International Management Accountant

Marks Sattin Ltd
Andover, UK
22 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client are a £300m turnover owner managed, household named retail business in Hampshire. £60m turnover in the UK the business are extremely cash rich and highly profitable. Through expansion the finance team are recruiting for a pivotal role within their finance team. The International Management Accountant role would be ideal for a newly qualified accountant management accountant who is looking for a role that will offer them career development, exposure to interational accounting and the chance to business partner senior directors of one of the world's leading brands.

Working closely with the European Business Director, the International Accountant will prepare accounts for 2 divisions, ensuring financial processes are efficient and accurate. Developing strong relationships with the subsidiary accountants and working alongside local finance leads to improve and expand reporting processes.

You will:
  • Oversee the preparation of the accounts for our portfolio of overseas subsidiary companies.
  • Perform financial analysis and provide business recommendations
  • Liaise directly with the overseas subsidiary Managers and work alongside the European Business Director.
  • Understand the key financial process in each subsidiary and promote best practice and efficiencies.
  • Ensure the accounting timetable is adhered to.
  • Present the monthly subsidiary accounts with supporting commentary and analysis.
  • Carry out process reviews when perceived problems are identified and make recommendations.
  • Oversee the preparation of month end international sales reports, KPIs and present at the accounts meetings.
  • Prepare Management accounts for two Stannah Group divisions.
  • Develop balance sheet analysis for all subsidiary companies.
  • Provide support at year end to the wider finance team.
  • Manage and control the annual International budget process.
  • Provide additional ad-hoc support for the Group Accountant, Financial Director, European Business Director and Management Accounts team. (e.g. support to NPD business cases, market data analysis, other project specific analysis)

We are looking for:
  • ACCA/CIMA Qualified Accountant
  • Graduate
  • Experience producing management accounts
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and organise workloads (essential)
  • Capable of interpreting and reporting data (essential)
  • Multi-entity transactions and reconciliations (essential)
  • Advanced Excel to pivot tables and look ups, Proficient PC skills
  • Able to establish working relationships from distance with minimal face to face interaction and able to influence local finance teams
  • Foreign language skills would be beneficial
  • Understands the importance of internal service provision
  • Experience in preparing management accounts, balance sheet analysis, budget preparation, maintaining control accounts and margin and variance analysis
  • Excellent communication skills with strong interpersonal skills
  • Positive and enthusiastic with a can-do attitude
  • Calm & effective under pressure
  • Effective team player
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Flexible thinking and keen to investigate issues and overcome problems as they arise
  • Ability to travel across Europe, on average 5 days per month

For more information or to apply send your CV through the advert or email

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