European Financial Accounting Manager

Job Title: European Financial Accounting Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JN -112020-1242184_1604596855
Contact Name: Debbie Kavanagh
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 05, 2020 17:21

Job Description

European Financial Accounting Manager, Birmingham based 7 month FTC. Includes managing accounts for a number of subsidiaries.

Client Details

My client is a global retail business with headquarters in Birmingham. They operate in 43 different countries through concession and franchise locations.


The European Financial Accounting Manager will be on a 7 month FTC reporting to the Director of Accounting and will have responsibility for;

  • The management / production of monthly accounts for six companies / countries within the European business.
  • Responsibility for concession accounting for Europe for 695 stores, with 12 partners across 11 countries. Aim being to look to improve / build on current processes and the ongoing expansion program in this area.
  • All charity accounting.
  • Aid in stat accounting ad review of balance sheet analyses on a monthly basis.
  • Responsibility for a team of 3.
  • Ensure all SOX requirements are complied with.
  • Inter company accounting.
  • Responsibility for fixed assets for relevant entities.


The ideal candidate should have demonstrable experience of the following;

  • Experience of month end accounts for a multisited / departmental organisation
  • It would be desirable to have experience of accounts preparation for non UK based operations.
  • Able to demonstrate how actions impact bottom line and use knowledge to improve results.
  • Advanced excel and Microsoft office skills
  • Team management

Job Offer

Circa £50,000 7 month FTC