Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 Months
REF: AF04112019_1572889105
Contact Name: Alex Feeney
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting for a financial accountant to join a retailer on a 12 month FTC.

What you will be doing:

● Monthly Close and management reporting, including preparation of monthly accounts, timely reporting to the Group and ownership of the balance sheet & monthly reconciliations

● Acting as the primary contact for intercompany reconciliations

● Management accounting

● Management information reporting

● Conducting costing and margin reviews, identifying opportunities and risks

● Development of KPIs and KPI tools in alignment with divisional guidelines

● Production of KPI reports to meet group & divisional requirements

● Departmental overhead reporting

● Cash flow reviews and working capital reporting

● Financial planning & forecasting, including preparation of the annual budget and quarterly forecasting, preparation of forecast balance sheet and cash flow

● Acting as a partner to the business, providing financial support in the decision making process and inform strategic thinking/project planning

● Assisting with the annual audit

● Preparing VAT returns, both UK and EU

● Preparing external stakeholder reports

● Maintaining a robust controls framework

● Identifying additional efficiencies to improve current practices

About You:

You must have

● ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualification

● Minimum of 3 years in a similar role

● Excellent advanced excel skills

It would be helpful if you are also:

● Familiar with inventories/retail/online business

● Experienced in working within group structures on an accounting and organisation basis

● Experienced in handling large data sets

You will be:

● Used to working to strict deadlines

● Intellectually curious

● Friendly, with excellent communication skills

● Confident and assertive when needed

● A hard-working team player

● Highly organised