Consultant Graeme Marsh
Date posted 02 August 20192019-08-02 2019-09-01 retail London London New Bond Street GB W1S 4AY GBP 275 325 325 DAY Robert Walters https://www.robertwalters.co.uk https://www.robertwalters.co.uk/content/dam/robert-walters/global/images/logos/web-logos/square-logo.png
Management Accountant sought by Luxury Retail finance team in London, for a period of 6 months, with the possibility to extend and even become a permanent position. Working closely with the Finance Director, you will assume responsibility for the timely completion of all financial reporting and monthly management accounts, looking to streamline procedures where possible. To hear more please get in touch - firstname.lastname@example.org
The Management Accountant will work closely with the existing members of the finance team and indeed the Finance Director to continue the development of the internal financial processes and controls to ensure accurate reporting for the group.
Based on one of the most prestigious shopping streets in London, this business is both an inspirational and iconic retailer known for their passion to continually create new concepts and ideas to engage their clients.
This is a great opportunity for a recently qualified candidate (the term 'recently qualified' is set as a guidance but does not preclude someone with more qualified experience from applying for the role), to continue their financial career in a well performing team. As a part of this position, the Management Accountant will share their experience and exposure with the Finance Director to look at potential reviews to existing procedures to continue the current drive to improve business performance. With overview and responsibility for ensuring the group sales reconciliation and sales/margin reporting - this position will require the Management Accountant to business partner divisions within the wider business to ensure all data is accurate and reflect/explain any variance.
Additional Responsibilities will include:
Monthly reconciliations of key balance sheet accounts, including fixed assets, stock and bank
Calculation of the weekly borrowing base to ensure lender covenants are met
Perform weekly creditor analysis to assist the AP team
Ensure completion and accurate input of all data in SAP from external retail system.
Management Accountant Requirements :
Qualified Accountant (either ACA/ACCA/CIMA or overseas equivalent)
Excellent communication skills
Ability to understand existing systems and quickly identify opportunities to improve current processes.
Confident to support business decisions and ensure the wider team understand the financial reasoning behind action points.
Understanding of the separate facets of a Retail environment and the way departments interact with one another.
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