Assistant Financial Accountant

The Works
12 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an Assistant Financial Accountant to join our team based aty our Head Office in Coleshill, Birmingham. You will join us on a full time, permanent basis and will receive a competitive salary of £35,000 per annum. There has never been a better time to join The Works! We are extremely successful market leaders boasting year on year growth both within our stores and online. As our Assistant Financial Accountant your role will be to support the Financial Accounting Manager in ensuring that Balance Sheet accounts are reconciled accurately with particular reference to Fixed Assets and Aged Stock to allow the business to review spending and that we are in line with budget. In addition the role will be pivotal in setting up procedures for compliance testing following the introduction of new regulations. Duties and key responsibilities of our Assistant Financial Accountant include: - Fixed Asset accounting and reporting – to include depreciation, month end reports, to cover for the Fixed Asset Assistant in activating assets during busy times / holidays - Produce Aged Stock Reports at month end including the calculation of obsolescence and shrinkage provisions - Balance Sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis - Compliance testing. The Works need to ensure we are complying with our rules and regulations for CCO, SAO and Bribery Act purposes. We need to document and test our policies and procedures on a quarterly basis and recommend any improvements. This role will be pivotal in this testing. We must also adhere to payment reporting legislation, this role will produce the reports to submit. - To cover for the Assistant Financial Accountant during holiday with inputting cash received into the TR logs - Calculation of Class 1a and PSA. Class 1a calculation will be a 1 off next July but the PSA calculation will be on an annual basis - Any other ad-hoc duties To become our Assistant Financial Accountant you must have the following skills, experience and attributes: - Newly qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA) - Practice background advantageous– small to mid tier (not top 10) - Ability to communicate effectively across all areas of the business - Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Good attention to detail and accurate when inputting data - Ability to understand the figures and whether they make sense rather than just able to get an account to balance - Ability to work to deadlines - Tax knowledge - Good excel skills Our mission is to be the customer’s first choice for good quality, great value Gifts, Arts, Crafts, Hobbies, Stationery, Toys and Books. The Works sell over one million products every week to consumers looking for a bargain. With over 3000 employees, we have a network of over 350 stores (and growing… fast!) and an E-store which makes the amazing value products The Works provide available 24/7. If this is the role for you and you have the skills and experience required for our Assistant Financial Accountant, please click ‘apply’ today