Retail FP&A Accountant

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Location

St Johns

Contract type

Full-time

Hours

35

Job description

Due to an internal promotion, we are now in a position of offer an exciting opportunity to join the Finance function as a FP&A Accountant within Retail.

 

About us

 

We make a huge investment in everyone, offering great career development opportunities. Our people are at the heart of everything we do and we thrive in a fast-paced environment where we have fun, celebrate success and give you all the tools you’ll need to be your best self. It’s not just our colleagues we look after – we’ve got a responsibility to our customers too and we work hard on our ambition that nobody is harmed by gambling. 

 

Your role in the team  

  • Working with key members of the Retail team to guide, influence and optimises cost performance
  • Direct Finance business partnering support for a number of Head Office functions
  • Responsibility for a number of key cost lines – understanding their key drivers and how to influence these
  • Manage cashflow forecasts
  • Responsibility for all our Racecourse betting shop financials and helping to drive them forward
  • Compiling Quarterly and Annual Budget cycles being responsible for a number of costs that are key to the Retail estate
  • Period-end responsibilities including journals and variance reporting compared with Budgets
  • Completion of key Balance Sheet account reconciliations and reviews with senior management around potential risks and opportunities
  • Support capital projects through financial management of project spend
  • Line management of 1 colleague
  • Manage day to day queries from Business Stakeholders and Exec

Skills needed

 

  • Ideally a newly qualified CIMA/ACCA or ACA Accountant or Finalist
  • You will have a finance background in FP&A or Commercial Analysis/Business Partnering.
  • You’ll need to be a people person and great communicator, with excellent stakeholder management and be able to manage multiple priorities.
  • Passionate individual who cares about their work
  • Experience of timely and accurate reporting
  • Self-starter who can work well autonomously but also in a team
  • Strong knowledge and ability in Excel
  • Excellent analytical skills, who can handle large sets of data and has an ability to tell the story

What we offer

 

Your 25 days holiday is topped up by an extra day for your birthday along with 8 days’ bank holiday. Gym discounts, and our office sports and social committee activities could be right up your street. You will also have the opportunity to work dynamically and flexibly within the team.