Finance Assistant - Fashion

Location
London
Salary
Up to £12.82 per hour
Posted
31 Dec 2018
Closes
28 Jan 2019
Ref
Jenny/APS
Contact
Jenny O'Halloran
Function
Finance
Sector
Womenswear
Job Type
Temporary
Quirky fashion label launched in 2014, requires a Finance Assistant to join them on a possible temp 2 perm basis. This role will provide essential support to the Finance Manager, playing a key role in the smooth running of the in-house finance function. The role is a diverse one and offers the suitable candidate an excellent opportunity to gain exposure across a broad range of areas in a dynamic and growing fashion wholesale/ retail business.
Main duties to include:
Purchase ledger -
*Administration of purchase invoice/ credit note management software, ensuring approval takes place within agreed timeframe, in accordance with company procedure.
*Apply payments appropriately as they are made where they arise, reconcile any differences.
*Prepare up to date aged creditor listings in preparation for weekly payment runs.
*Act as go-between for all finance-related supplier queries.
Sales ledger -
*Upload of sales invoices/ credit notes in the appropriate accounts using Xero, in accordance with company procedure.
*Apply receipts appropriately as they are received.
*Assist with the production each week of the e-commerce and wholesale sales performance reports.
*Act as the go-between for all finance-related customer queries.
Credit control -
*Monitor and assist with the management of aged debtors.
Bank and cash -
*Monitor the bank accounts regularly.
*Reconcile all entries as necessary.
*Perform full reconciliations on a monthly basis.
*Maintain and keep up to date records of all company card purchases, staff expense claims, credit card purchases, etc.
Periodic review of customer/ supplier standing information as held in company files, ensuring all information is current and correct.
The ideal candidate will be systems savvy - strong systems knowledge; able to learn new systems quickly. You will be a team player - proven ability to work co-operatively with others to achieve common goals. You will have the ability to communicate clearly and confidently with a range of people, both on the phone, over email and in person.
Ideally, you will have previous experience of working within a Finance function in a small and dynamic work environment, proven track record of performing reconciliations in an accurate and timely manner. You will also have strong Excel skills and be confident pivot tables and v-lookups.

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