Financial Accountant, Retail, High Wycombe, £60k

High Wycombe
£60k per year + bens & bonus
06 Jan 2022
03 Feb 2022
Amelia Collingwood-Johnson
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

Financial Accountant, Retail, High Wycombe, £60k, IMMEDIATE START

Are you a qualified Accountant with retail experience (audit or industry) looking for their next challenge? A well known and loved fashion brand are looking for a bright, technical accountant to join their growing team and lead of all reporting and stat accounts. Reporting into the Head of Finance and working directly alongside the Finance Manager, you will have the opportunity to get involved with commercial projects and get stuck in with many other aspects of finance to build a well rounded portfolio.

This is a great opportunity for a newly qualified accountant to step into their first high level role and work your way around the whole finance function.

The role:

  • Preparation of statutory accounts at both company and Group level, including consolidations
  • Leading on all technical accounting matters and ensuring ongoing compliance with IFRS 102
  • Helping to ensure that the internal systems and controls in place are appropriate for the scale and complexity of the business, driving improvement where necessary
  • Overseeing the audit process with external auditors
  • Taking responsibility for quarterly group reporting Responsible for all tax compliance within the business, liaising with Group accounting team to ensure all deadlines are met.
  • Accurately account for FX contracts under both hedge and non-hedge accounting, determining the correct approach based on the contract type
  • Reviewing balance sheet reconciliations monthly, ensuring that working papers are completed to a high standard
  • Leading on new projects within the finance team to automate processes
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns


About you:

  • ACCA/ACA qualified with proven experience (around 2 years pqe)
  • Managed preparation of consolidated statutory accounts under IFRS102
  • Strong excel skills
  • Great at manipulating data
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Experience in retail (auidt or industry)
  • An interest in retail / fashion!

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