Operations Accountant

Location
Liverpool, Merseyside
Salary
£40000 - £45000 per annum + 3 days working from home
Posted
15 Apr 2024
Closes
22 Apr 2024
Ref
JN -042024-6393592
Contact
Paula Warren
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Interim
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

This position is for an Operations Accountant to provide timely and accurate financial reporting within a leading retail company, and to ensure operational efficiency in the accounting and finance department.

Client Details

Our client is a well-established retail company with a strong presence across the UK. As a major player in their sector, they employ thousands of people nationwide and are committed to providing excellent service to their customers. Located in Liverpool, they are known for their well-structured finance team and have a reputation for promoting career growth.

Description

The successful Operations Accountant will be required to:

  • Support the month end close by ensuring key deliverables and assigned tasks are correctly executed according to the month end deadlines
  • Preparation and posting of month end journals in line with agreed policies and procedures in an accurate and timely manner, ensuring appropriate supporting documentation is retained for SOX compliance.
  • Calculation and preparation of accounting journals, accruals, transfers, provisions, accruals, and provisioning as required for QVC UK operations.
  • Supporting our Vendor credit control team with debit management status update and provisioning.
  • Supporting detailed and Accurate accounting for rebates
  • Responsible for preparation of various month end journals
  • Preparation and completion of accurate monthly Balance Sheet and sub ledger account reconciliations.
  • Balance Sheet reporting for analysis within Corporate Finance and for US reporting requirements.
  • Complete and accurate execution of SOX controls per agreed timelines
  • Support internal and external Audit by ensuring requested documentation is provided in a timely manner

Profile

A successful Operations Accountant should have:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • Professional accounting qualification (e.g., ACCA, CIMA).
  • SAP experience essential
  • Strong knowledge of financial reporting and cost accounting.
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Job Offer

  • A competitive salary range £40-45K per annum
  • Working from home 3 days per week
  • On-site parking
  • A collaborative and supportive team environment.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • Flexible work arrangements.

We invite all suitable candidates to apply and look forward to welcoming the successful Operations Accountant to our team in Liverpool.

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