Assistant Finance Accountant

  • Location
    Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary
    £27,000.00/Year
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - AAT
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference
    JN-062021-189042

JOB PURPOSE


Responsibility for compiling the full management accounts for a Church Retail Company/Companies, while making sure that performance targets are met. They will be involved in month -end reporting to the parent company, managing treasury reports, assisting in budgeting and forecasting and managing all finance related activities. The role also involves liaising with Auditors and Tax consultants and ensuring the in-house stock and ordering system is accurately maintained.


RESPONSIBILITIES
* Compile the closing of the UK store accounts and month end reporting, accurately recording assets and liabilities on a timely basis.
* Compiling fiscal year end processes including external audit and financial statements.
* In conjunction with the Finance Manager Preparation of budgets and treasury forecast for each Retail Company.
* Assisting other team members to ensure all work has been completed within the timescales.
* Assisting to ensure the Retail system is fully up to date for all stores, within your area, thereby ensuring accurate stock figures and sales.
* Liaising with other Group companies and Head office on any ad-hoc requirements that they have.
* Develop and maintain a highly productive motivated team by encouragement and promotion of open communications.
* Assisting in preparing various fiscal requirements such as VAT returns, Corporation Tax returns and Financial Statements
* Ensure all Health, Safety and legislative requirements are met and adhered to and that your team is aware of their specific responsibilities. Maintain high standard of presentation, housekeeping and hygiene within your designated areas including that of yourself and the staff reporting to you.


KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
* AAT qualified. Commenced CIMA / ACCA qualification or part qualified and working towards a qualification.
* At least 2 years accounting and management accounting experience is required, ideally within an accounting department where you would have had exposure to month end.
* Be an effective communicator, able to work within both a team structure and as an individual
coordinator.
* Good IT skills as will be working on various software, Proficient in Excel
* Have a flexible and adaptable approach, required to provide service levels to the Luxury market.

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