Accounts Assistant

RIXO is growing its finance team, and we are now looking for an Accounts Assistant to support us in building a best in class finance function. In this exciting newly created role, you’ll support the Senior Management Accountant in preparing accurate financials and the delivery of month end.  This role will be working with other teams across the business to support growth and delivery of results. You will report into our Senior Management Accountant and work from our headquarters in West London.

The ideal candidate for this role has at least 3 years experience in a finance function and has had experience in both AP and AR, with a good knowledge of the processes required to make a best in class function. 

What you’ll do:

Month End

  • Ensuring maintenance of GL in accounting system
  • Validate and post accruals at month end based on feedback from budget holders
  • Maintenance of fixed asset register – creating assets, validating depreciation schedule, monthly postings
  • Support the Senior Management Accountant in monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Support the business in investigating and analysing variances and providing explanations
  • Business partner the function owners, ensuring cost reports are shared regularly

AP & AR

  • Manage AP & AR processes including:
    • Processing expense claims
    • Processing of stock and overhead invoices
    • Reconciliation of supplier statements
    • Setting up new supplier accounts
    • Credit card statement coding
    • Management of aged debtors

 

Process Improvement

  • Enforce PO policy and provide training to new starters
  • Support the Senior Management Accountant in developing controls, processes & reporting
  • Drive cost control best practices and ethos to the wider business
  • Seek systems and process automation efficiencies that provide cost effective solutions
  • Plan, prioritise and deliver work in a way that meets or exceeds business requirements 

 

Who you are:

  • You have substantial and proven experience (minimum of four years’ experience) working in a finance function in a retail company
  • You are on your way to becoming ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
  • You have extensive experience of month-end processes
  • You have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • You are flexible & proactive, able to drive improvements through to completion
  • You have a positive ‘can-do’ attitude
  • You are able to work under pressure and are deadline driven 

 

We’ll give you some bonus points for:

  • Experience with Netsuite or Navision

 

About RIXO:

RIXO’s story began in 2015 in the London living room of best friends Henrietta Rix & Orlagh McCloskey, born from their passion for vintage.  Our philosophy is to evoke a wanderlust & free spirit in all our wearers, filling a gap in the contemporary market with easy-to-wear, feminine shapes and high-quality materials. Always inclusive, always empowering, we create a fusion of original hand-painted prints and timeless silhouettes to flatter every woman, irrespective of age, season, size, nationality or time of day.

In the last three years, we’ve grown quickly and are now stocked by over 100 wholesale partners across the world - from Net a Porter and My Theresa online, to Selfridges, Saks Fifth Avenue and David Jones across the globe in the real world. We recently won the Drapers Award for Premium Brand of the year, and we’re only just getting started!

Some benefits & perks of working at RIXO:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays each year
  • Company pension
  • Regular team events where we celebrate our success and our people
  • RIXO birthday and festive gifts, plus a generous staff discount programme
  • And more (just ask!)

RIXO is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity. If you require any reasonable adjustments to complete your application, please do not hesitate to advise us accordingly.

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