Assistant Accountant

Location
England, London
Salary
£32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
22 Oct 2019
Closes
01 Nov 2019
Ref
14056133/001
Contact
Stefano Asciana
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Part qualified

As part of a growing business, you will be closely involved in controlling the financial operations of different business units, implementing ways to streamline the financial activities which will ensure smooth and efficient management of the financial department of the Company. On a daily basis, you will work closely with the CFO and with our external accountant.

Client Details

My client is a luxury fashion retailer based in the heart of London. Their mission is simple, to fuse the exceptional Italian craftsmanship and style, with modern distribution channels, to make great products easily available worldwide and provide stronger value to the customer.

Description

Key responsibilities for this Assistant Accountant role include:

  • Ensure that all the payments to the suppliers have been made, checked, and clear all the lines related to expenses
  • Compiling and presenting financial and budget reports
  • Keeping accounting books and systems up-to-date
  • Ensure that financial statements and records comply with federal state and local financial legal requirements, by studying existing and new legislations and enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions
  • Search and study the financial data, conduct ratio analysis, and make subsequent suggestions for improvements
  • Profile

    The successful Assistant Accountant will:

  • Organisation and attention to details
  • Problem solver with deep analytical mindset always curious and willing to develop new skills
  • Hard-working and comfortable in working with tight deadlines, contributing to a fun, fast-paced, high impact and dynamic environment
  • Able to communicate complex findings in clear and simple ways
  • General Maths Skills
  • Excellent command of Excel
  • Knowledge of XERO
  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in accounting, finance, or Economics would also be preferred.
  • Job Offer

    On offer to the right Assistant Accountant is:

  • Competitive salary plus bonuses
  • Expenses allowance on brand clothes based on performance
  • 22 days of holiday
  • Young and creative environment
  • Excellent opportunity to progress with an accounting career
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