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Company Accountant- London

Company Accountant- London
£55k - 65k per year + .

Ref: Accounting/OW8651/28781


FQ Company Accountant- London

I’m looking for a commercially minded, ambitious fully qualified accountant (minimum 3 years PQE) comfortable with figures, people and technology. You'll need to have drive, and a minimum 3 years previous experience of working in a retail / multi-site environment.  

The role will involve working closely with the directors and overseeing 10 or so corporate entities. It is envisaged the individual will take on additional responsibilities with a move up to Finance Director within the next 6 to 12 months dependent upon company growth.

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing a core team of AP / AR clerks and junior accounts staff
  • Working with external accountants to implement systems and processes to ensure efficient use of the company’s move to cloud based accounting systems and year end statutory reporting
  • Approving and authorising payments and managing key stakeholder relationships
  • Implement budgeting processes and producing variance analysis, insights and commentaries
  • Producing full sets of individual company monthly management along with balance sheet reconciliations
  • Reporting to Finance Director and provide financial information for Board meetings
  • Business partnering with departmental heads to ensure cost control and cashflow forecasting for the group
  • Ad hoc tasks, including active involvement in fund raising and producing financial  information for various purposes eg; pricing analysis, commercial deal negotiations with beer suppliers

Essential Skills:

  • Multi-site retail experience with within F&B
  • Extensive and practical knowledge of financial reconciliations, processes and controls, management accounts production, budgeting, forecasting and application of KPI's
  • Analytical skills, with the ability to effectively summarise and interpret data to senior non-finance business leaders
  • Ability to multi task and handle pressures of deadlines and prioritisation skills

Interested in this role? If so, please send your CV to 

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