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Group Management Accountant - retail industry preferred

  • Salary: £45000 per annum
  • Location: Henley
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference 36546
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Our client, a luxury watch brand based in beautiful offices near Henley on Thames, is looking to recruit a Group Management Accountant to produce timely and accurate management accounts and other financial information.

The successful candidate will be ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified.


  • Production of monthly consolidated management accounts
  • Ensure month end procedures are implemented and followed
  • Production of annual management accounts package and reports (including rolling forward each year
  • Reconciliation of control accounts in all companies
  • Regular review of the nominal ledger to ensure accurate posting
  • Production of year-end audit file and information
  • Identify areas which require additional analysis
  • Oversee enquires and supply of information for other departments within the company
  • Oversee the finance team including development and training
  • Timely and accurate production of the monthly management accounts within set guidelines
  • Accurate and documented reconciliation of all control accounts with all discrepancies investigated and rectified
  • Ensure formal month end procedures implemented, followed and completed on a monthly basis
  • Report in a timely manner and in a comprehensive format to allow analysis of sales and expenditure
  • Excel documents are formatted and used in an efficient manner
  • Heads of departments are supplied with P&L information where required in a timely and comprehendible format


  • A management accountant role whereby consolidated monthly accounts have been produced to a draft level
  • Experience of stock is essential
  • Experience of Retail and Sage 200 is an advantage

Competencies and Personal Attributes

  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and intelligent
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Careful attention to detail and strong organisational skills
  • High standard of written English and excellent grammar
  • Excellent numerical skills with the ability to analyse information and prepare reports
  • A hardworking and reliable attitude, able to work autonomously but collaboratively
  • Able to work on own initiative and to tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated and sets high standards and constantly prioritises
  • Able to remain calm and focussed under pressure
  • Willing to adapt and take on new challenges and driven to continually improve
  • Strong IT skills, in particular Excel

Please note that we will only contact those candidates that we assess as suitable for the positions we have currently available based on their experience, training and skills that they identify. If you do not hear from us within 5 working days from your registration, please accept our apologies but we are unable to help you on this occasion.

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