Accounts Assistant

Wales (Field Based)

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Description

Role: Welfare Benefits Payment Controller

Location: Tredomen

About us...

Achieve together is one of the UK’s leading providers of support for people with learning disabilities, autism and associated complex needs. Our vision is to provide the best specialist support – inspiring a generation to ensure people live happy, healthy and meaningful lives - and our commitment to supporting the people and families we work with is at the very heart of what we do.

We now have an exciting new opportunity for a Welfare benefits Payment Controller to join us working from our office in Tredomen.

What you'll be doing...

As a Welfare benefits Payment Controller with Achieve together, you will manage the accounting relating to the People We Support (PWS) and their benefits.    

Key Responsibilities…

  • Accounting accurately for all transactions in relations to PWS benefits with clear understanding of all the ins and outs
  • Bank reconciliation, posting and balancing
  • Reports on debts and credits
  • Checking payments to be authorised for the PWS and to other parties.
  • Liaising with the Service Managers in relation to any updates to benefits
  • Preparing journal entries, and reconciling accounts monthly
  • Making payments to PWS and other parties if they leave the service

Experience required…

  • At least 2 years’ experience in job roles such as; Accounts Assistant / Assistant Accountant / Book Keeper / Finance Officer / Accountant
  • AAT qualified
  • Essential Advanced Excel – Vlookups/pivots
  • Experience of Microsoft Dynamics GP desirable but not essential.
  • Knowledge of Welfare Benefits or Social Care desirable but not essential.

Key Competencies…

  • Critical thinking
  • Problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Corporate and Business Reporting
  • Governance, Risk and Control
  • Ethical and professional behaviour
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Why work for us...

We’re committed to the growth of people across our business because working with us is not just about having a job, but the opportunity to grow and flourish within our organisation for years to come.

As well as a competitive salary you will also receive

  • 33 day holiday inclusive of bank holidays
  • Access Retail Discounts
  • Reward and recognition monthly and annual
  • Development and access to professional training
  • Access to counselling services
  • Continuous on the job training is provided
  • Contributory Pension Plan
  • Checks and Clearances paid for by Achieve together

If this sounds like you and you relish the idea to work for a company where you can really make a difference, then we want to hear from you today.

We at Achieve Together treat everyone equally with dignity and respect. We believe in the strength and value of an inclusive and diverse workforce and recognise the positive contribution all employees bring regardless of age, race, ethnicity, disability, religion or belief, gender or sexual orientation.

We value the unique talents of every individual and work together to help everyone achieve their full potential by providing equality of opportunity to our team members, welcoming applicants from all backgrounds and communities.