Fonction professionnelle: Finance & Controlling

Type de poste: Permanent

Type de contrat: Full - Time

Site: Cardiff

Pays: United Kingdom

The world leader in beauty, L’Oréal is present in 130 countries on five continents. Our 32 international brands have allowed us to devote ourselves solely to one business: beauty, with a mission to provide the best in cosmetics innovation to all women and men around the world. We want to bring beauty to all people. Our ambition by 2020 is to win over another one billion consumers around the world by creating the cosmetic products that meet the infinite diversity of their beauty needs and desires through continued digital innovation. L’Oréal encourages diversity and sustainable, ethical sourcing for all our products and we have reduced our emissions by approx. 50% since 2005.  Our brands are leaders in beauty, and we are looking for you to lead the change you want to see in L’Oréal.

Corporate Accounts (Financial Accounting)

Assistant Accountant


Work in a fast-paced financial accounting team that is responsible for financial statements, reporting to parent company, intercompany reconciliation, fixed assets, month end closure, compliance with IFRS/FRS101 and the integrity of the general ledger. Financial accounting play a important part in finance projects, particularly those which are driven by our parent company, and you will have a key part to play in the successful completion of these projects. You will gain experience in all areas of financial accounting, although your main focus will be on;

Administration and maintenance of the fixed asset ledger, including reporting,
Intercompany reconciliation and reporting,
Balance sheet reconciliations and account analysis,
Assisting in the preparation of the group reporting packages and local financial statements,
Month end closure including calculation of prepayment and accruals,
General ledger master data; creation and maintenance.


Organised: You love a list and have strong planning and organisation skills – with the ability to re-prioritise as required.

Measured: We want to track the success of our campaigns and initiatives so projects must be able to show ROI.

Accurate: You have the ability to work to a high degree of accuracy and meet deadlines.

Entrepreneurial. Every day, you spot opportunities to drive growth for our brand and our customers, making sure the good name of our brand is always protected.

Super creative: Whether it be in overcoming challenges or creating artwork for your channel, creativity is our back bone, and we love new ideas.

Proactive and Open: L’Oreal is for the pioneers, which means embracing new ideas, challenges and change with positivity and a hands on approach.

Teams are the new heroes: There is no better feeling than being part of a successful and dynamic team, so even if you are Superman or Wonder Woman, you recognise that teams are the real heroes.

Only Human: we all make mistakes, but you are not afraid of failure. You learn and show how the experience has helped the business learn for the future and benefitted all.

Ambitious: You crave success and L’Oréal is the ultimate place to achieve your dreams. We will support you all the way and make sure you have the support and development in place to help you succeed.

You. You are real. And you’re true to yourself. We cherish and celebrate diversity so you will feel right at home whoever you are.


Educated to at least a degree level and committed to study for a CIMA/ACCA qualification (study support available)
Highly numerate – strong analytically and good commercial acumen
Ability to work autonomously and take initiative with courage
Highly organised with prioritisation skills and strong communication skills  (written and verbal) and excellent presentation skills with the ability to influence and inspire
The ability to challenge processes and propose and implement improvements to systems and procedures
Team spirit, commitment and a strong work ethic
Strong excel skills

Ability to work in an ever changing & demanding environment