Financial Accountant

  • Company: JW Anderson
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Finance
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: FADIV00125
  • Date of publication: 2018.05.28


ob Purpose:

  • Monitoring ledger transactions and balances.
  • Insure P&L and balance sheet accuracy.
  •  Work closely with Finance coordinator (overseeing Payable) and Management Controller to ensure all aspects of the accounting function are performed accurately
  • Build strong relationships with management team across all departments

Main Responsibilities: 


  • Provide cash flow detail analysis and short term forecast.
  • Closely monitor AR/AP functions to maintain effective cash-flow.
  • Prepare the monthly/weekly cash flow reports. 


  • Work closely with the team to insure internal deadlines, Group guidelines and legal obligations.
  •  Complete and manage efficiently monthly closing timetable process.
  • Accruals follow up and postings.
  • Intercompany reconciliations. 
  • Pro-active results analysis before revision with FD.
  • Prepare LVMH month-end reporting.
  • Review retails sales reconciliation.


  •  Manage audit process closely with FD and Management Controller.
  •  Insure submission within deadlines of complete statutory accounts.
  •  Meet HMRC deadlines for tax returns and payment due.
  •  Submit correct information to VAT/Intrastat/EC sales list partner within deadline.
  •  Insure other regulations compliance.


  •   Work closely with finance coordinator to enforce policies in place and implementation of new procedure to improve department efficiency.
  •   Insure and implement internal control procedure.


  •  Supervise bank reconciliation.
  •  Backlog cleaning if necessary
  •  Support sales ledger reconciliation, chase customers and credit control process.
  •  Supervise AP to ensure accurate and timely payment runs are prepared.
  •  Payments approval.
  • Adhoc analysis and duties.
  • Clothing allowance follow-up liaising with HR and AR.
  • Administator of Online banking and Sage.


  • 3+ years' experience in a similar role.
  • ACA/CIMA/ACCA Qualified with relevant professional experience.
  • Exposure to ERP (Sage) and excellent Excel skills (vlookups & pivot tables).
  • Good communication skills, autonomous, and pro-active.
  •  Detail orientated and organized.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  •  The multichannel environment is fast paced and requires a person with a lot of enthusiasm, energy and common sense.
  • Business awareness, entrepreneurial spirit.

Fashion & Leather Goods

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