Senior Assistant Management Accountant

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Job Overview

At Vision Express we’re passionate about what we do and customer satisfaction is at the top of our agenda. From our stores to our support centre....everyone has a key part to play.

A vacancy has arisen for a Senior Assistant Management Accountant within the Finance Team.

Key Duties & Responsibilities include:

• Ensure all monthly journals are posted as required, and that variances to budget are analysed and reported on to agreed timetable

• Report as required to the MA on areas of responsibility, highlighting areas of concern or opportunity for the business

• Supervise and challenge AMAs in reviewing store by store P&Ls and comment on areas of interest / concern as appropriate

• Take responsibility as required for uploading individual entity results into HFM

• Respond to information requests from the MA, BFMs and RMAs in supporting the store-facing teams

• Take responsibility for the preparation and reporting of reforecasting opportunities within areas of responsibility

• Liaise with cost centre managers, and undertake cost centre reviews within support office, providing finance support and guidance as appropriate

• Support the MA in managing where required the preparation of store and support office budgets in line with the issued timetable

• Prepare balance sheet reconciliations for areas of responsibility and review with the MA on a monthly basis, challenge AMAs accordingly

• Assist in the integration of UK and JV with a view to synergising the journal-posting processes

What will we provide you?

The successful candidate must:

• Be training towards a recognised accountancy qualification (ACA/ACMA/ACCA/AAT).

• Have strong interpersonal and time management skills.

• Have knowledge of accounting systems (SAP ideally).

• Be an advanced user of Microsoft Excel.

• Have a minimum of 1 year prior experience in an accounting role.