Management Accountant

KennedyPearce Consulting
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My Client a Leading Retail Business in the Central London is looking for a Management Accountant to join their head office team.

Reporting to the Financial Controller the Management Accountant will be responsible for:

  • Month End - completing month end reconciliations and analysis for reporting. Including, sales reconciliations, accruals, prepayments, and intercompany reconciliations
  • Stock reconciliations - performing detailed reviews and reconciliations of month end stock levels, building relationships with Operations and Merchandising teams to ensure accurate reporting
  • Gross margin analysis - reviewing and reporting channel and product margins and other associated costs
  • Financial Year End and Audit - supporting the audit and statutory financial statements process
  • Budgeting and Forecasting - assisting in the production of the forecasts for the Group
  • Cash flow forecasting - contributing to weekly and monthly currency cash flow projections
  • Departmental and Board reporting and analysis - producing and communicating numbers to cost centre and commercial heads as well as assisting with the generation of Board reports
  • Quarterly VAT returns - reconciliation and submission
  • Developing robust internal financial controls in areas of responsibility
  • Proactively explore and make recommendations for process improvement in finance and across the business
  • Ad hoc finance projects

Successful candidates will bright 2:1 or above degree graduates who are studying towards ACCA or CIMA qualification. Candidates must have experience within the Retail industry, with a minimum of 2 years working as an Assistant Accountant and assisted with management accounts. Good Excel skills are essential.