Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Reference: BBBH176_1532965810
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 30, 2018 16:50

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with the world's best known, luxury jewellery retailers who are now looking for an experienced, personable and ambitious accounts assistant to join their finance team in London. A company steeped in history, our client is leading the way in high end jewellery creation and are experiencing year on year growth. As a result of this, they are expanding and are looking for someone equally as forward thinking and ambitious to join the company. The ideal candidate for this role will have had previous experience working for a luxury retailer and be looking to grow their career alongside one of the world's most famous brands.

Roles and Responsibilities:

· Daily review of all sales invoices raised to ensure these have been correctly prepared by the sales teams

· Raising credit notes and re-issuing invoices where required

· Preparing regular debtor ageing reports by shopper - notifying the relevant shopper of any outstanding invoices and ensuring cash is correctly allocated

· Reviewing and actioning sales invoice queries with a sense of urgency, with a target to have each invoice reviewed and moved to the next stage within two hours of receipt

· Monitoring payments received across all necessary payment methods and reconciling these to the bank

· Preparation and reconciliation of the monthly/quarterly brand commission invoices

· Raising purchase bills in the accounting system ensuring the correct VAT documentation has been provided by the shoppers

· Assisting with the monthly VAT status check for all sales invoices and purchase bills

· Assisting with reports / analysis preparation

Desired Requirements:

· Part Qualified in ACCA/CIMA

· Industry experience is desired

· You will be able to communicate well over the phone and in person

· You will have the ability and desire to work in a fast paced and dynamic team