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Assistant Retail Accountant

Contract Type: Full Time
Location: London
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Bonus
REF: 4016_1667918980
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity to join a large premium retailer as an Assistant Accountant. You will ideally have experience working in a Payroll or Retail Accounting position previously. This is a wonderful opportunity to join a supportive and friendly finance team and to be involved with a global and internationally respected business.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation and posting & processing of month end journals as agreed with your manager.
  • Reconciliation of all Retail bank accounts to SAP.
  • Process all petty cash for stores which are reimbursed during the month.
  • Reconcile the daily taking's sheets on a weekly basis and rectify any discrepancies within the month.
  • Retail Sales reconciliation of all stores.
  • Reconciliation of balance sheet control accounts for retail business.
  • Process retail payroll journal and reconcile the balance sheet accounts.
  • To order PDQ machines and any other necessary equipment for new stores and events.
  • To deal with all queries raised by the stores in a timely manner, to ensure a smooth retail functionality.
  • To assist with the preparation of the year-end audit file, year-end account close and auditor requests.
  • Any other corrections/adjustments that are required for month end reporting.
  • Any other ad hoc projects as requested by the manager and CFO.

Person Specifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years Accounts Payable or retail accounting experience
  • Experience in a Financial Accounting would be desirable
  • Must have experience of SAP or similar large ERP
  • Computer literate with excellent excel skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Must be a team player yet be able to be work on own initiative and always be proactive
  • Must have a 'hands on' approach to the role
  • Must have excellent attention to detail and the ability to manage your priorities in line with business needs.