KERING Assistant Accountant
Kering - Regular
Haywards Heath - United Kingdom
We are currently seeking an Assistant Accountant who will report to the Assistant Financial Controller as part of our Finance Shared Service Centre (FSSC) team based in Haywards Heath.
Your role will be to work with the Financial Controller and Asst. Financial Controller supporting the Balenciaga and Brioni brands’ UK operations.
How you will contribute
Reviewing invoice coding
Business expense processing
Support in VAT return preparation – export sales checks and C79 reconciliations
Intercompany statement reconciliations – issuing i/c receivable statements and reconciling i/c payables
Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations
Helping prepare responses to audit requests
Liaising with stores on a range of finance matters
Prepayments and accruals accounting
National statistics reporting
Retail partner concession reconciliation and resolution of issues
Ad hoc reporting
Validating AR postings
Who you are
Minimum part AAT qualified
Good excel skills
Exposure to SAP ideal but not essential
Retail experience beneficial
Exposure to VAT accounting would be preferable although not essential
Previous experience in an Accounting /Accounts Payable background
Good attention to detail and accuracy
Clear and concise communication
Ability to keep the team informed of progress whilst working independently
Confidence in asking questions, confirming understanding of processes and problem solving.
Good grasp of accounting/tax concepts and their application or willingness to learn quickly
Taking responsibility for completion of work allocated
Ability to prioritise workload and manage multiple deadlines
Pro-activity in suggesting process improvements
Flexible approach to working in a fast paced environment
Problem solving and analytical skills
Why work with us?
This is a fantastic opportunity actively contribute to the ongoing success and growth at Kering. Our common vision promotes leadership skills and helps every employee to reach their full potential in a stimulating and fulfilling workplace environment.
Kering is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms – gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation – enriches the workplace. It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background
- Full time
- United Kingdom