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Accountant, The Rake


London, United Kingdom







Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

The Rake is a rapidly expanding magazine publishing and E-commerce business. We are looking for an Accountant to help shape our newly established in-house accounting team.

The candidate for this role should be a self-starter with proven experience in a similar role. The individual should have excellent analytical skills and an ability to manage their time effectively, whilst always ensuring a high-level of accuracy.

The responsibilities of the role include:

• Preparation of statutory accounts for the UK entity

• Reconcile daily, monthly and yearly transactions

• Ensure account receivables and payables activities are performed accurately and timely

• Daily accounting and cash reporting

• Assisting the team with preparation of reports

• Month end closing tasks

• Participate in cash and business forecasting activities

• Balance sheet reconciliations for Group accounts

• Participate in the annual financial audit process

• Explore systems solutions to streamline financial work streams

• Technical IFRS analysis of new arrangements and interpretation of new standards

• Monitoring, accounting and reporting developments in UK GAAP

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be:

• Qualified/Part-qualified ACA or ACCA

• Proficient in the use of MS Excel & Xero

• High awareness of current technical accounting and reporting requirements under both IFRS and UK GAAP

• Previous E-commerce experience

• Statutory account and tax compliance experience

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Due to the high volume of applications received we regret that we are unable to respond to each application unless it is a call for an Interview.

We are committed to equal opportunities.

Working Hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am – 6.00pm

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Based on experience

Language skills

  1. English, Full professional proficiency

About Us

About The Rake:

Founded in 2008, The Rake is the world’s preeminent publication dedicated to the education and empowerment of style. Recapturing the codes of classic men’s elegance, The Rake is inspired by icons such as Cary Grant, Gianni Agnelli, Sean Connery and their contemporary counterparts. It provides incisive, in-depth commentary on menswear and the many other elements of gentlemanly living, from manners and ethics to art and design, travel, the intellectual and the philosophical, homes, modes of transport, entertainment, food and drink. As an extension of the magazine, is a pioneering luxury e-commerce platform, offering an expertly curated offering of tailoring, shirts, accessories, footwear, luggage and watches, as well as exclusive collaborations with the most brilliant artisans and brands in the world. The shopping experience is enriched by our editorial approach, allowing our customers to read illuminating stories about the design and influences behind each product. The Rake is the modern voice of classic elegance.