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Temporary Assistant Financial Accountant (Fixed Term until 30.06.2022)

Salary:
22,876 P.A. ?
Location: Liswerry
Company: JoJo Maman Bebe
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We are looking for a Temporary Assistant Financial Accountant to work with the Financial Accountant and Tax Manager to help with a wide variety of tasks. You will work very closely with the Finance team and report into the Financial Accountant. You will have a passion for retail and the ability to efficiently analyse large amounts of data and work to strict deadlines. We love working as a team so you will be a natural people person with a great sense of fun. Impressive interpersonal skills are a must for everyone in JoJo!

What we expect:

  • Perform month end tasks such as releasing prepayments and providing for accruals in line with deadlines set.
  • Assist the Financial Accountant with balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Assist the Finance team with internal audit checks.
  • Support the Financial Accountant with Year End and Audit.
  • Support the Accounts Assistants with any Sub-Ledger queries.
  • Assist with the management of all VAT and international tax returns.
  • Assist with reconciling tax accounts and reviewing monthly tax reporting.
  • Ad hoc tasks as required by the Financial Accountant and Tax Manager.


Skills we require:

  • Qualified or Part Qualified (ACA, ACCA).
  • Experience working within a similar role
  • Purchase Ledger experience desirable
  • VAT and sales tax experience desirable
  • Adaptable and a self-starter

Just to give you a taste of our culture, we’ll be looking for you to:

  • Be a brand ambassador, ensuring that our values and ethos are never compromised
  • Be honest and respectful
  • Work collaboratively
  • Talk openly and actively listen
  • Take ownership of all aspects of the role

  • We believe R&R is important so for each year you’re with us, you have an extra day’s holiday!
  • Why work on your Birthday? Have it off!
  • Let’s celebrate JoJo doing well – non-contractual annual profit share.
  • Helping plan for the future - contributory pension scheme
  • Get on the move - cycle to work scheme
  • Looking to work more flexibly It's a possibility with this position.
  • Support for planning your finances - JoJo saving scheme;
  • Having a great time - fabulous social events (when we can again).
  • Supporting our communities – volunteer days
  • Being mindful – Health and Wellbeing Hub
  • We love our products! 40% discount off JoJo branded lines
  • “It’s up to you” learning environment - ongoing training and educational development initiatives and opportunities.
  • Why always work in the office? Mix it up, have the two. Working from home can suit JoJo and you (Post completion of training)
  • Sad to leave your furry friend at home - our offices are dog friendly for friendly pooches.

We are a company founded on the principle of People & Planet above Profit and we are proud of our B Corp Status. JoJo is a team effort and so many of our employees have put their heart and soul into their jobs, making sure we offer the most gorgeous collections and deliver the best service.

We may have grown into the UK’s leading mother and baby retailer, but we will never compromise on the quality of our products – it’s part of our DNA! Our customers trust us to offer excellent quality at reasonable prices. All our team members strive to be the best they can be and we love how we support each other.

We put our growth down to our passion for people and our commitment to running an ethical and sustainable company. Couple this with our fantastic designs, innovative products, attention to detail and the never-ending pursuit of high standards means we have built a company that makes all of us proud.

Our Values:

The most useful thing a person can do in this world is to create ethical employment in a business which is a force for good, respecting our people and our planet.

We embrace and openly welcome people from different cultures, perspectives and experiences to create a diverse and enriched company. We work hard to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people, regardless of background to make sure we grow our company sustainably and with different cultural influences. We are guided by our values and B Corp status in everything we do, and we recognise that being a diverse and inclusive employer helps us make a difference to all our employees and customers.

This role is office based in Newport, South Wales.

We are looking for a Temporary Assistant Financial Accountant to work with the Financial Accountant and Tax Manager to help with a wide variety of tasks. You will work very closely with the Finance team and report into the Financial Accountant. You will have a passion for retail and the ability to efficiently analyse large amounts of data and work to strict deadlines. We love working as a team so you will be a natural people person with a great sense of fun. Impressive interpersonal skills are a must for everyone in JoJo!

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