Group Financial Analyst
Salary £50,000 - £58,000 per annum + bonus + competitive bens
Consultant Julie Peacock
Date posted 02 February 2019 2019-02-022019-04-03 retail London London GB GBP 50000 58000 58000 YEAR Robert Walters https://www.robertwalters.co.uk
Our client is a hugely successful and iconic high street retailer which is also further dveeloping its ecommerce and international presence at a fast rate. It is an exciting time to join the business and the role presents the opportunity to work with a high calibre team of passionate individuals. The role is suited to high calibre ACA/ CA's who possess ideally 1-3 years post qualified experience and are seeking a move into industry. Previous work with retail or consumer focused clients would be ideal. but ont essential.
Reporting directly to a senior finance manager within the group function this is a broad and pivotal role and an excellent first step into industry.
Key responsibilities will include the following
Management of monthly Group Management Accounts – providing accurate and timely Group Management accounts pack consisting of P&L, Balance Sheet and Cashflow and analysis against budget for presentation to the Board
Assist with implementation of new consolidation system as well as taking ownership of the new system and related processes.
Assist with production of year end and interim reporting to meet external statutory reporting requirements. Ensuring Group consolidation and cash flow are accurate and in line with IFRS.
Assist with production of Group budget and forecasts.
Ad hoc support across the team as and when required, including projects such as IFRS 16 Lease Accounting, implementation of new accounting software, and working closely with business unit finance teams.
Assist the Treasury function with daily management of the Group cash position and preparation of the Group cash budgets/forecasts
Provision of on going assistance with ad hoc finance and operational finance projects/ process improvement.
Applicants must possess the following
A formal accountancy qualification - ideally ACA or overseas equivalent
1-2 years post qualified experience
Either seeking a first move from practice alternatively a new challenge and change within industry
Ability to thrive within a fast pace, forward thinking, ever changing retail environment.
An interest in the retail ecommerce/ consumer industries- ideally client work within those areas but not essential