Financial Accounting Manager

Radley Green Ltd
United Kingdom
£300 - £350 p/day
06 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a high end UK luxury fashion retailer based in South West London. They are looking for an experienced Financial Accounting Manager to join their fantastic finance team. In this role you will take responsibility for the financial management and control within the business and ensure that all financial reporting is accurate and on time. As the Financial Accounting Manager, you will also contribute towards the planning, improvement and development of a strong financial control environment. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES * Lead the Commercial Finance team through the immediate year end and full audit process to ensure internal/external reporting deadlines are met * Preparation of the consolidation schedule and amendment/re-engineering of consolidation process and statutory accounts preparation with team (reasonably simple UK operation and 4 small international businesses) * Ensure balance sheet reconciliations are complete and accurate * Monthly period end reporting and consolidation of subsidiaries; * Capex and depreciation accounting, reporting, and budgeting / forecasting and analysis; * Stock and margin reconciliation, provisioning and month end stock reporting; * VAT returns (UK and International); * Manage the Commercial Financial team in the interim * Commercial interaction with key business partners REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE * Strong technical accounting experience; * Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, to prioritise work load and produce accurate information on time to a high standard * Understanding of commercial drivers on the business and their financial impact; * Rigorous attention to detail, balanced with ability to summarise key issues; * Excellent analytical and communication skills, articulate complex accounting issues in simple terms * Takes ownership for own work and pro-actively drives improvements; ESSENTIAL: * Qualified accountant (ACA or ACCA) * Strong financial modelling skills - advanced excel * Significant experience in improving utilisation of finance systems and driving process improvement Radley Green acts as an employment agency for permanent roles and an employment business for temporary roles.
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