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Date Added: Fri 07/01/2022

Finanace Assistant

Caerphilly, UK
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Company: JOSEPH HUGHES ASSOCIATES

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £23000 - £25000/annum £23-25,000

Finance Assistant/Accountant

£Dep on experience Caerphilly area leading Manufacturer

Reporting directly to the Financial Controller, the Finance Assistant will be responsible for providing support and compiling data and subsequent reports to ensure the effective running of the Finance Department allowing for the development and submission of the monthly management accounts in a timely manner and all other submissions, as necessary. This will allow the senior management team to assess the performance of the business and set business KPI's and targets in line with performance and financial KPI's. £Salary dep on experience. This is a new position

Working closely with all internal departments, information sharing and ensuring accuracy of data, particularly within SAGE. Will consider ACCA or CIMA part qualified, salary will reflect your experience

Main Duties and Responsibilities

* Processing production packs, despatch, raising sales invoices onto SAGE and sending sales invoices daily.

* Inputting purchase invoices to match GRNs, ensuring that any supporting documentation is provided.

* Manage the 'petty cash', ensuring that receipts are provided for traceability in the system.

* Ensure that all despatches are confirmed with accurate signed delivery notes.

* Managing the GRNI account making sure the report is accurate and up to date and submit to the Financial Controller at month end.

* Manage the finished goods inventory to reduce any write off.

* Manage all the filing in a timely and complete manner.

* Compile data for traceability audits when information is requested by a customer.

* Work with the Assistant Accountant to complete the annual tax pack and ONS surveys in a timely manner.

* Fill in and maintain the costings/margins sheet and submit to Financial Controller at month end.

* Reconciliations to include: Bank / Balance Sheet / Debtors and Creditors and supplier statements against their account in Sage in time for month end procedure.

* Develop and issue all customer statements to customers.

* Reporting on daily production results with an aim to improving productivity and output within manufacturing.

* Processing expenditure requests.

* Work closely with the Financial Controller and Assistant Accountant to maximise continued professional development opportunities - generate journal entries as necessary (for approval by the financial controller), review and raise supplier payments (for approval by the financial controller), work with the Assistant Accountant to process VAT returns, update and analyse the accuracy of the fixed asset register with additional assets and monthly depreciation, etc.

* Assist the Financial Controller in ad hoc duties and administration duties.

Salary very dependent on experience

Essential Skills, Experience and Qualifications

* X5 GCSE grades A*-C (or equivalent qualification), Mathematics and English is essential.

* AAT Level 3 and Level 4. Will consider CIMA or ACCA part Qualified Minimum of 3 years + experience working in a similar role, within the manufacturing industry. (Ideally within

food manufacturing).

* Fully proficient user of all Microsoft packages, including but not limited to; Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook.

* Fully proficient user of SAGE.

* Travel to work from Newport, Caerphilly, Tredegar, Blackwood, Hengoed,Ebbw Vale
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