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Finance Assistant

Up to £25,000
Monday – Friday


We are seeking a Finance Assistant to join our Accounts Team based at our Head Office in Cardiff. The ideal candidate will be career focused and ambitious with a desire to progress, have previous hands-on experience in an Accounts department. You must be able to communicate clearly and effectively and work on your own initiative.

Reporting directly to Our Finance Manager on a day to day basis, ultimately supporting the Finance Director.

The Role:

Purchase ledger

  • Check, reconcile and post supplier purchase invoices
  • Prepare a monthly payment run to pay all suppliers
  • Reconcile the outsourced payroll invoices in preparation for payment

Banking processes

  • Daily bank receipt postings and bank reconciliations
  • Update and post all bank payments and receipts on current account
  • Import a daily banking file

Sales ledger

  • Weekly processing of clients and external partner sales invoicing
  • Issue client statement
  • Deal with any invoice issues
  • Run a BDM report (sales margin report)

Credit control

  • Daily and weekly credit control chasing outstanding unpaid invoices due and prepare a schedule
  • Prepare a debtor’s report for the Directors
  • Check and get authorisation from Management any new credit applications from clients and external employment partners.
  • Assist with the posting of the weekly timesheets for temporary workers
  • Prepare the payroll journals and all monthly journals
  • any other ad hoc processes to assist the efficiency of the finance department.

The Successful Candidate:

  • Essential advanced MS excel
  • Sage accounts and payroll
  • Attention to detail, with an ability to identify typo and numerical errors
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping procedures
  • A background of working in a hierarchical environment
  • Tenacious and self-motivated

Why THOMAS Recruitment?

  • 33 days holiday including public holidays
  • Birthday day off
  • Employee of the month awards & Long service awards
  • Annual awards ceremony
  • First class training to the highest standards
  • Excellent working environment
  • Personal Development

At THOMAS Recruitment, we pride ourselves on being ‘The Right Choice in Recruitment’

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    Simona Johnson
    Simona Johnson
    10:35 16 Mar 21
    I have a very good experience with Thomas Recruitment agency. I would like to thank Jacky for help. She found me a very good job. Jacky is... professional and always ready to cooperate. I highly recommend this agency and I appreciate everything they did for me. 😊👍read more
    Paul Tomlin
    Paul Tomlin
    15:33 17 Feb 21
    One of the best recruitment agencies I have had the pleasure to deal with, always keep you informed of current vacancies
    Mark Williams
    Mark Williams
    12:53 17 Feb 21
    I would like to say that Jackie and the staff at pontypridd are excellent have had problems and a number of health issues since starting knight... securities in wages have always been correct and I have been enjoying where I been working. unfortunately my health problems have made me unavailable for work and the staff at both knights and Thomas recruitment have been fantastic.Thank you more
    John Hopkins
    John Hopkins
    10:57 17 Feb 21
    I have worked for Thomas Recruitment for a while. They have consistently kept me in work and I have never had any cause to complain. Friendly and... more
    Sandra WILKINS
    Sandra WILKINS
    12:31 15 Feb 21
    I have had nothing but help from Jacky at Pontypridd branch very helpful and friendly
    nigel ostler
    nigel ostler
    21:15 09 Feb 21
    I have had a very positive experience overall with Thomas Recruitment. I am an experienced class 2 hgv driver and have had plenty of work over the... past 18 months through the agency. They pay ontime, keep you informed and are very willing to help with any issues that may occur. I can't comment on other industries they recruit for but its a big thumbs up for all at Thomas Driving from more
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