Assistant Management Accountant

Recruiter
Zachary Daniels Retail Recruitment
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Sep 2019
Closes
18 Sep 2019
Ref
1241187132
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified
Assistant Management Accountant | Ealing | £30,000 - £33,000 study support, staff disc, excellent bens. | Leading fashion retail This is an entry opportunity to one of the UK's most established, and continually successful leading fashion retailers as assistant management accountant . The business has benefited from pro-active strategic decisions taken over recent years in several areas including digitisation, e-commerce and technology. Performance has remained strong despite a fluid UK retail market, testament to the long-term focus and investment across the entire organisation, both online and offline. About the role This is a critical role supporting the costs and investments team. Due to the main functional stakeholders of this role, is essential to have first class commercial acumen, communication and presentation ability. The successful candidate will ensure that complex and detailed financial information can be conveyed effectively to a wide ranging audience. This is a rapidly moving business where meetings don't happen for meeting's sake, it's about the customer and being ahead of the competition, if strategy or direction needs to change, it does so very quickly. The assistant management accountant will business partner with central teams across the whole business from IT to Merchandising. Key responsibilities Ownership of cost reporting and analysis of periodic variances Preparation of commentary for departmental heads Ownership of key models for multiple central departments Support finance business partner to produce periodic reports Support finance business partner to identify cost drivers by department Preparation of tailored reporting to departmental heads Partner with all departments to identify cost savings and operational efficiencies Person profile Studying towards CIMA, ACCA, ACA qualification Experience within a fast paced, high volume environment closely linked with retail & consumer markets Strong IT skills including advanced excel Strong reporting and analytical skills Excellent presentation and communication skills Ability to work to tight deadlines in a fast paced environment with ever-changing priorities Package £30,000 - £33,000 plus excellent benefits

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