Assistant Accountant / Senior Book keeper

Provallar Executive Search
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
12 May 2021
09 Jun 2021
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Here is an opportunity for now and for your future.

Our client, a global fashion company/brand, hires people for long term, trains them, retains them and support them progress in their career. Highly ethical and mentoring minded management.

Roles and Responsibilities:

* Possessing sound book-keeping experience with the ability of producing up to the Trial Balance level.

* Possessing familiarity with preparing Weekly Cash Flow forecast, Control Accounts, Reconciliations, Credit Control, Journals, preparing VAT returns, ability to apply UK GAAPs, preparing schedules and reporting for Management accounts, royalty, audits etc.

* Checking Bank Statements and updating the Cashbook for all currencies (daily).

* Processing Purchase/Bought Ledger Invoices:

* Retrieving information from Supplier portals/emails.

* Posting/Analysis/Inputting of Invoices/Credits on to SAGE 200 including coding to Trial Balance accounts.

* Checking VAT amounts charged.

* Maintaining AP Ledgers, AP Spreadsheets & reports.

* Maintaining Nominal Ledger.

* Managing recurring and monthly journals.

* Making sure the Purchase Invoices tie up with Purchase orders/GRN's.

* Making sure documents are authorised as per company procedures including chasing other members of staff for approval.

* Preparing weekly payment runs/weekly cash flow.

* Uploading payments on the Bank's net banking system.

* Posting and allocating payments received and sent on a daily basis.

* Checking Purchase/Bought Ledger statements.

* Communicating with Suppliers by phone or email.

* Archiving Accounts documents as per company procedure, including scanning AP documentation onto SAGE 200.

* Assisting with preparing the VAT.

* Processing Staff Credit Card expenses and analysis.

* Preparing quarterly royalty reports.

* Assisting with Raising customer credit notes.

* Uploading Invoices/Credit notes in the portal for the German subsidiary companies.

* Sending out Customer statements by e-mail.

* Maintaining/updating the Fixed Assets Register.

* Issuing Intercompany Invoices or Debit Notes.

* Carry out month-end procedure on STYLEman ERP system, i.e. Debtors Report/Stock report.

* Carrying out ad-hoc reporting and finance or operations related tasks.

The scope of the roles and responsibilities may expand or be varied dependent on the needs of the Company's business to adapt to changing market conditions.

Required Skill and Experience:

Other Information:

Minimum 3 years of book-keeping experience in a reputable company.


Must have passed at least 2 levels or parts in ACCA, CIMA or ACA or equivalent in a Finance degree.

Experience required:

Any of the reputable Accounting Software. [Experience in SAGE 200 will be an advantage.], Word and Excel spreadsheets, including Pivot tables & V lookups.


£25,000 to £30,000 per annum (depending on qualifications and experience)

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