Accountant Finalist

Recruiter
KennedyPearce Consulting
Location
Central London, London
Salary
27000.0000
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
07 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

KennedyPearce, are recruiting on for a Management Accountant (finalist level) on behalf of a globally recognized fashion label. This role is for a candidte who less than 5 exams left on their ACCA or CIMA qualification. You must also hold experience in a fashion retail or general retail business.

You will be involved in the preparation of budget & forecasting for the central cost. They are looking for someone who can act as a business partner to work with budget holders to assist them in understanding their costs and provide challenge to the business to operate within budget.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of the budget for central costs
  • Completion of all accounting and reporting including accruals, prepayments and all relevant balance sheet reconciliations for central costs
  • Analyse and explain variances to budget
  • Provision of a regular Reporting Pack to the Directors and individual Cost Centre Managers for all central functions showing costs against budget and last year
  • Provision of a quarterly re-forecast showing risks and opportunities
  • Business partnering central functions to manage their budgets and identify cost efficiencies
  • Support the use of purchase orders for central costs

Needed:

  • Part Qualified (finalist level) accountant with experience of management accounting
  • Quality Focus and attention to detail - provide timely, relevant and accurate insights
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Strong influencing and communication skills to articulate Ted Baker shared mission and goals by applying active listening; thinking ahead and flexibility
  • Can-do attitude - thinks ahead; takes ownership, follows through and goes the extra mile
  • Strong IT skills

This role will report to the UK Finance Manager.