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We’re looking for a talented and experienced Finance Assistant to join our team at Spindogs. If you are AAT qualified and have an eye for detail we would love to hear from you! 

As an integral part of our finance department, you will play a crucial role in maintaining our financial records and ensuring smooth operations. You will be responsible for maintaining bank reconciliations and preparing payment runs. Collaborating closely with the Financial Controller, you will assist in month-end financial reporting activities such as preparing account reconciliations, revenue recognition, accruals, and prepayment analysis. Your role will involve overseeing the purchase ledger and guaranteeing the accurate and timely processing of supplier invoices, along with the requisite documentation for payment. This includes preparing payment runs and addressing supplier queries with professionalism and efficiency. You will also have a sound grasp and knowledge of Xero and it would be beneficial if you also had experience using Dext and ApprovalMax.

The perfect candidate would be ready to work in a fast-paced, fun environment, where collaboration between teams is key to our combined success, and having a passion for achieving tangible results for colleagues and clients is a must. You will be working on multiple tasks at once and should be comfortable with a changeable workload and be able to organise and prioritise accordingly.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Maintain bank reconciliations
    – Run purchase ledger: Ensure accurate and timely processing of supplier invoices with the supporting documentation for payment. Prepare payment runs and respond to supplier queries promptly and professionally.
    -Run sales ledger: Respond to customer queries and chase overdue debt to ensure timely payment.
  • Maintain the Fixed Asset Register
  • Support the Financial Controller:  Prepare account reconciliations, revenue recognition, accruals, prepayment analysis, and month-end financial reporting.


The ideal candidate:

  • AAT Qualified
  • Proactive ‘can do’ attitude and the ability to work on your own initiative – someone willing to do what is required to get the job done and contribute value to the company.
  • Embrace and enjoy change. Adapt and be flexible, managing changing priorities on a day-to-day basis.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills across all staff levels, a genuine interest and desire to be involved with the entire team, the ability to persuade, influence and motivate colleagues.
  • Experience using Xero and ideally supporting apps such as Dext and ApprovalMax
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills

Our culture
As a member of the Spindogs team, we would expect:

  • Team player – looking to make a positive difference in the office culture
  • Fast learner – you love a challenge and don’t need to be told the same thing twice
  • Strong work ethic – you go the extra mile to find new ways to improve your output constantly


Working in a role that you enjoy isn’t the only perk you’ll receive at Spindogs. Extra benefits you can expect include:

  • A chance to work at one of the largest full-service digital agencies in Wales. With nearly 70 team members (and growing!) you’ll join a team of creative and inspiring individuals, all considered to be experts in their fields
  • A place to voice your opinion and make a difference. If you have ideas about how we can improve the way we operate, then we’re all ears! We’re always up for hearing new ideas, especially if they’ll improve the experiences of our staff and clients
  • A thriving culture to get involved in. Thanks to our dedicated ‘Culture Club’, we have regular socials to look forward to including virtual events, so it is inclusive of all at Spindogs no matter where they are in the UK, from after-work drinks, and departmental lunches to Drag Queen Bingo!
  • A supportive environment for development and growth. Whether an internal training course or an external qualification, we always encourage professional development and will support your progression
  • A flexible work-life balance. Times have changed and so have we. Whilst we have a fantastic office to work from, we also appreciate the freedom to work from home and flexible working options
  • A private health insurance package with generous rewards. We are partnered with Vitality Health which provides fast access to high-quality healthcare and perks. It even covers a range of treatments that aren’t included in the NHS


Other details

  • 5 days a week; Full-time Monday to Friday
  • Based in the Cardiff Bay.
  • Hybrid working available
  • Salary circa £25k
  • All applications and queries should be sent to [email protected], please include a cover letter!
  • Closing date: 20th April 2024

Please remember that we do not accept CVs that are not accompanied by a cover letter, the cover letter is your opportunity to tell us why you are right for the role, don’t miss out on this opportunity to impress,

If we feel we would work well together we’ll invite you in for an informal chat as soon as possible.

If you are a recruitment agent please do not get in touch, we have existing relationships with trusted partners who we can call on if we need them, and we will not respond to uninvited emails or calls.