To undertake all aspects of financial management and accounting, including reporting, budgeting and forecasting, as well as develop internal control policies and procedures in relation to management of the central accounting function.
Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent);
Previous commercial/retail experience preferable;
Excellent knowledge of accounting principles (particularly FRS 102) and best practice;
Knowledge and understanding of industry, regulatory and statutory requirements;
Strong IT skills (Microsoft Excel and other Office applications) and previous experience using accounting software.
Skills and competencies
High standards of professionalism and integrity;
Commercial awareness and an ability to understand the ‘bigger picture’;
Strong analytical skills, with a structured way of working;
Well organised, with the ability to operate calmly in a fast-paced environment;
Good communication/interpersonal skills
Ability to work on own initiative and under pressure to meet deadlines;
Ability to analyse data, identify risks and opportunities and suggest/implement solutions.