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Assistant Accountant


Our client is a leading Welsh law firm.

An opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Accountant to join them. This role would involve working within a specialist unit dedicated to dealing with the management of the property and financial affairs of people who lack the ability to deal with these themselves. The Unit also manages the financial affairs of individuals who require a Trust as they have been assessed as being able to manager their own affairs.

This role assists in liaison with clients. You will be responsible for managing the day to day finances of approximately 135 individuals to include:

* Managing bank accounts via the internet banking system
* Managing cash flow
* Checking and supervising the Annual Accounts that are submitted to the Court of Protection
* Liaising with Independent Financial Advisors (IFA's) in relation to the investment of funds
* Billing files
* Arranging payments and purchases

Applications are welcomed from candidates who have experience of managing financial accounts, have used banking and accounting systems and are competent users of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and databases.

The successful candidate will need to be highly numerate, methodical, accurate and be able to work as part of a dedicated team who are committed to working with clients and their families to ensure their particular needs and requirements are met and that the client's has the maximum independence that is possible.

AAT qualification would be advantageous but it is not a prerequisite for this role.

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.

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Skills and experience

Assistant accountant, Part qualified accountant, legal cashier, finance manager

About Acorn Recruitment

Acorn Recruitment

The award-winning Acorn Group is one of the UK's leading recruitment and training companies.

On-going research confirms that over 96% of our clients would happily recommend Acorn to others (industry average is 87%), and 98% of job-seekers find Acorn's service levels to be better than other agencies (industry average is 77%).

These figures are testament to Acorn's philosophy that people are at the heart of our business and why Acorn is the partner of choice for many national and international organisations, and job-seekers alike.

Acorn offers permanent, temporary and contract recruitment solutions to employers, supported by a portfolio of training, learning and development solutions.

Acorn is a member of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) and is Investors in People and ISO accredited.

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

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    Acorn Recruitment
  • Posted By
    Ms Christina Harris
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    Accounting / Auditing
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