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Management Accountant - Retail

Job Title: Management Accountant - Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH57913
Contact Name: Sophie Juliff
Contact Email: sophie.juliff@handle.co.uk
Job Published: November 08, 2017 12:45

Job Description

A rapidly growing global Retail brand currently has an opening for a Commercial Management Accountant. Reporting to the Financial Controller you will have the below responsibilities:

Relationship building across the business and analytical accounting support for relevant budget holders of the Business Unit and owning month end

* Stock reconciliations - performing detailed reviews and reconciliations of month end stock levels, building relationships with Operations and Merchandising teams to ensure accurate reporting

* Gross margin analysis - reviewing and reporting channel and product margins and other associated costs


* Financial Year End and Audit - supporting the audit and statutory financial statements process


* Budgeting and Forecasting - assisting in the production of the forecasts for the Group


* Cash flow forecasting - contributing to weekly and monthly currency cash flow projections


* Departmental and Board reporting and analysis - producing and communicating numbers to cost centre and commercial heads as well as assisting with the generation of Board reports


* Quarterly VAT returns - reconciliation and submission


* Developing robust internal financial controls in areas of responsibility


* Proactively explore and make recommendations for process improvement in finance and across the business

* Ad hoc finance projects including creation of new companies and sourcing partners to support global business growth.

The ideal Candidate:

* Newly Qualified ACCA, CIMA or ACA with Retail industry experience

* Strong communication skills

* Team player and confident in working with other departments in the business

* Able to work to monthly deadlines

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.