Job Function: Financial & Controlling

Position type: Permanent

Employment type: Full - Time

Location: UK - Wales, Llantristant Office

Country: United Kingdom

Accounts Assistant

Llantrisant (near Cardiff) Based

 

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.

This is a development role for someone who wishes to become a qualified accountant. You will gain experience in all areas of financial accounting but your main responsibility will be to maintain the fixed asset register.  There is the potential for a future move into other roles in the company (potentially in our Head Office in Hammersmith London).



What are key highlights of this role?

 

The role will include:

  • Maintenance of the fixed asset register and reporting.
  • To prepare both UK and Ireland VAT Returns.
  • The preparation and reporting of Intrastat.
  • Calculation of prepayments and accruals.
  • Journal processing.
  • Balance sheet reconciliations and account analysis.
  • Assisting the preparation of the Group’s quarterly reporting pack.
  • To be proactive, propose and implement improvements to systems and procedures.
  • Exposure to other financial accounting tasks

 


Preferred qualifications/experience:

 

You should be confident that you can demonstrate the following:

  • AAT qualified (or equivalent)
  • Strong excel skills.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office - word / powerpoint.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Strong interpersonal / communication skills.
  • Ability to build effective relationships.
  • Challenge processes / propose solutions.
  • Team spirit, commitment and a strong work ethic.
  • Committed to study for a CIMA / ACCA qualification (study support available).

 

Show us that you already meet our competencies and you could be exactly who we need!

 

 

What could L’Oréal offer me?

 

  • World class training and development
  • Excellent benefits including pension, profit share and product discounts and a competitive salary
  • Work with some of the biggest brands in the business, and the most passionate people in beauty.
  • The opportunity to lead change you want to see within the biggest beauty company in the world.