Accounts Assistant, Luxury Fashion

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Category
    Accountancy - Credit Controller
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 30000 - £ 35000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

Our client is a prestigious, luxury fashion brand with a beautiful new office space in East London. We are actively seeking an Accounts Assistant, with a lean on Accounts Receivable and Credit Control to join them on a permanent basis as part of a busy finance team. This is an office based position, 5 days a week.

Reporting into - Finance Director

Role Description

Key role within the finance team, updating and completing the accounts receivable process, reducing the debtor days and informing sales teams of any opportunities/risks to receivables.

Complete month end procedure in line with monthly timetable and Management reporting requirements


  • Main contact for Finance department for customers

  • Reconcile pro forma invoices to cash received on deposits

  • Ensure that invoices are raised and reconciled

  • Reconcile and follow up, aged accounts receivables (liaise with customer for prompt payment)

  • Ensure constant continuous communication with customers accounting/finance teams,

  • Ensuring payment deadlines are met, and any risks to delays are flagged to SN stakeholders, with appropriate SN approved actions put into place

  • Provide detail receivable cash flow forecasts as part of weekly reporting deadlines and monthly management accounting requirements for COO and FD

  • Support year end process

  • Update and input Forecasting/Budgets into XERO

  • Support in analysis on Management Accounts and monthly reporting pack

Skills required

  • Understanding and previous experience in AP/AR process - in particular a good track record of balancing payment requests and providing excellent customer service.

  • Prior experience in month ends deadlines and timetable

  • Team player and ability to work under pressure and deadlines

  • Experience background in wholesale/retail sectors

  • Excel (comfortable with Pivot tables, formulations and visual basic)

  • Xero

  • Zedonk (ERP platform)


  • AAT qualified or Intermediate ACCA/CIMA

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