setting up new supplier accounts on system after appropriate checks have been performed and validated.
  • Process employee expense claims, checking for accuracy, completeness and validity of claim, then process for payment once authorized.
  • Reconcile all supplier statements, requesting copies where necessary and flagging/resolving any queries in a timely fashion.
  • Maintain supplier payments list and flag up invoices due for payment in a timely manner, then process such payments once authorized.
  • Accurately maintain the creditors ledger ensuring all payments are appropriately matched to invoices and all queries are resolved as quickly as possible.
  • Accurately setting up new import loan applications to pay stock suppliers as instructed and attaching correct supporting documents.
  • Reconciliation of all company bank accounts, credit cards and import loan accounts.  As required, banking any cheque payments received.
  • Manage and reconcile the company PayPal and eBay accounts including posting receipts to the appropriate customer accounts to assist in maintaining the debtors ledger.
  • Assisting in the calculation and preparation of customer rebates and raising the correct credit notes in a timely manner.
  • Dealing with the Accounts email inbox routinely throughout the day and raising any concerns/issues as appropriate.
  • Update internal reporting dashboards to allow transparency and shared information/results across the company.
  • Maintain accurate departmental records ensuring compliance with internal and external financial accounting policies and procedures and support all auditing requirements.
  • Identify and recommend cost savings and efficiencies where possible.
  • Liaising with other departments as necessary to query and resolve issues whilst providing support where needed.
  • Abide by policies and procedures to ensure that personnel and financial information is secure and stored in compliance with current legislation.
  • Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions.
  • Daily reporting of financial information to whole business.
  • Supporting credit control as and when required.


Hybrid working with 4 days a week office based, and WFH up to 1 days a week after induction/onboarding has been completed.
Holiday allowance is 25 working days plus bank holidays.  
The role offers the opportunity to progress and train further within the business.

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