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Finance Assistant – Wales

  • Location: Cardiff
  • Salary: £24,000

We are not able to accept CVs from TIER 4/ Candidates requesting sponsorship

Iris Care Group has an exciting new opportunity for (a) Finance Assistant to join one of our Finance Team at Castleton Court, Cardiff.

Employing over 1,600 people, Iris Care Group is the largest independent health and social care provider across the Southwest of England and South Wales. We provide innovative, effective, and forward-thinking care for adults with specialist mental healthcare needs.

With over 90% of staff saying they enjoy their job; we are proud to have created environments where our staff feel rewarded and fulfilled. Work for us and you’ll go home knowing that you’ve made a difference.


What will you receive?

  • Annual salary of £24,000
  • Holiday allowance of 25 days exclusive of bank holidays, with additional holidays for long service
  • Employee Assistance Program – free 24/7 confidential helpline (domestic, financial, legal, health support, etc.)
  • High street retail discount scheme
  • ‘Recognise Me’, our new staff benefits, wellbeing and recognition platform
  • Free on-site parking
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • No zero-hour contracts
  • Death in service


Iris Care Group also offers a ‘refer a friend’ scheme: where you could earn as much as £1000* for every new staff member you successfully introduce.


About your role

As an Finance Assistant at Iris Care Group, you will play a pivotal role in supporting our financial operations and ensuring accuracy and efficiency in our accounting processes. You will work closely with the finance team to maintain financial records, assist in budgeting and forecasting, and contribute to the overall financial health of the organization.


Role Responsibilities

  • Financial Record Maintenance: Maintain accurate and up-to-date financial records, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general ledger entries.
  • Assist in Month-End Closing: Support month-end and year-end closing processes by preparing journal entries, reconciling accounts, and assisting in financial statement preparation.
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable: Process invoices, verify expenses, and ensure timely payments to vendors. Monitor accounts receivable, follow up on outstanding balances, and facilitate collections as needed.
  • Bank Reconciliation: Reconcile bank statements and ensure discrepancies are addressed in a timely manner.
  • Support Audits: Assist in the coordination of internal and external audits by preparing audit schedules, gathering documentation, and addressing auditor inquiries.
  • Process Improvement: Identify opportunities to streamline processes, improve efficiency, and enhance controls within the finance function.


Qualifications and Requirements

  • 1-3 years of experience in accounting or finance roles.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of GAAP and financial reporting requirements would be an advantage but not essential.


[VISA Sponsorship Not Available]


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