Accounts Assisstant - Vat - Chelmsford - £25k

Country :
United Kingdom
Region :
East
County :
Essex
Town :
CHELMSFORD, ENGLAND
Category :
Finance
Contract type :
Fixed-term
Availability :
Full time
Years experience :
Less than 2 years
Job reference n° :
PA05_1491998386

Company description

A beauty retail company with over 40 years in the industry known for their quirky and exceptional beauty products.

Job description

The Main responsibilities will be:

Banking & Treasury Management

*Reconcile bank accounts in both Sterling and Euros
*Monitor cash pooling accounts
*Report cash balances and monthly flow analysis via the group reporting tool
*Prepare monthly cash-flow forecasts

Fixed Assets

*Maintain the fixed asset register. Run depreciation, dispose of assets and reconcile the register to the general ledger on a monthly basis
*Ensure fixed assets are capitalised in a timely manner
*Maintain CAPEX tracker and analyse actual expenditure verses budget

Statutory Compliance

*Prepare VAT and Intrastat returns for submission
*Assist with the compilation of documents for year-end audit
*Fulfil Office for National Statistic reporting requirements

General Ledger Control

*Maintain the chart of accounts to ensure accuracy of data
*Review and post journals provided by Accounting and Finance
*Complete allocated balance sheet reconciliations at month end
*Collate and review all balance sheet reconciliations

Profile

Key Competencies:
*Strategic Agility
*Drive for Results
*Dealing with Ambiguity
*Customer focus

The ideal candidate will have the following:
*Advance Excel skills
*Personable and passionate about cosmetics
*Ability to work effectively under pressure
*Minimum 1 year accounts experience.
*Experience of VAT returns and knowledge of Intrastat.
*Fixed Asset Management and variance analysis experience.

Benefits:
*25 days holiday
*X2 a year £200 product allocation
*30% discount on Benefit products
*Income protection
*Life Assurance
*Critical Illness
*Health cash plan