Financial Accountant, retailer, central London

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Recruiter
Trace Recruit Ltd
Location
Central London, London
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Trace are looking for a part qualified financial accountant to join a retailer, based in central London. This role works cross functionally, in particular supporting IT and Property around capital spend, budgeting, forecasting and preparation of month end accounts.

Key responsibilities:

  • Preparation of VAT returns for UK companies and Jersey, and reconciliation of related balance sheet accounts
  • Maintenance of the Fixed Asset Register, depreciation and capital reporting
  • Accounting for property costs, including rent, turnover rents, concessions accounting and maintenance costs
  • Budgeting and forecasting for property related costs, capital spend and depreciation
  • Accounting for the TWC Delivery Company which covers distance selling in the EU
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations for key accounts (i.e. fixed assets, rent accruals, VAT, PAYE, intercompany accounts)
  • Maintenance of the monthly P&L schedules in Essbase
  • Support Finance Manager with preparation of the month end accounts
  • Other financial support/ad hoc analysis as required (e.g. user acceptance testing for system changes)

Key skills/qualifications/competencies:

  • Studying towards CIMA/ACCA/ACA (Part Qualified)
  • Minimum of 2 years working as a Financial Accountant
  • Strong academics
  • Retail experience preferable
  • Strong excel skills (pivots, v lookups, etc)
  • Good communication skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail essential

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