Assistant Accountant

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
11 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
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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