Accounts Assistant

Sister Jane
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
30 Jun 2022
30 Jul 2022
Contract Type

A new and exciting role has become available to join Sister Jane's team.

This role will see the successful candidate supporting finance and accounting functions during a time of strong growth and transformation in the business.
This role is an extremely attractive role for a dynamic and entrepreneurial individual studying towards their qualification and who is attracted to join a fast growing international team and play a key role in the development and growth of the business.

The main roles and responsibilities involved are:

1. Accounts

  • Responsible for Accounts Payable working closely with management and the operations team and keep oversight of the expense approval process
  • Deal with supplier invoice queries and assist on supplier statement reconciliations and supplier payment processes
  • Oversee the Accounts Receivable ledger and work with the sales and wholesale operations team on invoice, credit queries and customer statement processing
  • Provide ad hoc reports on payable and receivable status

2. Stock Movements Auditing

  • Perform regular checks on the internal ERP system to verify stock variances
  • Investigate with the relevant teams any discrepancies
  • Provide regular stock valuation reports to management

3.  Administration and Compliance

  • Provide support on ad hoc financial and compliance procedures
  • Work with management to review and improve ad hoc processes to streamline approval and compliance workflows
  • Liaise with company accountants and assist resolving unreconciled transactions

The ideal candidate will have the following qualities and qualifications:

  • Studying for a recognised accountancy qualification (such as ACA/ACCA/CIMA etc.) with ideally half the exams passed.
  • Relevant fashion industry or similar experience with intimate knowledge of stock accounting and international import/export preferable
  • Experience working within a multi-cultural and international team
  • Good knowledge of Xero and its app ecosystem
  • High proficiency in Excel
  • A good understanding of IT processes and strong curiosity to find and implement new solutions
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to summarise and explain processes clearly and concisely
  • Excellent attention to detail and high degree of accuracy
  • Well organised and effective person with good time management and prioritisation skills
  • Eager to take responsibilities and take initiative


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