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Financial Accountant

Brook Street
Closing date
19 Jan 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Full time Financial Accountant

Job Summary:

The Financial Accountant ensures that the organisation complies with financial reporting and financial statutory requirements, leading on aspects of the Welsh Government financial returns and the organisation's year end statutory accounts. Working with the Head of Financial Accounting, the post holder acts as a key contact with banks, auditors and other professional advisors. They lead on key areas of the year end accounts and supporting working papers, produce an accurate monthly statement of financial position, produce cash-flow forecasts, technical lead on VAT, support the month end procedures to close down the financial systems and lead on the month end reconciliation processes.

The postholder is required to provide technical advice on the impact of new International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), managing the flow of often complex financial information through the system, and provide expert advice and training to senior corporate budget holders and finance managers. The postholder ensures that all the financial systems interact correctly, including Oracle, ESR and payroll feeds, and ensures the Losses and Special Payments Register (LASPAR) is maintained and reconciles to Oracle. They ensure that the Welsh Government returns are completed and submitted in accordance with the timetable.

Essential Skills Requirement:
  • Good knowledge of the Oracle financial system
  • Year-end accounts experience
  • Good negotiation skills and ability to overcome barriers to understanding arising from the complexity of issues

This is a temporary ongoing role, working for an employer based in North Cardiff. There is free parking on site but it is expected this role will be a remote working/hybrid working opportunity.

Benefits include:
  • Great pay rate
  • Up to 35 days holiday inc. bank holidays
  • Weekly pay
  • Excellent employer with the prospect of permanent or fixed-term work

Please apply now!
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