Retail Finance Manager - Central London - GBP60k

Recruiter
Elite
Location
London
Salary
55000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
16 May 2017
Closes
25 May 2017
Category
Accounting
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Finance Manager with retail experience is needed to manage key functions across the European division of business.A big retail brand that offers a wide variety of good quality products from household good to clothing.Main Responsibilities:*Manage the preparation process for statements for Year End. *Ensuring the financial statements are compliant with IFRS requirements*Co-ordinate all aspects of planning and preparation for the interim and year-end audit and reporting. *Ensure all accounts are reconciled and signed off *Point of contact for external auditors *Responsible for reporting the Group consolidated inventory position*Proactively seek ways to make the reporting cycle more efficient *Consolidation of monthly / quarterly accounts*Owning the UK business general ledger (journals and balance sheet reconciliations etc)*Ensure the finance systems are properly maintained and that appropriate control procedures exist*Administration responsibility for banking mandates and online banking facilities *Overall responsibilities for the month end process *Identifying cost saving initiatives*Partnering with the Department Managers to formulate strategies *Manage cash flow and follow the finance strategyIdeal Candidate: *Managerial experience in a Retail business*Fully qualified accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA) *Experience in preparing financial statements, income tax returns and statutory accounting*Experience in managing a team*Hands on and proactive and able to motivate a team