This is an opportunity for a Management Accountant to join a growing health & beauty brand, based in South London on a permanent basis. You will be joining at a key time as the group plans to acquire further brands and expand their presence in the market.
The role will have responsibility for the Management Accounting function for one of the three brands the business owns and will report into the Head of Finance, sitting within a larger finance team. This role will take ownership for managing the relationship with the outsourced transactional team as well as budgeting and forecasting and cash flow, this will provide the successful candidate extensive exposure to internal stakeholders including meeting regularly with the Directors of the brands.
Responsibilities will include:
- Producing management accounts for a £3m TO brand
- Managing the relationship with external transactional team
- Producing and presenting the cash flow forecast to the Directors of the Group on a monthly basis
- Processing a small payroll (around 50 employees)
- Liaising with store managers on a regular basis to ensure that all figures have been reported ahead of month end close
- Supporting Finance Assistant with training
The successful candidate will be a part-qualified or newly qualified Accountant with the ability to take ownership for producing a full set of management accounts. Prior experience working within the consumer sector (ideally multi-site) is essential. You must have intermediate Excel skills (pivot tables and v lookups), experience with SAP is preferable but not essential. You will be a problem solver by nature and have a can-do attitude. This role offers the opportunity for autonomy of your workload, you must therefore be driven in nature and be able to work unsupervised at times.
This is an excellent opportunity to work for a growing group where you will make a real impact. The benefits offered include study support, discounted products across all the brands and a supportive line manager. The role can be based either entirely in South London or split between the offices in London & Kent. During probation the role will require travel into the offices 5 days a week, however following a successful probation period a hybrid working pattern can be implemented.