Assistant Management Accountant- Retail

Job Title: Assistant Management Accountant- Retail
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: South West London, London
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBHH 60167
Contact Name: Alice Cassidy
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 26, 2017 09:29

Job Description

If you're looking for your next challenge and are interested in working within the retail industry, Handle have the opportunity for you!

Our client is a rapidly growing SME company who are looking for an enthusiastic and progressive Assistant Management Accountant to join their team. Based in South West London this is a temporary to permanent opportunity based on performance. They are looking for someone who is adaptable, confident and keen to progress within a sociable and exciting environment. Due to company size this role will require you to assist with additional areas of the business as well as finance when necessary.

You will report directly to the Financial Director and be assisting with preparing the management accounts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Management of sales and purchase ledger
  • Chasing debt
  • Journal posting
  • Accruals and prepayments
  • Fixed assets, booking and depreciation
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Inter-company reconciliations
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Setting up new suppliers
  • Ad hoc duties

The ideal candidate will have experience working in a fast-paced, multi-currency environment with ideally 2 years' experience. You will be able to prioritise and meet deadlines, have strong communication skills and a proactive approach to your position. You will need to be available at short notice and be able to travel to South West London. Part qualified in ACCA/ CIMA qualification would be desirable but is not essential to the role and previous experience with Xero would be a bonus. This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented Assistant Management Accountant to progress and develop within a growing company, if this interests you please get in contact with Handle today!

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.