Graduate Accounts Assistant- Luxury International Retailer

Job Title: Graduate Accounts Assistant- Luxury International Retailer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kings Cross
Salary: £22,000 - £24,000
Start Date: ASAP
REF: Graduate Acc Assistant
Contact Name: Sean Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 3 years ago

Job Description

Accounts Assistant- Leading retail/FMCG Company- Up to £24,000 per annum- Study Support- Amazing staff discount!

A leading retail company who have been around for over 50 years is looking for a budding, enthusiastic Accounts Assistant to join their team! You will play a pivotal role in a small finance team and take charge of the transactional side of the accounts.

As the new Accounts Assistant you will be responsible for:

  • Inputting of invoices onto accounting system and enforcing payment authorization process
  • Ensuring POs are matched within the JDE system and internal processes are being adhered to
  • Preparing of fortnightly payment run to suppliers
  • Reviewing Director commission statements and verifying BACS payments
  • Inputting car calculations onto consultant accounts
  • Inputting credits and debits onto consultant accounts
  • Corresponding with Consultants in relation to account queries
  • Maintenance of Accounts Receivable - monitor and chase payment of amounts owing
  • Preparation of Daily Sales journal and processing of journal
  • Maintaining the Sales module within JDE, including weekly and monthly sales reconciliations
  • Reconciliation of bank accounts, monitoring cashflow, notification of any daily cash exceptions to Finance Manager
  • Reviewing of Accounts Receivable Balances; recommendation of Bad debts provision and Bad debt write off
  • Calculation & reconciliation of monthly accruals and prepayments
  • Processing month end journal entries
  • Preparing UK and Irish VAT returns
  • Preparing month end balance sheet reconciliations

To be successful in the role you will:

  • Be a flexible and adaptable character who can work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Have approximately 1 years’ accounts experience
  • Ideally you will have worked in an SME environment
  • If you have experience using JD Edwards that’s great but not essential

This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic, sociable and entrepreneurial business where you will gain lots of exposure to accounts (month-end, accruals & prepayments etc.) and have great fun along the way! The business offer excellent benefits too such as: Staff discount 85%, Life insurance 4 x salary, Dental & Pension 6%.

This is an immediate start role to apply please get in touch ASAP! You can reach me via email on liam @ Crowley cox .co .uk. or better yet give me a call on 020 8246 4877.