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Management Accountant - Retail

Job Title: Management Accountant - Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH57913
Contact Name: Sophie Juliff
Contact Email: sophie.juliff@handle.co.uk
Job Published: August 01, 2017 11:25

Job Description

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

* Month End - completing month end reconciliations and analysis for reporting. Including, sales reconciliations, accruals, prepayments, and inter-company reconciliations
* 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

The ideal Candidate:

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

* Strong communication skills

* Team player

* Able to work to monthly deadlines

* Used Sage accounting system (preferably Sage 200)

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.