Management Accountant - Accounts Receivable - Retail

Job Title: Management Accountant - Accounts Receivable - Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South West London
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Contact Name: Sean Smith
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Job Published: almost 5 years ago

Job Description

Management Accountant – Accounts Receivable - Retail


We‘re growing, we’re busy! Funky retail organisation who operate globally have a new and exciting part qualified management accountant role to oversee all aspects of accounts receivable. If you want to work for a forward thinking brand in a social, creative, outgoing, friendly environment get in touch now! This role would suit a talented, commercially minded part qualified ACCA or CIMA management accountant who ideally has retail and Navision experience.


Key Responsibilities – reporting to the FC:


Implement and oversee robust controls around UK Accounts Receivable transactions including credit checking and application of credit limits

Prepare weekly Accounts Receivable ageing analysis for review with Financial Controller

Prepare Weekly Flash Sales report, and month end report.

Month end Sales reports and commentary for the board pack.

Prepare weekly credit note analysis and assist Customer Services and Operations teams with the authorisation and posting of customer credit / debit notes

Ensure full and accurate month end cut off in respect of Accounts Receivable transactions

Prepare weekly 20 week cash receipts forecast

Implement and oversee robust controls around UK Accounts Receivable transactions including key supplier statement reconciliations

Provide support and guidance as required to the US Finance function in respect of Accounts Receivable transactions and processes

Assist with annual budgeting and regular forecasting processes


Qualifications and Skills                                           


Minimum degree level educated preferred but not essential

Part qualified accountant (ACCA or CIMA) with minimum five years’ finance experience

Strong MS Office skills ideally including advanced Excel skills (including pivot tables and logical formulae)

Extensive experience of ERP systems – Ideally NAV or similar

Extensive experience and knowledge of credit control


Experience - the following experience is preferred but not essential:


Experience of retail and / or wholesale sectors

Experience of businesses with a high volume of low value transactions

Experience of staff mentoring and development


Salary and benefits:


Salary: £35,000 to £40,000

Benefits (based on benefits from 2016 and subject to change):


2 weeks’ additional pay in December wages if peak trading target sales numbers are achieved. The peak trading period is considered to be the months of September, October and November.

5% -based on personal and company performance – Paid in March

1% company matched pension scheme

Life Assurance (x1 salary)

Holidays 22 days per annum

3 days additional leave at Christmas!