Accountant, London

Introduction

From memorable experiences to global customer loyalty programmes, Quintessentially’s unique engagement agency is the voice of authority in luxury lifestyle. Proud to partner with the worlds most recognised brands, we combine our unique customer understanding and channels to transform strategies into reality.

Job Summary 

We are looking for a hard‐working and proactive individual with great attention to detail and who will work well in a faced paced environment.
 
This role would be a fantastic development opportunity for part qualified candidate who is looking to get a broad exposure to accounting in a small to medium sized business.

Main Duties and Responsibilities 

The nature of the role and the size of the team and culture of the business is such that there will be opportunities for exposure to different roles and development opportunities for a fast-learning and adaptable candidate.
 
Duties will include but are not limited to:
  • Working closely with the Financial Controller for ad hoc work including budgets, management accounts and year end/Audit
  • Strong commercial awareness and business acumen
  • Raising sales invoices and credit notes
  • Processing supplier payments and purchase ledger
  • Assisting with regular Intercompany reconciliations
  • Reconciling the company bank accounts
  • Processing the company credit cards and expenses
  • Liaising closely with the operations manager regarding budgets and expectations
  • Submitting the French TVA return monthly
  • Preparing company cashflows
  • Closing client budgets with Events/Marketing team
  • Working closely with intercompany Q teams and the Events/Marketing team
  • Keeping a close eye on procedures to make sure they work effectively

Requirements

  • Work experience in accounting or finance roles
  • Part qualified accountant towards the end of ACCA/ACA qualification
  • Excellent written & oral communication - fluent English is a prerequisite
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Knowledge of SAGE 200 accounting software
  • Very strong with Excel
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Good knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player
  • A proactive ‘self–starter’ with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Fast learner – adapting to new processes in rapid change climate.
  • Creative problem solver
  • Knowledge in CRM systems desirable
  • Experience in writing excel macros desirable
  • Procim experience desirable

Hours of Work

Monday – Friday, 9am – 5:30pm

Company Benefits

  • Annual leave with possibility to accrue in relation to years worked at Quintessentially
  • Angel Days: Additional leave to do charity work
  • Perkbox: Discounted prices on many exclusive items, including gym membership and healthcare, as well as Ride to Work and Employee Assistance Programs.
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • International Days: The ability to work from another Hub office for up to 5 days per year
  • Long Service Awards
  • Lunch and Learn
  • Additional leave to do charity work or professional exams
  • Birthday Allowance – take your birthday off on us
  • Mentorship Program
  • Reimbursed eye tests
  • Employee Discounts including Manicures/Massages 
  • Puppy Friday
  • Friday Fun with bar and entertainment
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Fortnightly training opportunities

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