Accounts Assisstant - Vat - Chelmsford - £25k
A beauty retail company with over 40 years in the industry known for their quirky and exceptional beauty products.
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
*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
*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
*Drive for Results
*Dealing with Ambiguity
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.
*25 days holiday
*X2 a year £200 product allocation
*30% discount on Benefit products
*Health cash plan