Senior Accountant - Retail Experience & SAP - 9 month Contract

2 days left

02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

I am currently recruiting for a Senior Accountant for a luxury retail business based in South West London.

Bookkeeping and Accounting -Responsible for all activities in the general ledger ensuring:

- Compliance with internal audit and group / local procedures.

- Accuracy of data with adherence to accounting standards.

- Emphasis on voucher accounting, reconciling Beanstore to SAP

- Inter company reconciliations

Monthly Management Reporting - To include sales analysis, checking bank clearing (collection and payment accounts) , follow up and accrual of prepayment, balance sheet analysis with commentaries in the monthly management accounts

Corporate Reporting to Rome - Compliance with deadlines for periodic monthly closings, package submissions, ad hoc reporting, and support to F&A Manager on budgeting & forecasting to Corporate in Rome.

Organise the job determining beforehand the timings and actions necessary to achieve the results. Establish closing check-lists / deadline calendars / reconciliations check lists etc

Audit Relations - Prepare all information needed by internal / external auditors and ensure a positive audit relationship.

Fiscal/VAT - Co-ordinate relations with tax auditors and review fiscal documentation and company tax declarations. Perform VAT calculations quarterly, monthly intrastat and EC Sales lists for F&A Manager review.

Cash-Flow and Liquidity - Prepare monthly cash-flow data for Corporate and monitor liquidity to ensure payments are timely and all accounts do not go overdrawn.

Concession Accounting - Ensures balances due from Harrods and Selfridges in the balance sheet at each month end are accurate and recoverable.

Petty Cash - Ensures that petty cash expenditure is in line with corporate and local procedures for stores and head office. Ensures correct coding, VAT postings, documentation and authorisations

Legal / Contracts - Assists F&A Manager in all legal matters by:

- Maintaining the contract database on OSIRIS and reviewing all contracts.

- Ensuring all statutory books and board minutes are filed with the Company Secretary.

The successful candidate must be available immediately/1 weeks notice and have worked in a similar role using SAP.