Job Details

Job title

Finance Assistant, Dundas Worldwide

Location

London, United Kingdom

Level

Executive / Coordinator

Function

Finance

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

The Finance Assistant role sits in the finance team reporting to the CFO. Predominantly responsible for the accuracy of financials and delivery of month end, this role will also be working with other teams in the business to support the growth and delivery of results.

Role Accountabilities:

  •  Ensuring maintenance of GL in accounting system
  • Validate and post accruals at month end based on feedback from budget holders
  • Enforce PO policy and provide training to new starters
  • Support the CFO in developing the finance function; developing controls, processes & reporting
  • Manage month end process and communicate deliverables to the rest of the business
  • Maintenance of fixed asset register – creating assets, validating depreciation schedule, monthly postings
  • Support the CFO in monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Support the business in investigating and analysing variances and providing explanations
  • Business partner the function owners, ensuring cost reports are accurate, timely, and issues are addressed and resolved promptly
  • Drive cost control best practices and ethos to the wider business
  • Frequently review key processes; recommend actions to improve and implement as appropriate
  • Invoice & shipping support
  • Manage AP process including:
  • Processing expense claims
  • Processing of stock and overhead invoices
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Setting up new supplier accounts
  • Credit card statement coding
  • HMRC VAT filings
  • Seek systems and process automation efficiencies that provide cost effective solutions
  • Plan, prioritise and deliver work in a way that meets or exceeds business requirements

The Ideal Candidate

Key Selection Criteria:

·         Ideally ACA/ACCA/CIMA finalist or qualified

·         Knowledge of UK accounting standards is essential

·         Management of month end processes experience essential

·         Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel 

·         Flexible & proactive, able to drive improvements through to completion

·         Positive ‘can-do’ attitude

·         Ability to work under pressure and be deadline driven

·         Retail experience is highly desirable

·         Italian speaker desirable

About Us

Launched with Beyoncé at the Grammys in February 2017, Peter Dundas’ held his first solo show during Paris Couture in June 2017. The first collection was subsequently sold to several of the leading specialty stores worldwide and is already a well-established brand on the Red Carpet.

Previously holding tenures at both Roberto Cavalli and Pucci, Peter Dundas has a clear and desirable brand DNA that cements him as one of the leading Creative Directors in the Fashion Industry with a strong following by both key industry figures and highly visible celebrity “Dundas Girls,” around which the key driver is editorial coverage and VIP Dressing.

Based in London, the company culture is dynamic and entrepreneurial but with a strategic vision and a perception of a widely known, well established brand. The brand is headed by its two Founders, Peter Dundas and Partner Eve Bousis and Chief Executive Officer Sarah Crook, whose previous tenures included Stella McCartney and Christopher Kane.

The culture of this fast-growing brand requires strong organisational skills, team players, good communication skills and a “Can Do” and 360 approach.