Investment Accountant

Axon Moore
08 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Axon Moore is currently recruiting for a high-calibre, commercially-minded Investment Accountant to make the next step in their career with a leading retail business based in Manchester. The role is a business-critical role providing exposure to senior stakeholders from the start.

The opportunity

As part of a growing team based in central Manchester, the commercial team is focussed on driving performance and across the wider business, at the forefront of business strategy.

Having just gone through a sizeable shift, the business is now strategically placed to strengthen its position as UK market leader, whilst simultaneously looking to expand its presence globally.
  • Review and challenge business cases before they are brought to the Board
  • Challenge and summarise forecasts from the project managers to understand commercial project benefits
  • Evaluation of the full cost-benefits of each individual project
  • Managing capital and project accounting with committed project spend controlled within budget
  • Overseeing Fixed Assets accounting and controlling, ensuring guidance and processes are appropriate for the business.
  • Assist the Senior FP&A Manager with budgeting, forecasting and 5-year plan
This truly commercial role will suit an ambitious CIMA or ACA qualified accountant with demonstrable experience in similar industry roles. Exposure with in transaction services, corporate finance or restructuring would be desirable, and an aspiration to develop within a dynamic environment in addition to the following skills;
  • Strong excel skills
  • Ability to communicate and work with wider business stakeholders
  • Strong commercial outlook
  • Able to maintain stable performance under pressure, deliver results
  • Able to manage multiple tasks within a fast-moving environment with the ability to manage expectations and hit deadlines
  • Self-motivated, focuses on results and has a proven record of successful delivery of objectives

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