As the Accounts Assistant you will be expected to provide support to the Finance function.
We are currently seeking an Accounts Assistant to join our team based in Ruislip on a permanent basis. This opportunity for a career minded individual will give the successful applicant the ability to broaden their experience working for a leading brand in a fast paced evolving marketplace.
Well established international retail brand in North West London.
Reporting to the Head of Finance, key responsibilities of the Accounts Assistant position will include:
-assistance in preparation of the Company's Management Accounts
-responsibility for Purchase Ledger, involving supplier invoice receipt, transaction processing, validation, authorisation, and payment
-assistance in Sales Ledger and Credit Control, covering new customer account set-up, receipts posting, and proactive credit control in liaison with overseas debt collection agencies and credit insurers
-supporting the Head of Finance with issues arising
-assistance with other ad hoc duties as required by the Company
The ideal Accounts Assistant will:-
- be actively engaged and studying towards a further financial qualification - ACCA / CIMA
-have a strong desire to progress and really develop their career within finance
-ideally have fashion industry background but this is not essential
-have good systems knowledge including Excel
-have demonstrable experience of working in a team and of working in a fast paced environment
In addition, the Assistant Accountant should be:-
-a strong communicator, with a good telephone manner
-accurate and able to handle detail
-proactive, organised and be able to prioritise their own work
-commercial in approach to financial issues
-calm under pressure
-professional and personable, with a good sense of humour
This is an excellent opportunity for a driven individual to grow within an Assistant Accountant position for a growing business offering a fantastic working culture, great opportunities and an ideal platform to progress through their studies.