Assistant Cash & Liquidity Accountant

Ref No. BHN515397
Salary £15.82/hour
Location Pontypool, Wales
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 Months)
Job Status Open


Assistant Cash & Liquidity Accountant - 6 month contract - Glascoed, Wales - £15.82ph UMB or £12.50ph PAYE (Inside IR35)


Assistant Cash & Liquidity Accountant

The Job

Assistant Cash & Liquidity Accountant - 6 month contract - Glascoed, Wales - £15.82ph UMB or £12.50ph PAYE (Inside IR35)

The Umbrella rate quoted above is the Gross Umbrella rate (i.e. the rate we pay to the Umbrella Company inclusive of ALL employment costs). Please note, the rate paid by the Umbrella will be less, as will a Limited Deemed rate or Agency PAYE rate. Please get in touch to discuss the rates via these different payment vehicles.

This role requires you to obtain a Criminal Record Check along with reference checks before starting.

Job description:

We currently have a vacancy for an Assistant Cash and Liquidity Accountant at our site in Glascoed.

Finance Operations is a business unit within BAE Systems Shared Services. It operates over 2 locations within the UK, providing services and finance solutions to BAE businesses both in the UK and internationally.

The role of Assistant Cash and Liquidity Accountant will primarily be supporting our business partners to perform daily cash activities and ad-hoc tasks where necessary. The role will also be providing support to the Cash and Liquidity Manager where required on a variety of tasks. In addition to the above, governance is paramount and adherence to the Operational Framework, FPM and all relevant accounting standards is essential and underpins all Finance Operations.


Your main responsibilities as an Assistant Cash & Liquidity Accountant will involve:

  • Prepare Cash Forecasting files for review & present output to Business Partners
  • Prepare Cash Actualisation files and identify areas of improvement
  • Support to the supplier payment process  Daily cash reconciliations - exception monitoring
  • Ensuring robust financial controls are in place and accounting policies are adhered to at all times
  • Prepare daily funding
  • Supporting with Internal and External Audit activities
  • Support ad-hoc project activities

Your skills and qualifications:

The successful candidate would be expected to demonstrate the following:


  • Studying towards a professional finance qualification (ACA, ACCA or CIMA etc.) and/or have proven work experience within a Finance role
  • The ability to communicate effectively with internal/external stakeholders as you need to demonstrate the ability to challenge and influence members of the team
  • Able to work autonomously in order to meet strict deadlines
  • Experienced in the use of Microsoft Office such as Excel, Work etc. within a professional capacity


  • Experience of using ERP systems such as SAP, Oracle etc.

What we're looking for in you:

  • Good interpersonal & communication skills
  • Ability to re-prioritise to meet key deadlines
  • Ability to challenge and influence
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Proficient in all Microsoft office apps, Excel in particular

Emma Jones
manages this role


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