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Accountant

Job Title: Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West End, London
Industry:
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Reference: 626_1572368234
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email: cvs@harpermay.com
Job Published: October 29, 2019 16:57

Job Description

Harper May is working with a luxury womenswear retailer who have seen significant growth in the last year. Based in the glamorous West End, our client is looking for a talented Accountant to join their dynamic finance team. The successful candidate will have previous accounting experience within a luxury retail environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Balance Sheet reconciliations ensuring all items outstanding at month end are explained in detail.
  • Accruals and prepayments
  • Assisting Finance Director with other month end reconciliations and reporting
  • Creating the P&L balance sheet
  • Preparing weekly cash flow statements
  • Overseeing accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Recording transactions and ensuring daily bank reconciliations are carried out
  • Assisting with HMRC returns, intermediaries report and VAT returns
  • Supporting the Finance Director with day-to-day finance operations

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Payroll experience is advantageous
  • A retail background, preferably within luxury retail
  • A-Levels or equivalent required. A degree in Accounting or related field preferred
  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified or part qualified
  • Attention to detail and good record-keeping skills is a must
  • Experience using Excel and other accounting software