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Senior Assistant Accountant

Salary: £15.30/hour
Location: Pontypool
Contract type: Contract
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Introduction

Our client, a leading name in the Defence Sector, requires 2 Senior Assistant Accountants to join their team on an initial 6 month contract, working from home initially but eventually onsite in Glascoed, Wales.

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The Job

Our client, a leading name in the Defence Sector, requires 2 Senior Assistant Accountants to join their team on an initial 6 month contract, working from home initially but eventually onsite in Glascoed, Wales.

This role will pay £15.30 p/h PAYE or £19.36 p/h via an Umbrella.

The Umbrella rate quoted above is the Gross Umbrella rate (i.e. the rate we pay to the Umbrella Company inclusive of ALL employment costs). Please note, the rate paid by the Umbrella will be less, as will a Limited Deemed rate or Agency PAYE rate. Please get in touch to discuss the rates via these different payment vehicles.

This role reports to the Accounts Receivable Invoicing Manager and will have responsibility for managing various stakeholders, leading engagement activities and ensuring proactive delivery of a variety of work streams both individually and as part of the wider AR team.

The primary responsibility will be for operational delivery of a high quality sales invoicing and order book management service. You will have an excellent understanding of the underlying AR operations, a comprehensive knowledge of process and procedures in this area, and a detailed understanding of the team's strategy and goals. This position will require the role holder to develop and maintain good internal and external relationships with a strong focus on excellent customer service. You will work with other senior stakeholders to plan and deliver forthcoming projects, events and activities as well as a strong operational service.

Whilst the role is focussed primarily on service activities carried out in Glascoed, you may be required to assist the Accounts Receivable Manager with various other projects and travel to other locations.

The role holder will:

 Will be Part qualified ACCA/CIMA/CICM or PQBE (must have extensive experience of working in an Accounts Receivable function in varied roles to be PQBE).

 Good experience of operating multiple accounting ERP's advantageous.

 Good data analytical skills and an understanding of how to obtain and manipulate various forms of data into interpretable reports/data sets.

 Strong IT skills, particularly in the use of Microsoft packages including creating reports, presentations etc.

 Have a firm understanding of accounting including IFRS15, revenue recognition and how this impacts the sales ledger.

 Understand what documentation is required to process different types of sales e.g Goods despatch notes, export paperwork etc.

 Understanding of financing methods and insurance varieties to cover non payment.

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