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We’re a retail world built on iconic firsts. Famed for the creativity that touches our brands, buildings and experiences. Powered by a warm human spirit and dedicated teamwork.
We’re always challenging ourselves to make every experience more special and unique for our customers and our people. Supported by strong family foundations that inspire us to create something that lasts. Because we care about the tomorrow we’re carving out.
KNOW THE ROLE
Our Finance department are looking for an experienced part-qualified Accountant to join their team in our Clarendon Street Offices. This role is to assist both the Finance Managers in Arnotts and Brown Thomas. This role will provide the opportunity to work with different functions within the accounting structure over the two companies. The successful candidate with have responsibility for all accounting aspects of the concession business in Arnotts.
Responsibility for the accounting and billing of concession partners with in Arnotts.
Liaise with concession partners and concession manager.
Month End Responsibilities to include:
Journal postings for all concession transactions to strict internal deadlines
The reconciliation of concession balance sheet.
Journal posting for other ad-hoc items.
Preparation of Management accounts reports for the business.
Helping manage year end processes including preparation for Audit
Work closely with AP/AR teams in Poland/Leicester
Reconciliation of Balance Sheet Accounts
Liaising with budget holders in relation to cost and budget queries
Review of store costs on a monthly basis and variance analysis
Assisting the team with forecasting, budgeting and group reporting requirements.
Ad Hoc projects, supporting the Finance Manager
KNOW WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
Part Qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with 1-2 years’ experience of working in a finance position within a similar environment
Strong analytical and reconciliation skills
Good communication and networking skills across all levels in a matrix environment
Must be able to demonstrate good attention to detail, good judgement showing logical decision making and a hands on approach
Highly organised and efficient with ability to work under pressure, manage a diverse and competing workload ensuring deadlines are met
Flexible, open to change, comfortable managing a constantly changing environment
Experience within a retail environment
Good excel skills and solid understanding of accounting software principles
Knowledge of Coda, Cognos and/or Hyperion/Essbase packages and Oracle accounting packages
Working knowledge of Accounts Payable and General Ledger.
KNOW WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU
Our City Centre based offices are close to all forms of transport and surrounded by many shops, parks and beautiful restaurants.
Team discount is offered across Brown Thomas, Arnotts and our Concession partners
Wellbeing initiatives; EAP Scheme, Tax Saver Commuter, Bike to Work, Local Discounts
KNOW HOW WE WORK
Doing the right thing: We act with authenticity, honesty and integrity in everything we do.
Drive Creativity: Encouraging working environments where everyone can use their creativity to drive the business forward in an ever changing Retail environment.
Inspiring the Customer: Our teams are passionate about creating an authentic and unique experience for all our customers
Winning Together: Brown Thomas and Arnotts prides itself on working as one business and two brands. We share our knowledge and support others to be successful in achieving individual and company goals.
Performing with Pride: We deliver results and celebrate success