Financial Accountant

Posted 11 November 2022
Salary £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Possibly perm from the offset
LocationBlackburn
DisciplineQualified Finance
ReferenceLS/36823/FA
Contact NameLinzie Strickland

Job description

Axon Moore are working with a Global market leading retail company who are looking for an interim Financial Accountant to work at the Blackburn head office.

Our Finance Team is expanding and we have a new opportunity available for a Financial Accountant.
In this role you will be required to deal with monthly financial reporting ensuring controls and policies and processes are adhered to.

Duties:
  • Weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting, adhering to the reporting timetable.
  • Complex, high volume balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Business partnering the operational managers, providing financial support and queries on P&Ls.
  • Variance and trend analysis by site, by brand.
  • Production and posting of key journals including accruals, prepayments, accrued and deferred income.
  • Support the commercial finance team with information and performance analysis to assist decision making for local teams.
  • Assist in budgeting and forecasting process.
  • Develop robust processes and controls to ensure risks are managed appropriately in line with Group requirements.
  • Support in the production of accurate monthly and quarterly flash results for Financial Planning and Commercial teams.
  • Assisting in year-end statutory audit process.
  • Working closely with operational manager to optimise performance, control cost and improve profitability.
  • Investment Appraisal for future acquisition targets.
  • Other ad hoc projects as required by CFO, Finance Director or Financial Controller.
Candidate Requirements:
  • Fully qualified accountant
  • Minimum 4-5 years of experience working within a finance function with high volume transactions
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel
  • Ability to adapt and respond to changing priorities
  • Willingness to learn and be part of a team
  • Multi-site experience either hospitality or retail would be an advantage
  • SAP Experience also advantageous
Please send a CV, salary expectations and availability to lstrickland@axonmoore.com for immediate consideration.

Please note, this role is based in Blackburn and you must be able to get in to the office 5 days per week. Free parking and excellent benefits package provided.