Senior Accountant required for an luxury retail brand The Financial Manager is a role to be a strong No. 2 to the FD. The role heads up day to day financial activities, including improvements to financial reporting, controls and processes. The role has 2 direct reports: AP/AR Controller and Finance Assistant. Job duties: Prepare monthly management accounts P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow for the business. Provide analysis v/s Budget and Last year, highlighting key variances, including commentary. Provide supporting in terms of prepayments and accruals schedules, fixed asset additions/deletions list, fixed asset register summary, customer ageing and suppliers ageing. Manage end of season material balancing to establish value of under/over recover of production costs, and re-stating finished stock, work in progress and raw material inventory at the end of each season, at the correct values. Complete P11d submissions Reconcile and file the Quarterly VAT Return for UK and provide necessary information for the monthly VAT for European account. Manage all compliance relating to National statistics, Companies House and HMRC. Work with Merchandising and Head of Retail to improve month end close around non-sale transactions Review and update VAT codes and VAT reporting from SAP Review cash, bank, and customer and supplier ledger with AP /AR Controller to ensure all accounting relating to stores, production and expenses is up to date. The successful candidate: ACCA, ACA, CIMA or Equivalent Previous retail experience is ESSENTIAL Advance Excel SAP or another ERP system Understanding of business cycles, with previous experience of inventory accounting and payroll / pension. Please submit your CV if you meet the requirements. By Applying to this advert you consent to the following use of your Data: The storage & use of candidate data & CVs for recruitment processes; including sharing their employment details & CV with our client partners. The storage of passport, residence cards or visas for compliance purposes according to UK employment law. The storage of contact details from candidates & clients to ensure recruitment processes can be carried out and the sharing of that data should that be necessary during recruitment processes.