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Assistant Management Accountant - Cosmetics

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Type: hybrid
  • Contact: Jaimie Rozanski
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 28 June 2024
  • Job Ref: 1012989754

Handle are delighted to be working alongside a massively successful cosmetics brand in their search for an assistant management accountant to join their London team, this is an amazing opportunity for a part qualified accountant (ACCA?CIMA) approaching their finalist stage to come in to a dynamic London team.

The Assistant Management accountant will:

· Support the preparation of timely, complete, and accurate monthly management


· Perform monthly reconciliations and journal postings for stock movements.

· Reconcile Net Invoicing monthly, including adjustments made for discounts, returns and

markdowns, including journals.

· Perform additional monthly reconciliations such as Sales daybook, Sales ledger to TB,

Treatment revenue, Cost of Goods, etc.

· Prepare monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations.

· Prepare monthly reports and reconciliations required to maintain intercompany


(Travel Retail), and other group companies.

· Review and post journals for financial controller and other finance department staff in

order to maintain segregation of duties required by internal audit.

· Report to Group using HFM, the Group software.

· Prepare Plastic Packaging Tax for HMRC submission.

· Prepare Office for National Statistics enquirie

· Support the November hard close and year end close.

· Provide documents and deal with queries arising from the year-end audit.

· Perform Corporate Tax reporting to Group and detailed analysis for the corporate tax


· Support with the preparation of the statutory accounts.

· Support with the preparation of the VAT return.

· Any other ad hoc reporting.

· Suggest and implement improvements to ways of working.

· Link with stakeholders where queries arise

You will be:

· Essential - CIMA, ACA, ACCA newly qualified or part qualified.

· At least 1 years experience within similar accounting role

· Advanced Excel user.

· Competent management information systems user (Hyperion, ERM package, Cognos).

· Open, approachable and methodical.

· Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

· Strong attention to detail and analytical skills.

· Ability to demonstrate common sense and work independently.

This is an fantastic opportunity for a progressing accountant at the right level to join a company where they will be able to to develop and accelerate career progression, an interest or previous experience within the cosmetics or fashion sector would be desirable but isn't a deal breaker!

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