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Technical Accountant *Retail Start up*

Job Title: Technical Accountant *Retail Start up*
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Reference: 3478562_1556560133
Contact Name: Nicolette Solomou
Contact Email: daxtra.ukit@hays.com
Job Published: April 29, 2019 18:48

Job Description

Technical Accountant for a retail start-up based in the City of London


Your new company
A young and disruptive rapidly growing lifestyle start up is hiring a recently qualified ACA to join their exciting and evolving finance team. Having grown from a crowdfunding campaign to a global brand this business has taken the retail market by storm creating a unique name for themselves as an engaging brand. Having expanded their product offering this brand has won numerous awards including coming in the top 10 for the best UKSTARTUPS100'S in 2018!

Your new role
As a Technical Accountant you will be joining a close-knit Finance team where you will take ownership over technical accounting and tax for the business. You will be involved in month-end reporting, preparing annual financial statements and in meeting all international tax compliance requirements as the business grows. You will work with every part of the business and will be supported and mentored by the Co-Founders themselves. You will report to our Senior Finance Manager (ex-Top 4) whilst also receiving training from their current Finance Manager (also ex-Top 4).

Your key responsibilities include;

  • Taking ownership over technical accounting and tax for the business, supporting the finance team in all processes relating to month-end and year-end financial reporting and tax compliance.
  • Processing, formulating and analysing large volumes of revenue sales data each month, ensuring they're in perfect condition for monthly reporting, tax returns and for any other purposes as required.
  • Reviewing UK and international tax treatment of all transactions each month, ensuring correct treatment ahead of gathering data for VAT, US Sales Tax and other international tax filing submissions.
  • Advising on key improvements needed to financial controls in advance of reaching the threshold of qualifying for an annual financial audit.


What you'll get in return

Based in then City / East London offices at a WeWork, you'll be working in modern open plan offices surrounded by young creatives and innovative businesses. With their own beer taps, happy hour Thursdays and regular on-site activities (including puppy therapy!), you'll have the opportunity to play hard as well as work hard.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Nicolette now.
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