Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London

Description

We are looking for an ambitious Finance Assistant to become part of our finance department. We are currently growing at triple digits every year and our employees have amazing opportunities to progress quickly within the team. The Finance Assistant will be working directly with an experienced Finance Manager, giving great exposure at an early career stage. The Finance Assistant will be a key member of the team, taking ownership of the sales and purchase ledgers, and working with members of the team at all levels of the business.


About Astrid & Miyu


Astrid & Miyu is a young London based contemporary British jewellery brand, which embraces class and edge.


Since launching in 2012, we’ve quickly gained cult status among fashion editors, influential bloggers and celebrities. Our pieces are featured in top UK publications such as Grazia, Vogue, Stylist, Marie Claire and Elle. Celebrities such as Georgia May Jagger, Pippa Middleton, Rochelle Humes, Zara Martin and Katie Piper have been spotted wearing our pieces. Digital influencers such as Lydia Millen, Hello October, In the Frow, EJ Style are all fans of the brand. We are a growing brand with many exciting initiatives coming up in the near future.


Job responsibilities


You will be working as a Finance Assistant at our Head Office in Highbury and Islington, London. This role will offer opportunities to learn every day, and to grow with the business. Accountancy training will be provided.


Your key responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:


Sales ledger


Gain a full understanding of the sales channels operated by the Company

Reconcile cash receipts to sales reports

Raise sales invoices in a timely manner

Maintain the customer contract register

Credit control

Purchase ledger


Develop in depth knowledge of the goods and services purchased by the Company

Ensure supplier invoices have been approved in line with the expenditure policy

Flag transactions to be categorised as capital expenditure, or to be prepaid

Set up bi-monthly payment runs to ensure suppliers are paid within their payment terms

Maintain various registers, including the manual refund register and supplier contract register

Process staff expense claims

Prepare credit card reports and reconciliations

General


Assist with quarterly VAT return preparation

Accurate recording of bank and cash transactions outside of purchase and sales ledger

Set up bank payments outside of purchase ledger (e.g. payroll)

Weekly updates to KPI reporting / dashboards

Requirements


Experience working in a finance team (any role, more than 3 months) is essential

Interest and commitment to qualifying as an accountant or accounts technician is essential – study support will be provided

Enthusiastic and hard working

Passionate about the Astrid & Miyu brand

Good IT and numerical skills

Organised

Resourceful

Good communicator

Able to work efficiently, both as part of a team and independently

Responsible and punctual

Drive for success and to progress your career as the Company grows

Benefits


Salary £Competitive, depending on experience

Product allowance

Study support – includes study leave, training materials and exam entrance fees

A range of benefits designed to support a healthy work-life balance, and an opportunity to join a fast growing, ambitious and friendly team

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