Assistant Accountant

Consumer Additions
17 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, an established Luxury Fashion Retailer are looking for a bright Assistant Accountant to join them in their UK Head Office.

This will be be a progressive role, reporting in the the Head of Financesupporting the UK financial division as well as analyzing/breaking down worldwide management accounts.

If you are a Part qualified accountant (or similar) with excellent MS Excel skills, then this is a fantastic opportunity to take your next step in a growing international brand.

Initially this will be on a 3 month contract whilst they recruit permanently. Naturally, anyone in the role will be considered for the permanent role should they wish.

Key Responsibilities

  • Month End closing- including review of accruals, as well as Preparing monthly management accounts of Opex & Capex.
  • (Including analysis of Worldwide costs)
  • Approval of Employees expenses
  • Helping to prepare annual budget and subsequent forecasts
  • Cash flow analysis and forecasting.
  • Preparing monthly department reports
  • Reconcile & Analysis of Worldwide Travel costs
  • Work with accounts payable to allocate & chase approval of Invoices
  • Review & Clear down of Balance sheets
  • Occasional raising of invoices to 3rd parties & intercompany
  • Work with accounts assistant to Manage petty cash at HQ & Other UK locations
  • Ad hoc duties

Personal Requirements

  • Natural collaborator
  • At least 18 months experience in a similar role
  • Ideally ACCA/ CIMA Part Qualified or International equivalent
  • Attention to detail
  • Adaptive - Ability to problem solve and improve processes
  • Strong Excel and systems skills