Financial Accountant

  • Company: SSC Perfumes and Cosmetics UK
  • Country/Region: United Kingdom
  • Business group: Perfumes & Cosmetics
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Finance
  • Experience required: Minimum 2 years
  • Reference No.: SSCPC00647
  • Date of publication: 2019.10.31



The Financial Accountant will be responsible for the maintenance of the General Ledger for Parfums Christian Dior UK. Including processing of journals, account analysis and all associated transactions and reporting requirements (detail in main responsibilities).



General Ledger

  • Process month end to include preparing and posting journals for payroll, prepayments, accruals etc.
  • Reconcile, analyse and clear all balance sheet accounts
  • Liaise with Controllers based in London Head Office


Fixed Assets

  • Monthly capital expenditure reporting to France and Controllers
  • Maintain fixed asset module
  • Create assets
  • Create recharge invoices to stores
  • Monthly maintenance of WIP account
  • Monthly depreciation run, analyse and report


IFRS 16/Lease accounting

  • Update internal leasa tool with new leases
  • Extract data and ensure posting accurate
  • Reconcile leasa to SAP


Treasury reporting

  • Analyse cash report in to the LVMH treasury reporting system
  • Confirm cash pooling balance in Diapason and post interest rec'd, paid etc
  • Prepare cash forecast for Group reporting
  • Complete cash analysis for Group reporting


VAT, Tax & PSA

  • Analyse Vat postings, prepare and process quarterly Vat Returns
  • Arrange payment of VAT, Corporation Tax & PSA
  • Quarterly preparation of Corporation tax figures and post journal
  • EC Sales list reporting



  • Confirm agreement & reconcile intercompany balances monthly and quarterly
  • Analyse and generate monthly recharges
  • Arrange payment of intercompany balances
  • Ensure all intercompany entries reconcile
  • Liaise with other SSC brands to ensure month end accruals are accurate


Audit/Statutory accounts

  • Process all audit queries including supplying audit back up
  • Produce base documents to support the Statutory accounts
  • Produce the Statutory accounts for signing


National Statistics

  • Prepare national statistical reports for Parfums Christian Dior



  • Support the Senior Accountant with ad hoc queries, analysis and projects
  • Assist and support SSC (all brands)

Perfumes & Cosmetics

A major player in the perfumes, make-up and skincare markets, the Perfumes & Cosmetics division groups together major historic Houses as well as young brands with strong potential.

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