Management Accountant - Retail

Job Title: Management Accountant - Retail
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £200 - £225 per day
Start Date: ASAP
REF: AF81018_1551433623
Contact Name: Alex Feeney
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Job Role Summary:

  • To produce timely and accurate financial and management information to enable the senior management team to make informed business decisions.
  • Maintain the reliability and accuracy of the financial and management information that is reported to the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Relationship building/management, business partnering and analytical accounting support for relevant budget holders of the Business Unit.
  • Preparing monthly management accounts for the Business Unit. Full ownership and reconciliation of the P&L, Balance Sheet and Cashflow statements and supporting schedules.
  • Posting monthly journals including accruals.
  • Preparing budgets and forecasts for budget holders alongside the Financial Planning Analyst.
  • Preparation of monthly P&L commentary including variance analysis for each department within the Business Unit.
  • Preparation of a management accounts pack which can be presented to the senior management team.
  • Responsible for calculation and compilation of Business Unit relevant VAT Returns.
  • Assist with statutory reporting and the audit process.
  • Maintain a monthly schedule of 'Risks and Opportunities' for review with the Financial Controller and Financial Planning Analyst during reforecasts.
  • Creation of new companies and sourcing of fiscal partners to support global business growth.
  • Liaising with existing fiscal partners across the globe and maintaining a schedule of international payment and reporting dates which is strictly adhered to.
  • Mentor and develop the Accounts Assistant.
  • Ad-hoc project work (c.20-30% of role).