Marks Sattin - London

Senior Financial Accountant

England, London
Up to £55,000 per annum
12 Jun 2018
26 Jun 2018
Sam Maxwell
Accounting, Finance
FMCG / Retail
Contract Type
Contract / Interim

A rapidly expanding cosmetics and make up brand which experienced huge growth in 2016 and 2017 and is about to enter another exciting period in the business's growth. They currently have 51 stores actoss the UK with over 1,000 globally.

Overview of Role:

  • Running the month end process - Balance sheet reconciliations, fixed assets, deferred rent accruals, etc.
  • Month End Processes/reporting improvements.
  • Overseeing reporting to the Italian Parent Company.
  • Preparation of UK Financial statements under IFRS.
  • Financial modelling for new initiatives and projects - Expansion of ecommerce presence and partnerships, potential new store openings, etc.
  • Reviewing and reporting on cash flow projections.
  • Ad hoc projects - Cash management in stores/improvements of controls around revenue recognition, continued systems improvements, Brexit planning, etc.
  • Supervision of 2 Accounts Assistants.
  • Working with the Head of Finance and other senior level staff to ensure the finance department meets the evolving needs of the growing business.
  • Business partnering stores/retail staff and ensuring best in practice support exists.
  • Deputising for, and supporting, the UK Head of Finance with all her duties/responsibilities.

Candidate Profile:

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Experience gained in audit
  • Excellent business partnering and communication skills
  • Good technical/reporting grounding with the desire to get involved in commercial value ad work
  • Experience from Retail, FMCG, Pharmaceuticals, Legal, or multi-site businesses would be an advantage

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