RIMOWA - Accounts Assistant

  • Company: Fashion Group UK
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Finance
  • Experience required: Minimum 2 years
  • Reference No.: FADIV00143
  • Date of publication: 2018.11.15


  • Reporting to the Financial Controller, this role gives the opportunity to join an accounting team within the UK offices of a Shared Service Centre.
  • The role involves being a key support to the Financial Controller to ensure the monthly accounting of Rimowa Great Britain Limited is completed on time.


For Rimowa GB brand:

>  Processing & inputting invoices/credit notes, seeking approvals and creating payments to suppliers/employees.
>  Processing expenses are correct Vs. current policies are adhered to.
>  Clean AP Ledgers.

>  Reconcile and post entity retail revenue accurately for two locations.
>  Ensure that intercompany recharges are issued on timely manner.
>  Manage the reconciliation of department store debtors and post any debit notes and ensure money is received from concession on time.
>  Clean AR Ledgers.

BS reconciliations and month-end tasks:
>  Maintain FA register post depreciation, calculate/post prepayments, bank payment/receipts posting and reconcile
>  Ensuring accounting policies are adhered to and each balance sheet account is clean, current and correct.
>  Assist with any tasks/request given by management controller.

>  Assist in ad hoc project work and tasks provided by Financial Controller.
>  Ongoing housekeeping of accounting system JDE, creating, vetting suppliers/employees, customers.
>  Assist on stock takes and support stores when issues with suppliers
>  Work alongside the Management Control function
>  Assisting with preparation of month-end compliance and year-end audit.


>  Previous experience of accounting software JD Edwards would be beneficial, with excellent understanding of Excel up to Pivot table standard.
>  Conscientious, with commitment and initiative to follow through and resolve difficult issues and problems quickly and accurately
>  Able to work with frequent and tight deadlines, committed to quality
>  String reconciliation skills with very good attention to detail
>  Excellent communication skills, in person and in writing
>  Ability to work with minimal supervision in a dynamic office environment
>  Experience in creating and improving current procedures.
>  String knowledge of accounting 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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