An opportunity to join a well established retail business during an exciting period of change. The Reporting & Forecasting team provides a key link between the various business partnering and FP&A teams across the business to create budgets, forecasts and strategic plans as well as delivering corporate performance reporting e.g. weekly trading packs, periodic management accounts and investor relations analysis.
This role requires you to execute standard period-end transactions, working together with the business to drive completion of accurate and representative financial statements and also develop standardised reporting & insight for Business Partnering teams to drive productive action / improved business performance in collaboration with the business
Execute standard period-end transactions and journals in the core finance system
Provision of period-end results to the agreed deadlines and standards
Production of agreed standardised reporting to Business Partnering teams across weekly and period reporting timelines.
Support the delivery of Finance improvement initiatives and implementation of internal & external best practices to enhance process efficiency and quality of outputs
Support external audit preparation
Identify where financial controls are not operating as required and drive remediation
Responsible for managing and developing team members
As the ideal candidate for this role you will hold a recognised accounting qualification ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent. You will possess the ability to present complex information in a simplified manner, the ability to identify process issues, understand & fix root causes, the ability to work fluidly with data and across systems e.g. reporting tools. Strong analytical skills, Excel & Access skills and attention to detail are a minimum requirement in this role. Candidates who are looking to make their first move from practice would benefit from working in a role like this before deciding on which way they would like to take their career further down the line.
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