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Financial Accountant

Employer
REED
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
22 Oct 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Salary Band
Annual, £40,000 - £49,999
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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POSITION: FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT
DEPARTMENT: FINANCE
REPORTS TO: SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

HOURS; 4 DAYS IN THE OFFICE, 1 DAY WORKING FROM HOME

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

The Financial Accountant will be responsible for the maintenance of the General Ledger. Including processing of journals, account analysis and all associated transactions and reporting requirements (detail in main responsibilities).

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

• General Ledger
  • Process month end to include preparing and posting journals for payroll, prepayments, accruals etc.
  • Reconcile, analyse and clear all balance sheet accounts
  • Liaise with Controllers based in London Head Office

• Fixed Assets
  • Monthly capital expenditure reporting to France and Controllers
  • Maintain fixed asset module
  • Create assets
  • Create recharge invoices to stores
  • Monthly maintenance of WIP account
  • Monthly depreciation run, analyse and report

• IFRS 16/Lease accounting
  • Update internal leasa tool with new leases
  • Extract data and ensure posting accurate
  • Reconcile leasa to SAP

• Treasury reporting
  • Analyse cash report in to the LVMH treasury reporting system
  • Confirm cash pooling balance in Diapason and post interest rec'd, paid etc
  • Prepare cash forecast for Group reporting
  • Complete cash analysis for Group reporting

• VAT, Tax & PSA
  • Analyse Vat postings, prepare and process quarterly Vat Returns
  • Arrange payment of VAT, Corporation Tax & PSA
  • Quarterly preparation of Corporation tax figures and post journal
  • EC Sales list reporting

• Intercompany
  • Confirm agreement & reconcile intercompany balances 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 accurate

• Audit/Statutory accounts
  • Process all audit queries including supplying audit back up
  • Produce base documents to support the Statutory accounts
  • Produce the Statutory accounts for signing

• National Statistics
  • Prepare national statistical reports for Parfums Christian Dior

• Other
  • Support the Senior Accountant with ad hoc queries, analysis and projects
  • Assist and support SSC (all brands)

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Key Competencies/Technical Skills

Key Competencies
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Able to deal with ambiguity

Technical Skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Ideally has knowledge of SAP

Profile
  • Qualified/Part qualified ACCA accountant
  • Experience of month end accounting
  • Excellent team player
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Quick thinking, calm under pressure, helpful and willing to deal with queries
  • Must have a sense of urgency, be prompt and dynamic in a fast changing environment
  • Good time management skills
  • Detail conscious

If you believe that you are capable of doing this role then please APPLY NOW!!
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