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Senior Associate - Accounts Preparation

Location : Cardiff
Type : Permanent
Salary : £40k

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparing and reviewing financial statements, including quality review and checking/ proof reading
  • Liaising with offshore accounts preparation teams
  • Project management across a portfolio of clients

Working with our other Finance Solutions teams will also include

  • Monthly management accounting - actuals, budgets and rolling forecasts
  • Financial accounting - preparing financial statements under applicable Reporting Standards
  • Accounts Payable/Receivable management
  • Preparation, reconciliation and presentation of balance sheet reviews to senior stakeholders
  • Collaborating with the client delivery teams in tasks and activities that span across operational project tracking and financial reporting
  • Manage and coach our trainee accountants/ finance assistants in their roles in delivery

Qualifications & Experience

  • ACA or ACCA qualified (or equivalent)
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Proven ability to produce quality financial statements and financial work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Good knowledge of IFRS and UK accounting standards, particularly disclosure requirements

For work with our other Finance Solutions teams:

  • Highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications - Excel is a must
  • Experience in documenting and/or testing financial controls - desirable

Attributes

  • A strong accounting background
  • Good analytical skills, commercial aptitude and professionally sceptical mindset (ability to identify issues, understand complex problems, draw sound conclusions)
  • A strong desire to learn, a willingness to share knowledge and a strong team ethic
  • The ability to coach and develop others
  • Enthusiastic, diligent and energetic with a flexible approach in a rapidly changing environment
  • A proven track record of providing exceptional service and establishing and maintaining strong relationships
  • The ability to manage time, prioritise tasks and work under tight deadlines

Location

These roles are based in our Cardiff office with the ability to flex some time to work at home and will require some travel from time to time to help support our client base.

 

Position of : Senior Associate - Accounts Preparation, Cardiff

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