Job Details

Job title

Financial Accountant, JW Anderson

Location

London, United Kingdom

Level

Manager

Function

Finance

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

Job Purpose:

  • Monitoring ledger transactions and balances.
  • Insure P&L and balance sheet accuracy.
  •  Work closely with Finance coordinator (overseeing Payable) and Management Controller to ensure all aspects of the accounting function are performed accurately
  • Build strong relationships with management team across all departments

Main Responsibilities: 

CASH FLOW

  • Provide cash flow detail analysis and short term forecast.
  • Closely monitor AR/AP functions to maintain effective cash-flow.
  • Prepare the monthly/weekly cash flow reports. 

FINANCIALS REPORTING

  • Work closely with the team to insure internal deadlines, Group guidelines and legal obligations.
  •  Complete and manage efficiently monthly closing timetable process.
  • Accruals follow up and postings.
  • Intercompany reconciliations. 
  • Pro-active results analysis before revision with FD.
  • Prepare LVMH month-end reporting.
  • Review retails sales reconciliation.

AUDIT, STATUTORY ACCOUNTS AND TAX RETURNS

  •  Manage audit process closely with FD and Management Controller.
  •  Insure submission within deadlines of complete statutory accounts.
  •  Meet HMRC deadlines for tax returns and payment due.
  •  Submit correct information to VAT/Intrastat/EC sales list partner within deadline.
  •  Insure other regulations compliance.

INTERNAL CONTROL

  •   Work closely with finance coordinator to enforce policies in place and implementation of new procedure to improve department efficiency.
  •   Insure and implement internal control procedure.

OTHER TASKS

  •  Supervise bank reconciliation.
  •  Backlog cleaning if necessary
  •   Support sales ledger reconciliation, chase customers and credit control process.
  •  Supervise AP to ensure accurate and timely payment runs are prepared.
  •  Payments approval.
  • Adhoc analysis and duties.
  •  Clothing allowance follow-up liaising with HR and AR.
  • Administator of Online banking and Sage.

The Ideal Candidate

  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar role.
  • ACA/CIMA/ACCA Qualified with relevant professional experience.
  • Exposure to ERP (Sage) and excellent Excel skills (vlookups & pivot tables).
  • Good communication skills, autonomous, and pro-active.
  •  Detail orientated and organized.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  •  The multichannel environment is fast paced and requires a person with a lot of enthusiasm, energy and common sense.
  • Business awareness, entrepreneurial spirit.

About Us

Northern Irish designer Jonathan Anderson established J.W.Anderson in 2008.

At first an elaborate collection of accessories quickly attracted attention, enabling the fledgling label to show on-schedule during 2008’s London Fashion Week.

The success of this debut collection earned both critical acclaim and commercial success for Anderson, whose label is now regarded as one of London’s most innovative and forward thinking brands.

Its unique design aesthetic offers a modern interpretation of masculinity and femininity by creating thought-provoking silhouettes through a conscious cross-pollination between menswear and womenswear elements. This idiosyncratic perspective, which earned the label a cult following, prompted J.W.Anderson to present a women’s capsule collection in 2010.

A steady growth in demand gave occasion to J.W.Anderson first stand-alone on-schedule women’s show at London Fashion Week. International editors and buyers have also taken note, gaining the label a prominent reputation in the US, Europe and Asian markets.

J.W.Anderson has evolved into an internationally renowned and award-winning brand, with accolades including British Fashion Awards for ‘Emerging Talent, Ready-to-Wear’ (2012) and ‘The New Establishment Award’ (2013).

A recent investment by LVMH Moët Hennessy further cements J.W.Anderson‘s status as a rising, new-generation brand. Following the investment Jonathan Anderson was also appointed Creative Director of Loewe, and works on both brands in tandem.