Senior Financial Accountant

Recruiter
The Global Search Company
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Nov 2019
Closes
01 Dec 2019
Ref
1308088510
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
International Retail Group currently in the market to appoint a strong senior financial accountant.

The Role

·Oversight of the preparation of the month end management accounts to the month end timetable.

·Working with Heads of Department and Operations Managers to review actual costs against budgets & forecasts.

·Training and development of direct & indirect reports.

·Leading annual audit process and assistance with the preparation of statutory accounts under FRS102.

·Oversight of the preparation of accurate balance sheet reconciliations on a timely basis.

·Reviewing VAT returns prepared by Senior/Lead Management Accountant.

·Liaising with external tax advisors ensuring tax returns are filed on time.

·Updating and maintaining weekly cashflow forecast for review by Group FC.

·Oversight of assistant management accountants' concessions accounting.

·Assisting with the preparation of the monthly Board pack and overseeing reporting from group companies.

·Oversee cash book entries posted by Cash & Banking team ensuring queries are followed up on a timely basis.

·Assisting with the budget and reforecasting process and working with the FP&A team.

·Supporting the Group Financial Controller with the implementation of best practice controls and risk framework across the Group.

The ideal candidate needs to be a qualified accountant (ideally ACA) with strong excel reporting skills and high attention to detail. Experience within the commercial retail and big 6 audit groups will be beneficial.

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