Assistant Management Accountant

3 days left

London, South East England
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

To assist in the preparation of periodic management accounts, perform daily bank reconciliations and to undertake budgeting, forecasting, accounting, analysis and explanation on all areas of expenditure.

Main responsibilities:

  • Assisting the FP&A Analyst in the production of periodic management accounts
  • Management of the undelivered sales balance and liaising with Customer Services/Merchandising team to control the balance.
  • Analysis and explanation of variances to forecast in a variety of cost areas
  • Preparation of period end accruals and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assisting the business functions (retail, marketing etc) in the preparation of Budgets and Forecasts for Habitat expenditure
  • Finance support for the three stores, including forecasting, preparation of store reporting and accounts, analysis of actual expenditure against forecasting and responding to day to day finance queries.
  • Reconcile bank accounts on a daily basis and investigate any differences with the stores/ecommerce teams
  • Control of head office central costs

You must meet the following requirements or you will be not be shortlisted for the role:

  • Part qualified accountant with at least 18 months financial experience.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to prepare clear, concise and accurate work when under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Good communication skills, especially the ability to present financial information to a non-finance audience
  • Good interpersonal skills, especially the ability to build trusting relationships with non-finance stakeholders
  • Advanced Excel skills