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Financial/Management Accountant

  • Location

    West End, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Abigail Furlong

  • Job ref:

    AF - FA - 93247_1569941849

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

My client, a Global Fashion brand are looking for a strong number 2 to the Head of Accounts to join their team.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare accurate accounts for three of the company's head office functions, providing financial support to department management.
  • Provide timely and accurate management support and analysis, identifying key issues including deviations from annual and quarterly plan and recommending remedial action where necessary
  • Assist in the forecasting (3 forecasts a year) of central departments, circulation, production costs and promotion costs.
  • Responsible for managing various intercompany accounts, transactions and reporting.
  • Responsibility for various central charges such as salaries, car leases, promotion costs, property costs, legal fees
  • Provide financial and business expertise to other ad-hoc projects
  • Provide assistance with month end balance sheet work.
  • Assist with audit work
  • Prepare quarterly VAT returns
  • Assist with the statutory accounts preparation.

Essential Skills & Requirements

This unique opportunity should appeal to bright commercially astute applicants who fulfil the following selection criteria:

  • A first or 2:1 degree
  • Qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA
  • 4 years relevant accounting experience
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills and a pro-active approach to challenges
  • An ability to think outside the "box" and a desire to use financial skills to help develop and grow the business
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

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