CAREERS

Thank you for taking the time to visit our careers page. Our current vacancies are listed below:

- Assistant Accountant

Job Profile: Assistant Accountant 

Reports to: Finance Manager

 Role Overview: To be responsible to the day to day transactional activities of the accounting department, in a timely and accurate manner

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

  • Multi-currency bank reconciliations
  • Reconciliation of Sales Control Accounts (Barclaycard, AMEX, PayPal) 
  • Responsible for all AP functions; checking and processing invoices, ensuring invoices are approved for payment, liaising with all suppliers, dealing with supplier queries, supplier statement reconciliation
  • Responsible for all AR functions; processing of Wholesale invoices from source system to accounting system, chasing and allocating payments, sending regular customer statements, main point of contact for customer queries
  • Reviewing and processing all staff expense claims in multi currencies
  • Reviewing and processing company credit card expenses, ensuring of business nature and receipts submitted for all expenses
  • Preparation of weekly payment run
  • Managing Petty Cash
  • Posting all Sales and COGS
  • Posting of POs from source system to accounting system and regular follow up of
  • Open POs with Production Manager 
  • Assist with the preparation of month end; accruals & prepayments, depreciation, stock write-offs
  • Preparation and submission of Quarterly VAT returns
  • Preparation of monthly agent sales commission report
  • Investigate and follow up any chargeback received
  • Filing
  • Other adhoc recs and admin as required by the FM, to support the needs of business

 Performance Indicators:

  • Delivery of personal objectives 
  • Positive colleague feedback
  • Clean Debtors and Creditors Ledger
  • Timely and accurate completion of month end procedures 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • PQ/QBE Accountant, preferably with retail experience
  • Excellent communication skills, written & spoken English
  • Ability to work to deadlines and be flexible with changing business needs within a fast paced environment
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy
  • Flexible ‘hands on’ approach and ability to multi-task
  • High levels of personal motivation, a self starter, a positive attitude and ability to take responsibility
  • Good analytical, reconciliation and problem solving skills
  • Punctual, polite and a team player
  • Ability to think outside of the box – natural problem solver and not afraid to propose a different approach.
  • Strong IT skills - Excel, Word, Xero 

Competencies:

  • Responsible & trustworthy 
  • Solid work ethic and desire to succeed
  • Naturally inquisitive and a relentless drive to “make it better”
  • Good project management skills 
  • An enthusiastic and hands-on approach to work.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Energetic, reliable & hard working.
  • 'Team player' able to work with others in an easy and supportive manner yet remain focused on own objectives.
  • Able to perform under pressure, maintaining a consistent level of work output, and willing to adapt to unpredictable working hours and situations.

 

We are always looking for talented people to join our dynamic team. Please email your CV to hr@penelopechilvers.com with a covering email and we will contact you if a suitable job becomes available.

We look forward to hearing from you!