Accounts Assistant

London (Greater) (GB)
Dependant on experience
20 Apr 2022
20 May 2022
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time

\ About

Established in 2009, Crew à la Mode is an apparel and lifestyle agency, supplying luxury performance clothing and lifestyle solutions for super yachts, private aviation, hotels, villas and private residences.  

From our Head Office in London, our project management team source luxury yacht crew clothing and uniform from core suppliers, with our offering extending to our consciously produced in-house luxury crew clothing range CALM by CREW. In 2021 Crew à la Mode migrated warehouse and distribution operations from London to the EU.

We go above and beyond for our clients and we know that our exceptional personal service is the reason they consider us the most trusted source for crew work wear and continue to return to us season after season.

As a company we have an informal working environment, but a core principle of hard work and dedication. As a future focussed company we hope to continue to grow, innovate and expand our offering to provide our clients with the highest levels of service in the industry. 

We hold regular company socials, have a fully stocked snack cupboard and drinks fridge and you’ll often find yourself in the company of one of the teams’ four legged friends! The role would currently require being studio-based, with a possibility of working remotely part time at a later date.

\ The Role

As accounts assistant you will be working alongside our accounts and purchasing team managing the daily, monthly and year-end administration and reconciliation of sales invoices and purchases. This role will be suited for a proactive and bright candidate who is looking to progress their skills and grow with the company. 

\ General Duties

  • Bank reconciling, ensuring any queries or issues are identified
  • Month end sales reporting
  • Monthly preparation of accounts for accountants
  • Identifying and reconciling complex client payments 
  • Marking invoices as paid onto system
  • Sourcing / chasing for VAT receipts
  • Managing PO’s against invoices
  • Ensuring corporate credit card expenditure is reconciled and filed
  • Assisting with holiday cover where required across finance and purchasing
  • Assisting with financial admin
  • Add new products and date onto system

\ About You

  • Strong financial acumen
  • Multi currency knowledge
  • Analytical and organised with data, finances and information
  • Good communicator
  • Enjoys working as part of a team
  • Experience with working under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Confident and driven individual, able to be self-motivated
  • Interest in sportswear, luxury brands, but not essential

\ Your Attributes

  • 2-3 years relevant experience in accounting role
  • Pass grade or above GCSE Maths & English
  • Fluent English
  • Experience working with suppliers outside the UK
  • Excellent communication skills on email and phone
  • Intermediate or advanced word processing/spreadsheet skills
  • Knowledge of Mac and G-Drive beneficial
  • Experience within fashion/apparel industry beneficial
  • SAGE experience beneficial for future growth


Please send CV and Cover Letter to

Please note only successful candidates will be contacted.

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