Robert Half are recruiting an Assistant Accountant for a Newport based manufacturing business. Our client is looking to hire a self-motivated, enthusiastic individual, who wants to be part of a growing team. You will need the desire to learn on the job, in a fast-paced, ever changing environment. As the Assistant Accountant you will undertake bank postings and reconciliations, accounts payable and receivable activities in addition to assisting with the month end reporting process.

The position is paying between £13 – £15 per hour (+ holiday pay) and is initially for 2-3 months however could become permanent for the successful candidate.

This position is to start ASAP.

Key Responsibilities

  • Bank reconciliations
  • Purchase ledger
  • Payment Runs
  • Updating the Accounts Payable ledger daily
  • Working closely with suppliers and other areas of the business to determine pricing
  • Supplier statements reconciliations
  • Processing all employee expenses
  • Posting sales invoices daily
  • Allocating customer receipts to the correct sales invoices
  • Accrual and prepayment preparations for month end
  • Archiving all invoices onto the system

Your Profile

  • IT literate, including Microsoft Office, and most importantly advanced Excel knowledge
  • Experience of working with high volumes of data
  • Experience working in a similar position previously
  • The ability to prioritise, multi task and cope with interruptions whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Attention to detail and a logical approach to problem solving
  • The ability to use your own initiative

Pay Rate

  • £13 – £15 per hour + holiday pay

If this role is of interest, please feel free to get in touch.

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