Assistant Financial Accountant - 37.5 hours - Newport
JoJo Maman Bébé
Newport, GB
1d ago

Who we are

We’re a multi-channel retailer of maternity wear, babywear and nursery products; with nearly 90 beautiful stores in the UK and ROI.

From humble beginnings our teams have expanded to almost 900 people across all our sites!

We believe we can add value by creating ethical employment in a business environment, which respects everything we hold important : Our people and our planet. That’s our passion!

What we expect from you

You’ll be working closely with other members of our Finance team and report into our Financial Accountant. As a member of our Finance team, you’ll play an integral role within JoJo, contributing to make a significant difference.

The nature of your role involves high attention to detail, analysing large amounts of data and being all over work deadlines.

A day in the life :

  • Assisting our Financial Accountant with balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Supporting our Tax Manager to assist in the production of the UK and Irish Corporation Tax returns each year in line with statutory and internal deadlines.
  • Assisting with the management of all VAT and international sales tax returns.
  • Assisting with reconciling tax accounts and reviewing monthly tax reporting.
  • Managing the property aspects of purchase ledger, including posting invoices, liaising with suppliers, and reviewing payment runs.
  • Any other ad hoc tasks as required by our Financial Accountant and Tax Manager.
  • What we look for in you

  • You’ll be AAT qualified (minimum).
  • Previous experience of working within a finance team.
  • We’d like you to have purchase ledger experience.
  • It would be helpful if you have VAT and sales tax experience.
  • Previous experience of working within a retail business is preferable.
  • You’ll be adaptable and a self-starter.
  • Commercially minded.
  • The ability to build amazing working relationships.
  • 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.
  • The benefits.

  • 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.
  • Looking for flexibility? It's a possibility with this position.
  • Why always work in the office? Mix it up, have the two. Working from home can suit JoJo and you.
  • Helping plan for the future - contributory pension scheme.
  • Get on the move - cycle to work scheme.
  • Support for planning your finances - JoJo saving scheme.
  • Having a great time - fabulous social events (when we can again).
  • Supporting our communities volunteer days.
  • We love our products! 40% discount off JoJo branded lines.
  • Learning environment - ongoing training and educational development initiatives.
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