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FINANCE AND ACCOUNTS MANAGER

Newport

Job Reference ST7001
Location Newport
Salary / Hourly Rate £30k-£40k
Sector Finance & Accounts
Job Type Permanent
Details Full Time
Date Posted 12 Feb 2020

Job Description

Finance and Accounts Manager
Newport
Permanent, Full-time
£30,000 to £40,000
ST7001

Job Purpose:
To support the Finance Director in the provision of legal financial services to our client's businesses by providing leadership support and stakeholder and staff management in relation to our busy Accounts Department.

Your responsibilities will include:
• Supporting Finance Director with preparation, reconciliation, posting, balancing of monthly, quarterly and annual Legal and Management Accounts and VAT Returns.
• Financial forecasting, budgeting and reporting.
• Preparation of Monthly Payroll, PAYE, National Insurance and Work Place Pensions requirements.
• Ensuring high quality reporting, policies and procedures are in place to effectively manage our busy Accounts Department and suite of businesses.
• Supporting the Finance Director in leading and managing the Accounts Department and our team of Legal Cashiers.
• Facilitating inter departmental and regulatory audits.
• Submission of charity Gift Aid Claims, payments and reconciliations.

Essential Skills:
Skills and experience required for the Finance and Accounts Manager:
Essential Skills
• Recent practical experience of accounts administration.
• Working knowledge of accounting principles and credit control.
• Working knowledge of accounting software with good keyboard skills.
• Practical experience of handling client enquiries.
• Good knowledge of Sage 50
• Excellent knowledge of CLC Accounts Rules.
• Ability to work well and lead where required in a team environment.
Desirable
• Experience of working in a legal environment.
• A commitment to personal development and willingness to learn.
• Have or be working towards accounts qualifications offered by the ILFM or ACCA.
The Person
• Copes effectively in demanding circumstances.
• Good time management, adopting a flexible approach to work.
• Demonstrates persistence and commitment to completing tasks and objectives.
• Delivers work output to the required standard.
• Pays attention to detail and quality of work.
• Demonstrates a commitment to improving working practices and supports company plans and policies.
• Self-motivated and able to organise own work with minimum supervision.
• Demonstrates sound judgement and good decision making when dealing with problems.
• Able to identify a problem arising and can develop a solution or take the correct course of action.
• Knows when to seek guidance or further input from others before taking action.
• Looks for new solutions to problems as well as tried and tested methods.
Communication Skills
• Able to express oneself both orally and in writing in a clear and constructive way.
• Willing to ask questions, listen to others views and accept advice.
• Willing to contribute ideas and seek improvements.
• Good client / Introducer / supplier handling skills both by telephone and face to face.

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