Management Accountant

Zachary Daniels - 30+ days ago
Zachary Daniels

Management Accountant | International Lifestyle Brand

Permanent

Up to £45,000 + Study

Hybrid working | 1 day in office

This is a really great opportunity and timing, to join an International Lifestyle brand. Our client has not only had year-on-year record sales figures, they are also constantly looking at opportunities in growth, along with big investment into a brand new system for 2022 and expanding the Finance teams across all areas!

This role as Management Accountant requires someone who enjoys the pace! The role requires a strong business partner who enjoys building relationships and has an inquisitive nature.

The cool stuff

As part of a Reporting team of 16 you will play an important role in the provision of timely and accurate management information to a wide-ranging audience across the business. You will have ownership of our central costs P&L (budget £13m) and capex spend (budget £11m).

The role is varied and includes business partnering, periodic reporting, financial accounting and financial control.


Ensure complete financial accounting in line with the month-end timetable and robust period end balance sheets.
Provide key support to the Finance Manager in the preparation of timely and accurate monthly management information to central teams. This includes preparation of P&Ls and KPI packs with commentary that demonstrates comprehensive understanding of cost drivers and variance analysis to budget and prior year.
Identify drivers of overspend within overheads and support and challenge the budget owners through periodic review meetings to ensure delivery and control of their budget.
Provide key support to the Finance Manager to guide central teams through the budget process, liaising closely with the Commercial Finance team to provide key inputs to their model.
Continuous evolution of month end reporting and analysis to better communicate financial performance to key stakeholders to support decision making.
Ownership of the fixed asset registers and depreciation, ensuring all assets have been appropriately recorded within the capex module.
Establish robust reporting to track capex across the store estate and central operation.
Provide key support to the Finance Manager to understand and challenge capex spend versus budget and last year.
Significant involvement in the year-end process and preparation of deliverables for the audit.

Other


Support the implementation of a New Finance system (NetSuite)
Training and development of the Assistant Management Accountants within the Retail team.
Ongoing non-business as usual project work within the finance team as and when required.

Qualifications


Part Qualified / Finalist Accountant
Retail experience strongly preferred.
Excellent numeracy and IT skills including advanced Excel with a strong attention to detail.
Resilient and able to thrive in a faced-paced environment, juggling competing priorities.
Enthusiastic, self-motivated and a desire to drive improvements in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial business.
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