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Management Accountant (Retail/FMCG)

Job Title: Management Accountant (Retail/FMCG)
Contract Type: permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Bonus & Bens
REF: CG0404MA_1522859060
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client, an innovative retailer that's passionate about its people and consumer mission, with an undeniable reputation for quality, is looking to source a top calibre Management Accountant to join its talented, close-knit team. This is an exciting opportunity for a commercially astute finalist/newly qualified to join a thriving business with a loyal customer base and highly enjoyable working environment.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will be responsible for the monthly accounts, ensuring controls and framework are in place, as well as building strong and effective relationships with Store and Operational Managers to ensure performance and KPIs are translated and understood across the business.

Main duties include:
* Weekly KPI reporting
* Assisting with annual budget, quarterly forecasts and fixed assets
*Coordinating and overseeing fiscal close process
* Reviewing all margin and expense accounts
* Processing inventory and margin adjustments
* Ensuring accuracy of financial statements, including balance sheet reconciliations review
* Reporting, analysing and providing meaningful commentary for period results for Management
* Implementing and overseeing accounting policies and procedures

The successful candidate will be ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified with experience working in a fast-paced and constantly evolving environment. You must have a stellar academic record to date including a minimum 2:1 degree from a well-regarded institution.

You will have clear examples to date where you have used your initiative and inquisitive mind set to seek new ways of improving existing processes and ultimately add value to your department and wider organisation. You will consider yourself to be confident, with the ability to challenge and influence others where necessary, whilst still demonstrating diplomacy and professionalism.

Key skills and traits required:

* Strong attention to detail and organisations
* Emotional maturity and integrity
* Self-starter with a creative mind-set when it comes to problem solving
* Clear initiative with a proactive approach to tasks
* Confident communicator, capable of building sustainable professional relationships
* Intermediate/Advanced Excel

This is an exciting opportunity for a driven, analytical and charismatic Accountant to join a fantastic brand with impressive market share in an increasingly competitive industry. You will gain great exposure and every chance to develop your existing skill set and achieve your own professional goals in a supportive and transparent work place.

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