Assistant Accountant

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Surrey
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Mar 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Accountant to join a world leader in luxury products in Hersham.

Your new company

  • World leader in high quality products.
  • Based in Hersham (KT12).
  • Constantly expanding, going from strength to strength.
  • Driven finance team comprised of nothing but professionals.


Your new role

  • General Ledger:

- Prepare and post journals for payroll, prepayments, accruals etc.
- Assist Intercompany recharges to other related companies.
- Reconcile, analyse and clear all balance sheet accounts.
- Prepare Interim balance sheet reconciliations for review.

  • Cash - bank reconciliation:

- Ensure that cash entries are made accurately and in good time.
- Post all Direct Debits to supplier accounts.
- Prepare weekly bank reconciliations for all SAP Brands.
- Confirm cash pooling balance in Diapason and post interest rec'd, paid etc.

  • Treasury reporting:

- Enter cash positions in to the treasury reporting system.
- Prepare cash flow spreadsheets for Syrus reporting.
- Liaise with wider Finance team to understand variances.
- Prepare analysis reports.

  • Fixed Assets:

- Monthly capital expenditure reporting to France and Controllers.
- Creation of assets.
- Raise fixed asset recharge invoices to stores for counter contribution.
- Monthly maintenance of WIP account.
- Monthly depreciation run.

  • VAT, Tax & NIC's:

- Analyse Vat postings, prepare and process quarterly UK Vat Returns.
- Prepare journals and process employers NIC's for payment.
- Request payment of VAT, Tax & NIC.
- Quarterly preparation of Corporation tax figures and post journal.
- Intrastat & EC Sales list reporting Intercompany.
- Confirm agreement and reconcile intercompany balances with Group monthly and quarterly.
- Analyse and generate monthly recharges - Arrange Payment of intercompany balances.
- Ensure all intercompany entries reconcile.
- Liaise with other SSC brands to ensure month end accruals are accounted for accurately.

  • Other:

- Support the Assistant Senior Accountant with ad hoc queries, analysis and projects.
- Assist and support SSC (all brands).

  • National Statistics:

- Prepare national statistic reports, for Distribution and services, Quarterly stock, Monthly turnover, Quarterly headcount etc.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Excel Intermediate user
  • Preferably familiar with SAP
  • A Graduate in an accounting field / AAT qualified or studying
  • Professional attitude
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm and charisma
  • Team player
  • Excellent communication skills


What you'll get in return

  • Competitive salary dependent on experience.
  • Product discounts, pension scheme, medical insurance plus many more.


What you need to do now

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