Management Accountant - Retail Sector - 12 months contract
Are you an experienced management accountant looking for a new challenge in the retail sector? Do you have strong analytical and communication skills, as well as a keen eye for detail? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!
My client is a leading retailer within their space across the UK and internationally, offering a wide range of products and services to our customers. They are looking for a management accountant on a 12-month contract to join the finance team and support our business growth and profitability.
As a management accountant, you will be responsible for:
- Preparing and analysing monthly management accounts, budgets, forecasts, and variance reports
- Providing financial insight and advice to senior management and stakeholders
- Developing and maintaining financial models and systems
- Ensuring compliance with accounting standards, policies, and procedures
- Supporting internal and external audits and tax compliance
- Working collaboratively with other departments and functions
To be successful in this role, you will need:
- A professional accounting qualification (ACCA, CIMA, ACA or equivalent)
- At least 3 years of relevant experience in management accounting, preferably in the retail sector
- Excellent Excel skills
- Strong commercial awareness and business acumen
- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- A competitive salary in the range of £45,000 to £55,000 per annum, depending on experience and qualifications
- A hybrid working arrangement, with the option to work from home or from our office in Cheltenham
- A generous benefits package, including pension, bonus, health insurance, and staff discount
- A supportive and friendly work environment, with opportunities for learning and development
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