Junior Management Accountant

£28000 - £30000 per annum
11 Sep 2020
18 Sep 2020
JN -092020-1229078
Stefano Asciana
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

This varied role is responsible for the reporting, planning and controlling of specific costs for the business relating to the Dune Head Office (CSO) and Distribution Centre (DC). They will also assist the Finance Manager in all aspects of external financial accounting, reporting, and tax compliance.

Client Details

My client is one of the most influential global players in fashion footwear and accessories. Based in London, the fashion capital of the world, My client has over 20 years of experience in the footwear industry and has grown through a passion and dedication to excellence in product development and in-house design, and a commitment to providing outstanding customer service.


Key responsibilities for this Junior Management Accountant role include:


* Responsibility for period end journals relating to CSO costs (including marketing and payroll) and the DC, ensuring any variances to plan are fully understood through discussion with relevant business partners

* Co-ordinating with others in finance to ensure that the timetable is adhered to

* Provide meaningful P&L and Balance Sheet commentary on areas within responsibility both within the month end pack and by presenting to the Finance Manager during "flash reviews"


* Responsibility for maintaining rolling business forecasts for CSO costs, liaising with relevant business partners to ensure the most accurate forward-looking view is obtained

* Ownership of the annual budget for CSO costs and the DC

* Rigorous review of business partner assumptions and challenging these where appropriate

* Preparation of board presentation packs


* Assist in the year-end audit process, providing the auditors with all schedules and explanations that they require

* Production and timely filing of statutory accounts for Dune Group Limited


* Assist in the production of UK and European branch tax returns as per required deadlines Controls

* Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations at each period end, ensuring reconciling items are resolved on a timely basis

* Co-ordinating with business partners to ensure that spending is proactively managed against budget and providing them with all necessary support to understand performance

* Working with the business on cost control/initiatives in relation to CSO and the DC

* Continually seek ways to improve financial processes and how we use our systems


* Ad-hoc support to the Finance Manager as required


The successful candidate for this Junior Management Accountant:


* ACCA/CIMA - Part Qualified

* Some experience of month end reporting processes, balance sheet reconciliations, planning and analysis

* Good knowledge of UK GAAP (FRS 102) financial reporting principals

* Intermediate to Advanced MS Excel skills to create high quality analysis

* Good time-management skills with the ability to set priorities and meet deadlines

* Solid communication skills and ability to deal with non-finance personnel at all levels of the business

* Self-starter with willingness to assume responsibility whilst working well within a team

* Ability to challenge and improve processes and procedures


* Audit experience

* Retail experience

* SUN systems experience

Candidates must live within one hour of London

Job Offer

On offer to the successful Junior Management Accountant candidate:

  • Competeive Salary
  • Full accountancy study support
  • Benefits package
  • In store discounts
  • Central London location

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