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Financial Accountant

Employer
Mapped Recruitment
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Mapped Recruitment is delighted to be working exclusively with a multi-site and channel retail business (80 stores worldwide) with 3 planned store openings in the UK in 2024 on a rare opportunity which has arisen in a long-standing team.

With a stocklist including Selfridges, Fenwick and Harvey Nicholas to name a few, this is a perfect opportunity for an Accountant who is interested in working in an autonomous, broad and sole finance position alongside the wider UK HQ team.

Financial Accountant/Finance Manager UK

Your

Responsibilities:


  • Reporting to the HQ finance team based in Germany/Switzerland working in a sole finance role in the UK.
  • Full responsibility for the UK accounting duties including day-to-day accounting operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger
  • Providing payroll data to an external payroll provider
  • Day-to-day financial operations ensuring compliance with internal procedures and accounting standards in UK GAAP
  • Responsible for accurate and timely monthly, quarter-end, and year-end reporting to the Group Finance in Headquarters
  • Preparation of the annual budget/forecast, including liaison with budget holders to develop accurate financial plans
  • Operational cash flow management (cash planning & and treasury management)
  • Managing year-end audit and liaising with external auditors -acting as the first point of contact
  • Business partnering and working closely with the UK Country Manager and other key stakeholders in UK and Europe
  • Support and take the lead in new business developments and change initiatives (e.g. digital transformation, automation of accounts payable processing)


Your Profile:

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in both management accounts and financial accounting within the UK is essential (VAT/PAYE).
  • Qualified accountant ACA/ACCA/ or qualified by relevant experience.
  • Experience within consumer retail will be advantageous however is not essential - a passion for the industry and the role is!
  • Aptitude and willingness to be hands-on with all finance duties as required - someone who enjoys and thrives working across both transactional and month/year-end duties
  • Good MS Excel skills/ proficiency in accounting systems (e.g Business Central/Sage)
  • Fluent English and Excellent communication skills




Location:


The business will be moving to a brand-new beautiful office space based in Farringdon London in the summer of 2024.

Ideally a minimum of 4/5 days a week in the office - potential flexibility for the right candidate.

Please note this role does not offer sponsorship

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