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Assistant Management Accountant
Location Grafton Street, Dublin
Job Code 715
# of openings 1
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GET TO KNOW US

 

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

 

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