Assistant Accountant

Birmingham, West Midlands
£25000 - £25500 per annum
22 Feb 2021
01 Mar 2021
JN -012021-2000485
Rachel Morrell
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

All round Assistant Accountant role to support a busy and fast paced Retail business.

Client Details

Large successful and International Retail Business with offices in Erdington, Birmingham.


Working as the Assistant Accountant, key responsibilities will consist of the following:

  • Accounting for Property costs across various EU entities - preparation of accruals, prepayments and other journals
  • Preparation and reporting of turnover certificates to landlords monthly / yearly
  • Analysis of Property Costs and variances to Budget
  • The production of monthly management accounts for a EU Entity with the support of your Line Manager
  • The review of balance sheet account analyses on a monthly basis
  • Aid where necessary in statutory accounts production / information gathering
  • Production of monthly management information to aid management review and planning
  • Aid Completion of certain taxation matters, corporate and VAT (including intrastat)
  • Responsibility for Fixed Assets for relevant Claire's entities
  • Ensure all SOX requirements through the business are complied with
  • Assist in specific Project work
  • Production of ad hoc information and analysis when required


The successful Assistant Accountant will have experience of the following:

  • An understanding / Some experience in preparation of month end accounts for a multi-sited / departmental organisation
  • Have practical experience of accounting (actually putting together the entries in a set of accounts)

Job Offer

Excellent opportunity, growing Organisation.

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