PQ Management Accountant - Retail

Consumer Additions
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A rapidly expanding, premium retail brand is seeking an ambitious CIMA / ACCA studier to join its HQ based in Northampton.

The business has a very strong online presence and has grown exponentially over the last couple of years.

  • Support the Financial Controller in the month end close and production of monthly management accounts for online business, including consolidation of other divisions into the Group results
  • Review the results of the stores businesses in Channel Islands and France and ensure they are properly understood and consolidated into the monthly Group results
  • Prepare and post accurate accruals and prepayments at month end
  • Ensure all key month end postings are carried out on an accurate and timely basis
  • Liaise with key budget holders in the business to ensure all costs are recognised correctly in the management accounts
  • Ensure that all cost variances to Budget and Forecast are investigated and understood
  • Ensure that key Balance Sheet accounts are understood and properly reflect the business operations - such as voucher provisions, stock, stock provisions, deferred income
  • Prepare monthly cost centre reports and other ad hoc reports for key business managers and assist them with understanding of their reports and with day to day budgetary control
  • Carry out ad hoc analysis of financial performance as needed
  • Support the Director of Business Planning & Analysis with Budgets and Forecasts as needed

To be considered for this progressive job role, you MUST meet the following criteria:

  • Degree educated, with a strong academic background
  • Part Qualified / Finalist CIMA, ACCA or international equivalent
  • Solid management accounts production experience - ideally from a Retail, Wholesale, Consumer Goods or E-Commerce institution
  • Professional, articulate, with impeccable communication skills; able to liaise with and influence stakeholders at all levels
  • Warm, friendly, engaging, with an enthusiastic personality and gsoh!

This is a phenomenal opportunity to progress your career within a leading cosmetics company during a huge period of growth and an incredibly exciting time in its history.