Senior Management Accountant

Recruiter
Burberry
Location
Leeds
Posted
07 Dec 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
INTRODUCTION

Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core. Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations. Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company and constantly leverages the energy of its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward. Headquartered in London, Burberry is a design, marketing and retail led business with a global reputation for innovative product design, digital marketing initiatives and dynamic retail strategies.

JOB PURPOSE

Based at our Internal Manufacturing site in Castleford, the Management Accountant will lead a team, responsible for providing financial analysis and management accounting services for our Head Office costs. With a focus on delivering accurate & transparent month-end close, as well as implementing effective ways of working.

RESPONSIBILITIES

* Lead and coordinate delivery of month end, half year and year-end close including posting of journals, balance sheet reconciliations and analysis/detail of actuals posted.

* Lead and coordinate the maintenance of accurate headcount data & analysis.

* Manage direct/indirect reports to optimise their performance and oversee their development, both as individuals and as a team.

* Establish new ways of working to highlight & drive efficiencies across existing processes.

* Improve processes/reporting.

* Business Partnering with the Quality, Planning, Production and Continuous Improvement teams based in Castleford and our London Head Quarters

PERSONAL PROFILE

* Qualified accountant ACA/CIMA (or equivalent) with previous relevant experience.

* Experience of working in a Manufacturing environment is a plus

* Advanced understanding of Excel.

* Ability to work under time pressure and handle multiple demands while achieving deadlines.

* Analytical background, with a good attention to detail.

* Ability to handle large volumes of data.

* Ability to deal with sensitive information.

* Clear communicator.

* Ability to work under time pressure.

* Previous SAP experience preferable.

* Experience of month-end close processes

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