Financial Accountant

Ref: MON10625
Salary: Competitive salary & attractive benefits
Department: Finance
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Permanent
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: 03/02/2020

We are recruiting for an ACCA student to join our talented Group Finance team as a Financial Accountant.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone pursuing a career in Finance.  This role would be ideally suited to someone looking to gain exposure to a dynamic, fast paced environment.

The key focus of the role covers month end processes and posting relevant entries, reconciling control accounts and liaising with management accounts and various departments within the company

What you will do as our Financial Accountant

• Monthly accruals and prepayments – Review monthly postings in relevant P&L and Balance sheet accounts. Ensure all accruals are accurate. Review accruals for any old postings and investigate if any invoices are long outstanding.
• Variance analysis – Assist the management accounts team with analysis of actual costs, being proactive to notify them of significant items in the period.
• Monthly reconciliations – Preparation of monthly reconciliations for all controls accounts.
• Turnover Rents – Calculation of turnover rents payable to landlords and submission to landlords
• Turnover Certificates – Production of annual turnover rent certificates and submission to landlords
• VAT Adjustments – Calculation of VAT adjustments for sales made in airport stores and distance selling VAT
• VAT Returns – Production of VAT returns for UK and Ireland
• National Statistics – Completion of National Statistics surveys
• Liaising with External auditors at the year
• Any other ad hoc tasks as requested by management
What you need as a Financial Accountant
• Finalist ACCA/CIMA student
• Good organisational and communication skills
• Strong attention to detail and accuracy
• Can work independently as well as be a team player and flexible in approach to work
• Proficient in Word, Excel
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Good understanding of accounting principals and financial reporting standards

What we can offer you in return:
• A competitive salary, holiday, and pension package
• Up to 70% discount across our brands
• Interest-free Season Ticket Loan
• Discounted GYMBOX Membership
• Corporate Westfield discount
• And many others!
If this all sounds great and you feel you are who we are looking for, let us know and apply today!

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