Accounts Receivable - Maternity Cover

  • Company: Fashion Group UK
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Temporary Job
  • Function: Finance
  • Experience required: Minimum 2 years
  • Reference No.: FADIV00203
  • Date of publication: 2019.08.08


Reporting to the Financial Controller Assistant, this role gives the opportunity to join the accounting team within the UK offices of a Shared Service Centre. The role involves all aspects of an AR function across seven UK and Irish companies of high-end fashion brands from the LVMH Fashion Group portfolio.

  • Ensure that the sales of the businesses are accurately & efficiently recorded in the company ledger
  • Ensure that intercompany recharge costs are effected in an accurate and timely manner
  • Receivable accounts are managed in a tidy fashion and credit terms are adhered to
  • Smooth communication & interaction with all internal & external accounts receivable parties (Stores, department stores, banks, credit card companies, other accounting teams)
  • Prepare and communicate accurate monthly statements with complete & evidenced costs to customers
  • Manage the reconciliation of department store debtors
  • Correctly allocate retail store credit card receipts against sales, deposits and credit notes
  • Prepare age debtor reports
  • Assisting with preparation of year-end accounts
  • Assist in other tasks and areas of the team's work as the need and opportunity arises.


  • Previous experience of JDE/SAP would be beneficial, with excellent understanding of Excel up to Pivot table standards
  • Excellent communication, autonomous, Commercial awareness, pro-active, able to work with frequent and tight deadlines, committed to quality
  • Strong AR reconciliation skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong team player
  • Very good attention to details
  • Ability to deal with high volume workloads, while ensuring that detail and accuracy is maintained
  • Conscientious, with commitment and initiative to follow through and resolve difficult issues and problems quickly and accurately
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a dynamic office environment
  • Experience within a well-run accounting office
  • Able to deal with multi currencies
  • Knowledge of basic accounting and cost allocation principles, accounting procedures and processes.

Fashion & Leather Goods

Houses with a unique heritage and young emerging brands make up this exceptional division. Each of their creations becomes an object of desire, imbued with timelessness.

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