Financial Accountant

One Stop Convenience Stores
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking a Financial Accountant, this is an exciting opportunity for someone who has a proven track record in a retail Finance arena.

One Stop Stores is an exciting, fast paced and growing retail convenience business with over 750 stores, employing over 10,000 colleagues. With a culture that is friendly, fun and where everyone is treated with respect, you have a really great place to work.

About the Role

Proactively supporting our stores, Area Managers and wider business in all aspects of security.

Key accountabilities of the role will include:

  • Responsible for advising on financial reporting issues, year-end processes, dealing with external auditors and the production of year end statutory accounts. This requires knowledge of both IFRS and UK GAAP
  • Assist in financial reporting to the wider Tesco Group, which requires me to work across company boundaries and systems
  • Assist in controlling the integrity of all balance sheets
  • Work closely with the company directors and cost centre holders to provide advice and support on Head Office accounting issues
  • Focused on solutions, constantly working to ensure that all statutory submissions are on time, accurate and compliant
  • Ensure that balance sheet reconciliations are accurate and timely, and that the balance sheet framework is well communicated to the business and Group Best Practice is adhered to
  • Assist in monitoring and reporting working capital performance to the wider Tesco Group
  • Ensure I am up to date with changes to UK GAAP and IFRS financial reporting frameworks
  • Undertake CPD

The successful candidate will have the following skills & experience:

  • ACA qualified or equivalent
  • Technical knowledge and training in financial reporting and accounts
  • Knowledge of retailing would be ideal
  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of the external audit process and preparation of statutory financial statements
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks

If that’s not enough, working for One Stop offers a vast range of benefits, such as:

  • 10% Discount in One Stop & Tesco stores
  • Discounted Tesco pharmacy services
  • Discounted shopping website
  • Free eye tests
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • A great holiday package
  • A commitment to your career development
  • Community involvement and charity work
  • A great induction into One Stop

Apply today and we’ll be sure to be in touch.

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