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Senior Financial Accountant (Retail)

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant (Retail)
Contract Type: permanent
Location: North West London, London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 8% Benefits, Benefits, Share Options
REF: CG0606SFA_1528306500
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
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Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

Our client, a global leader and innovator in its field, that's demonstrated enviable growth over two decade in the UK, is looking to source a talented Senior Financial Accountant to join its fast-paced, high calibre team.

The successful candidate will benefit from working in an organisation that is consistently adapting and evolving, creating more exciting opportunities for its staff to develop and progress in their chosen field.

Main duties include:
* Responsibility for the monthly preparation and review of ecommerce P&L and balance sheet; business partnering with colleagues in Commercial Finance and Control to ensure clear understanding of variances to budget and reforecasts
* Preparing and reviewing monthly accounts for business area, supporting General Managers with effective decision making and cost control
* Budgeting, reconciliation and re-forecasting for all lease accounting costs
* Maintaining and reconciling fixed assets books
* Supporting balance sheet reconciliations and review process
* Preparing local GAAP financial statement, liaising with Country Controller and external auditors
* Supervising developing one direct report, supporting the fast track graduate program which will rotate annually

Key skills and experience required:
* ACA/ACCA Qualified either from Big 4 or a fast-paced commercial entity (ideally multi-site)
* Thorough grasp of basic closing routines/ability to ensure integrity of general ledger
* Ability to drill down to appropriate level of detail and make sense of variances and critically evaluate processes
* Proactive, flexible and positive attitude towards work
* Career minded and initiative led
* Strong sense of team work and places high value on collaborative endeavours

This is an exciting opportunity for a high performing Senior Financial Accountant to join an internationally recognised business with a fantastic reputation for talent development. You will be given every chance to rotate every 18 months - 2 years in line with your own professional goals and ambitions.

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