Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant

West Midlands
Posted 2 months ago

Working for this well regarded and growing retail business, my clients are looking to recruit a technically strong financial accountant to the margin team.

With offices in multiple locations, there is a requirement for 1-2 days a week in the Milton Keynes office and the rest of the week can be based at home or out of the head office in Coventry.


This purpose of the role is to ensure a high level of financial control in the accurate accounting for all margin adjustments outside of trading margin. This role would ideally suit a first time mover from a Top 10 firm or a qualified accountant from industry with proven technical experience.



  • Process and execute standard period end deliverables associated with all areas of margin adjustments accounting accurately and on time, ensuring all is in line with Group accounting policies
  • Calculate stock provisions at half year and year end and provide valuable insight to understand risks within stock holding
  • Responsible for accounting for all margin adjustments including sales adjustments, cash discounts, supplier funding, freight/duty etc, pricing variances and FX impacts
  • Prepare periodic balance sheet reconciliations and commentary for margin balance sheets, ensuring that all variances are investigated and explained
  • Support external audit preparation and any Internal Audit requirements
  • Consistently and regularly review and improve controls and processes around margin accounting
  • Work with operations and help them to understand their impact on margin accounting processes
  • Perform a high standard of ad hoc analysis supporting the Senior Finance Manager and Financial Controller
  • Deputise for the Finance Manager –, as appropriate


In return, you will be offered a fantastic benefits package and huge amounts of career development.

Job Features

Job IdAFKS090522
Job TimeFull Time
Job LevelQualified

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