Assistant Financial Accountant

Recruiter
aap3
Location
Wales, United Kingdom
Salary
13.38-13.38
Posted
13 May 2021
Closes
11 Jun 2021
Ref
213742537
Experience level
Qualified accountant
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a hardworking, dependable and motivated individual to join an expanding Financial Accounting team. We currently have a vacancy for an Assistant Financial Accountant at our clients site in South Wales (Within easy reach of Cardiff, Newport and the Valleys).

The Financial Accounting team provide a number of back office finance activities to business units. There are a number of activities undertaken within the team, including responsibility for VAT and CIS, which are carried out using various technologies including robotics.

The role will be within the VAT team, providing support to other colleagues within the team where required on a variety of tasks, continuous improvement and financial control based activities.

Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the Financial Accountant, the role will support the VAT team deliver a quality accounting service to the Business units whilst ensuring our strong financial controls are maintained. The role will be the providing support to other colleagues within the team where required on a variety of tasks, continuous improvement, governance and customer based activities.

Preparation of UK and foreign VAT returns for a large number of Business units, using various ERP systems
Preparation of Intrastat and CIS returns
Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations, and resolving any reconciling items arising from your own and colleagues reconciliations
Calculation of various VAT adjustments required, and journaling these to the various systems
Preparation of monthly journals including the calculation of accruals and prepayments.Skills/Qualifications:

Finance degree, or relevant VAT experience
Have an understanding of Financial Controls and Data Protection regulations
Strong analytical skills and a vigilant approach to problem solving
Intermediate level Excel skills
Good interpersonal and influencing skills
Strong organisational skills and a clear communicator
Vigilant approach to problem solving
Good working knowledge of SAP, Oracle and Hyperion would be desirablePLEASE NOTE: This position has been assessed as INSIDE IR35

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

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