Part Qualified Accountant

Permanent | £32,000 per annum

We have a new opportunity for an aspiring Finance professional to join an established business in Llantrisant in a key role. You will work in a small and loyal business support team, reporting into a supportive Finance Manager.  The business forms part of a global group operation who sit on the Fortune 500 list.

The business is keen to meet candidates who have a good basis of financial accounting experience with strong Excel skills. The role will involve the accurate reporting of site financial performance which includes ensuring the timely and accurate recording of finance activities, with extensive use of Excel and Sage.

This is an ideal role for someone who has some existing experience in financial accounts and is now keen to progress their career.  The hands-on role would suit a part qualified or QBE qualified individual who is keen to continue with their professional accountancy qualifications as the role offers a study package.

The job

  • Ownership of the site’s ledgers and associated bookkeeping through the Sage 500 system
  • Delivery of monthly period end closing process within 4 working days
  • Preparation of monthly site report pack for management
  • Uploading of site results into the central reporting systems
  • Monthly reporting such as sales and purchasing analysis
  • Monthly multi-currency bank reconciliation
  • Meeting additional quarter and year end reporting requirements
  • Management of the site’s accounts receivable ledger – liaising with sales regarding credit limits, managing customer risk and posting of payments
  • Management of the site’s accounts payable ledger – posting of invoices and payments, supplier payment runs and statement reconciliations
  • Preparation and submission of monthly Intrastat, National Statistics and quarterly VAT returns (in association with UK Head Office)
  • Responsibility for updating customer prices for quarterly material index changes and value-added price increases
  • Ad hoc reporting and site analysis as and when required
  • Bank administration management re managing authorisers, users, credit cards etc

The person specification

  • You should be used to working in a small finance team and ideally will have a broad accounting knowledge and be able to work independently to tight deadlines, with accuracy. 
  • Part-qualified preferable but not essential
  • At least 3 years financial accounting experience
  • You will also be able to communicate effectively and sensitively with customers, suppliers and internal colleagues across the world.
  • SAGE experience is preferable but not essential
  • Confident in using MS Office, incl. Excel

Salary & benefits

  • Salary is up to £32,000 + Study Support
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Long service awards
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Corporate discounted gym membership
  • Free fruit deliveries
  • Annual performance bonus based on company and site performance objectives

The next step

If this opportunity is of interest, we would be delighted to hear from you, please attach your CV and send it to karen@sitka.wales to arrange a conversation or call Karen on 07484 520007, or hit the reply button and attach your CV.

At a glance

Job title
Part Qualified Accountant
Salary
£32,000 per annum
Location
Llantrisant
Date posted
Wednesday 12th January, 2022