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Financial Accountant

Job description

The Consultancy Group are working with a FTSE 100 retailer who are looking to recruit a Financial Accountant into their Finance team. The purpose of this role is to ensure a high level of financial control in the accurate accounting for all margin adjustments outside of trading margin.

Responsibilities of Role:

  • Ensure all period end deliverables are in line with Group Accounting policies.
  • Accounting for all margin adjustments.
  • Balance sheet reconciliations and commentary for margin balance sheets.
  • Support external and internal audit procedures.
  • Support Finance transformation.
  • Deputise for the Finance Manager - Gross Margin Accounting, when required.
  • Review and improve controls and processes around margin accounting.
  • Any ad hoc analysis required.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Professional Accounting qualification (ACA / ACCA / CIMA)
  • Experience of effectively communicating and building relationships with the senior stakeholders.
  • Ability to work well within a team as well as autonomously.
  • Strong commercial acumen.
  • Good financial accounting and reporting experience.
  • Able to prioritise workload effectively.
  • Previous experience in a large retailer is desirable but not essential.

This role can be based in either Holborn or Milton Keynes 2-3 days a week, you will be able to work remotely for the rest of the week.