Senior Financial Accountants Manager (12-14 month FTC)

Senior Financial Accountants Manager (12-14 month FTC)

White Stuff - London, GB

Full time

White Stuff was established in 1985 through a simple idea. This idea grew and now we have shops and concessions in the UK and internationally, selling women’s and men’s clothing as well as beautiful accessories and homeware. Our original prints (all designed in house), intricate details and considered design touches reflect our personality and make us subtly distinctive. Our people are at the heart of our brand, constantly moving and driving us forward. We’re sociable, talented and like minded and we’re not hierarchical or political in how we do business. We encourage entrepreneurial ideas and accountability at all levels


Who you are:

The successful Senior Financial Accountants Manager will be fully qualified (ACA/ACCA, 3-4+ years post qualified), strong financial accounting and management experience, who strives to deliver results, deadlines and continuous improvement. You must be a great communicator, have strong analytical skills and above all timely, attention to detail and technically sound


Primary objective of the job:.

As part of the Financial Accounting team, the role will be varied and will be primarily across financial accounts, management accounts, year-end and Tax and VAT reporting requirements


What you’ll be doing:

· Responsible for preparation of multiple head-office departments budget, monthly management accounts and business partnering

· Review of the month end reconciliation folder and ensuring all balance sheet discrepancies are investigated in a timely manner

· Responsible for budget and forecast preparation of multiple head-office departments and the head-office payroll

· Oversight and review of budget and forecasts for all other cost centres, capital expenditure and property costs for entire estate, which are managed by the Financial Accountants

· Responsible for the management and delivery of the year end statutory accounts for White Stuff Ltd

· Responsible for the management and delivery of the year end accounting and audit for White Stuff Ltd and White Stuff Group

· Prepare the tax accounting work papers for year-end statutory accounts and liaise with the external tax advisers

· Ownership of timely delivery of all statutory reporting for the organisation

· Responsible for all Tax, VAT and indirect tax compliance for White Stuff

· Responsible for the oversight and management of International Tax and VAT

· Responsible for review of all VAT control account reconciliations, identifying VAT risks and opportunities and forecasting future VAT liabilities

· Manage and direct a team of 4 Financial Accountants to support the finance function


What you’ll need:

· Fully Qualified Accountant (ACCA/ CIMA / ACA or equivalent), 3-4+ years post qualified

· Preferred 1-2+ years industry experience

· Experience in VAT, Intrastat, EC Sales, Customs, Tax and other reporting compliance

· Experience in managing the month end process including monthly reconciliations

· Experience in preparation of year end statutory accounts


What we will offer you:

  • Up to 33 days holiday per annum
  • Annual bonus opportunity
  • 2 paid days off to volunteer in the local community
  • 50% discount on White Stuff clothing.
  • Subsidised BUPA Dental Insurance
  • Healthcare cash plan and Life Assurance
  • Pension Contribution

We are committed to creating an environment where we can all be proud to work and be ourselves. Part of this commitment is being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, and age.

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