Finance Accountant - Initial fixed term 9 months

Recruiter
WMC
Location
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Salary
From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted
30 Nov 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Role Profile

Finance Accountant – Fixed Term

Role Title

Finance Accountant – Initial Term 9 months

Department

Finance

Hours

39

Role Family

Finance & IT, Corporate

Salary Range

The Role

The Finance team leads on all finance matters of the Centre, through the development of process that allow the Centre to operate effectively, while minimizing risk.

Our mantra is to Inspire the nation, Impress the world. Finance has the headline objective to ‘Create an environment which enables and inspire others to achieve their best’.

Finance Main Responsibilities

1.Bank Reconciliations–Oversee bank reconciliations, making sure they are completed on a daily basis. Check bank balances on a daily basis and arrange for funds transfer if required. Ensure reconciling items on bank recs are resolved within two weeks.

2.Fair FXClear daily submitted claims and replenish funds in accordance with company policy. Responsible for ensuring every card holder submits a minimum of one claim per month and reconciling all cards including the control account at month end. Non-compliance and/or discrepancies should be reported to Line Manager when they arise.

3.Creative Learning Project Reconciliations – Business partner the Creative Learning team and reconcile the budget trackers for each project to Sage, ensure that projects are fully reconciled within one month of the project ending. Present reconciliations to Financial Controller each month interpreting the results and giving reasons for any variances.

4.WMC Productions – line manage Production Finance Officer and oversee reconciliations of WMC own productions. Present reconciliations with interpretation analysis to Financial Controller each month giving reasons for any variances. Be the point of escalation for the Production Finance Officer and the Artistic team for WMC own productions.

5.Settlements – Produce settlements for all productions that require them submitting them to Theatre Programming within 3 days of the cutoff date for all costs being recorded. Complete the journal for those settlements and pay the accompanying invoices from Producers. Ensure once settlement is produced all balance sheet account codes for that production are zero for that particular production. Work with Theatre business to ensure their monthly report correctly matches the actual results coming through the system. Reconcile settlements and advanced ticket sales to bank account funds.

6.Balance Sheet Reconciliations– Ensure the Inter-Co account balances for all three Companies throughout the month and especially at month end. Ensure ticket office and catering clearing accounts are zero at month end.

7.Month End Processes As assigned and requested across the finance function.

8.Year-end processes Responsible for ensuring that all year end tasks as set out and assigned to you are completed within the set time frame/deadlines.

9.Adhoc Duties As required to meet the needs of the department and business.

This role profile sets out the main duties of the post at the date when it was drawn up.Such duties may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the post or the level of responsibility entailed.Such variations are a common occurrence and cannot themselves justify a reconsideration of the grading of the post.



What We Are Looking For…

Finance Accountant – Fixed Term

When preparing your written application you will need to provide evidence for the following essential and desirable competencies. In responding to each of the essential competency areas, you must provide examples, which demonstrate how you have successfully delivered results of a size, scope and complexity comparable to the challenges faced by Wales Millennium Centre.


A.Personal Skills

Please refer to how you meet these essential requirements in your application.

1

Excellent Organisational and time management skills – able to organise, prioritise and complete tasks within set time frames.

Essential

2

At least part – Qualified Accountant – either CIMA/ACCA/ACA

Essential

3

Experience of the Arts sector

Desirable

B.Behavioural Competence – Essential

Please refer to the competency framework, and identify on one sheet how you meet these essential requirements in your application.

* Please refer to Competency Model

Assessment

Competency Level(s)

1.

* Being Reflective

Interview/Application

3

2.

* Being Ambitious

Interview/Application

3

3.

* Being Innovative

Interview/Application

3

4.

* Being Collaborative

Interview/Application

3

5.

* Being Accountable

Interview/Application

3

B.Knowledge

Please refer to how you meet these essential requirements in your application.

No

Essential

Desirable

1.

Computer literate with intermediate skills in Microsoft Office applications

X

2.

General knowledge of accounting systems

X

3.

Experience of using and ERP system

X

4.

Purchase Ledger/Accounts Payable experience

X

C.Values

Please refer to how you meet these essential requirements in your application.

No

Essential

Desirable

1.

Committed to CPD

X

2.

Take accountability for own tasks and be able to work as a team

X

3.

Be ambitious/look for continual improvement

X

D.Communication

Please refer to how you meet these essential requirements in your application.

No

Essential

Desirable

1.

Demonstrate high level of customer care and strong communication skills at various levels through an organisation – verbal and written with both internal and external clients

X

E.Welsh Language

Below outlines the Welsh Language skills required for this role, please refer to how you meet these essential requirements in your application (if applicable).

No

Essential

Desirable

1.

The ability to speak Welsh

X

2.

The ability to listen and understand conversations in Welsh

X

3.

The ability to write in Welsh

X

4.

The ability to read Welsh language material

X


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