Management Accountant - Part or Fully Qualified

Dsb Recruitment Consultancy Limited
London (Greater)
Basic salary up to £50,000 + Benefits
02 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Management Accountant - Fully Qualified or Part Qualified


Successful, aspirational Heritage Fashion brand with an office in Central London where this role would be based.


To support in the production of financial information in support of wider business analysis and support financial control to ensure the day today operations of the Finance team are effective and appropriate to meet the business needs for all information users.

Commercial/Financial (40%)

·To assist in developing a world class finance function, fully operational and delivering at all times.

·Support accountability and responsibility for the directorate budgets,ensuring that headcount and flexible spend deliver against budget

·Support preparation of the financial ledgers to Trial Balance level, ensuring that good practice is undertaken and reconciliations of each cycle are performed and accurate.

·Support preparation of the monthly board reporting pack in a timely manner and identification & understanding of material variances and developing trends.

·Preparation of detailed analytical work to ensure that the Director of Finance and Directorates are versed in the activities within each area to improve understanding of the wider business.

·Support on the annual budget for review and maintenance of the planned re-forecasts during the year.

·Provide overview function to the financial cycles to ensure the correct level of ?checks and balances? are in place, operational and effective.

·Work with Directorates to ensure that our maximum long term ?financial effectiveness? is achieved

Systems Development/Delivery (25%)

·Automate (Financial) systems to manage and influence the business towards becoming a better partner to its customers,suppliers,employees, business partners and stakeholders.

·Escalate/manage (Financial) systems so that (Financial) issues and risks that will impact the business are easily highlighted to the Director of Finance.

·Ensure that the Finance team are as one with IT and systems as amatterof course and continuously use your system skills to maximise efficiencies and quality/timeliness of information.

·Own the accuracy of the information flow, focusing on financial cycles to ensure optimisation.

Regulatory Work (35%)

·Undertaking all regulatory work of the department including quarterly VAT return submissions and monthly EC sales list and Intrastat returns.

·Manage the monthly payroll submissions and ensure payment is made in the correct timescales

·Completion of National Statistics reports

Experience Required

·Full or Partial Professional Accountancy Qualification (ACCA, CIMA,ICAS)or qualified by experience/degree

·International VAT experience would be desirable but not essential

·Experience working within a similar role in the Retail/FMCG environment is an advantage

·Working experience of most areas within the above specification

Due to the volume of candidates, only successful applicants will be contacted.

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