Senior Financial Accountant

19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A rapidly growing High Street retailer are looking to appoint an ambitious Senior Accountant to join their dynamic fast paced team. Due to continuous growth, both in the UK and Internationally, my client now requires someone to work closely with the Head of Finance. The role has a real mixture of reporting, FP&A and commercial finance.

If you're a qualified accountant from a multi-site consumer background, we'd love to hear from you! With new stores opening on a regular basis across the globe, this is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to play a pivotal part within the business.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for producing and delivering the annual budget and periodical forecasts for the business
  • Oversee the management accounting process whilst providing commentary and analysis
  • Present management accounts to the Head of Finance whilst highlighting variances, risks and opportunities on a monthly basis
  • Create and develop weekly reports across all segments of the business to highlight current trading performance and KPI's
  • Prepare monthly cash flow forecasts and manage the daily cash flow availability
  • Take control of the year end reporting process by preparing the annual financial statements
  • Produce statutory accounts in the UK in accordance with FRS102
  • Continuously seek to Improve day-to-day processes and controls

Experience and skills required:

  • Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Extensive knowledge of budgets, forecasts and P&L preparation
  • A minimum of 3-4 years' experience in a similar role within a consumer business
  • Strong excel skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines