Management Accountant (Mandarin Speaking)

Recruiter
Aquascutum
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Management Accountant (Mandarin Speaking) Aquascutum is a British luxury fashion brand famous for heritage fashion since 1851 producing iconic trench coats, ready-to-wear, and fashion accessories. Position: Management Accountant (Mandarin Speaking) Location: London Job Type: Full Time, Permanent Salary: £Competitive About the role: We are seeking interest from talented individuals who wish to be considered for the role of Management Accountant (Mandarin Speaking) with Aquascutum who will make a strong contribution to the Finance department. To assist the Head of Finance in the preparation and consolidation of the financial statements of the business, ensuring that the financial reports reflect a true and accurate position. This role includes assisting the Head of Finance in communicating with the Aquascutum Hong Kong office and with the Parent Company, in Mainland China. Responsibilities: - Responsible for co-ordinating the month end process with the Head of Finance and APAC teams - Preparing the global consolidated monthly month end pack to be reviewed by the Head of Finance - Investigating any anomalies within the management accounts, providing explanations and analysis where necessary - Reconciling a number of allocated balance sheet accounts, ensuring assets and liabilities are accurately stated - Ensuring that we are reflecting the correct levels of stock in the general ledger - Assisting with managing the cash flow of the business, liaising with banks where appropriate - Ensuring payments are appropriately authorised before payment - Completing the VAT Return every quarter for the UK operation and bi-monthly returns for Ireland - Preparing the weekly sales flash - Assisting with half year and yearend audit process, including liaison with auditors - Improving existing controls and processes where appropriate - Deputising for the Head of Finance where appropriate About you: - Part Qualified Accountant (Either ACCA Part 2 or CIMA Managerial) - Prior experience of stock accounting (desirable) and management accounts (essential), along with balance sheet control reconciliations - Fluent and numerate in both English and Mandarin (written and spoken) is essential - Experience with Open Accounts and Styleman is desirable - Good communication and interpersonal skills You may have experience of the following: Management Accounts Manager, ACCA, CIMA, Accountancy, Qualified Accountant, Forecasting, Budgets, Management Accountant, Book Keeping etc. This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK`s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications