Senior Accountant - Luxury Retail - German

Recruiter
LMA
Location
London
Salary
32000.0000
Posted
15 Feb 2017
Closes
15 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

LMA recruitment are currently working with a luxury womens wear brand looking to expand their global finance team. This posistion has been created to look after there German and Swedish accounts accurately and on time, in line with local legislation and interacting with external parties, in particular, a Shared Service Centre and Tax Advisors.

Key Responsibilities:

Accounting:
- VAT reporting, data preparation & presentation (support from external advisors)
- GL & Query Management
- All invoices and documents alignment with external Shared Service.
- Processing invoices and preparing payments
- Cashbooks Control
- Stock experience
- Monitoring payment plans

Budget control:
- Travel expenses control
- Capex invoices control
- Cost details for CFO
- AP Issue & Query Management
- Customer billing and Petty Cash Issue Management
- Cash Flow Forecasting and Daily cash flow control

Audit:
- Ensures that all information in our books are aligned to German Law and acts as main contact for the local auditor

Candidate Skills:

- At least 3 years' relevant experience in an Accounting position, ideally previous experience within fashion companies
- Fluent in German and English
- Knowledge in using SAP
- Effective communication skills, verbal as well as written
- "Can do" approach
- Time management
- Good Microsoft Office Suite skills
- Flexible and capable to adapt to a changing and high paced environment