Management Accountant

Recruiter
THE EDINBURGH WOOLLEN MILL LTD
Location
Langholm
Posted
06 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join the accounts team based in our Head Office.

The ideal candidate will be ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified with a strong academic background, you will need to have a strong work ethic with a "right first time attitude". You will also need to possess excellent Excel and system skills.

Key responsibilities:

- Co-ordinate the preparation of monthly management accounts for two key subsidiaries of a £600M, 1,000+ store group of trading companies. Ensure the accounts are produced accurately and according to a strict timetable, and review all processes to reduce the reporting timescale.

- Co-ordinate the budgeting and forecasting process for the two entities. Produce the budget and forecasted P&L, cashflow and balance sheet in line with the budget timetable (using Khalix software).

- Produce the year end management accounts in line with the year-end timetable. Produce the year-end files for audit in a timely manner, ensuring completeness and accuracy.

- On a monthly basis, produce historic cash flow reports and three month cash flow forecasts.

- Develop a good all round understanding of the processes and procedures behind the production of the management accounts in an environment of continuous improvement, and in order to develop and enhance the service levels that the department provides to the business.

- Develop ad hoc analysis as requested and liaise with the IT department to ensure reports are relevant, correct and add value to the business decision making process.

- Provide financial support for capital investment decisions including store openings and refits. Also provide ad hoc support for commercial decisions regarding store performance.

- Assist the Finance Director with the motivation, coaching and development of the team, who are at various stages of qualification, to meet the tight reporting deadlines and monitor any potential bottlenecks in the accounts/budget/forecast process. Ensure the financial controls are maintained and that suspense accounts are up to date and satisfactorily reconciled by each member of the team.

- Provide ad hoc financial and performance analysis where required across a range of areas within the business.

- The development of good working relationships with the operations teams including store managers, area managers and regional controllers. Additionally develop good working relationships with other departmental heads.

- Any other ad-hoc requirements

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