Store Accountant

Store Accountant

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Vacancy Type
Watford Support Centre
Salary
£40,000 / Dependent on Experience
Published Location
Watford
Job Description

 

Are you a commercially minded finance analyst or accountant that has excellent excel skills?
Are you able to build financial modelling techniques and easily explain these to stakeholders at all levels?
Would you like the opportunity to work for the UK’s largest specialist wine retailer?

If you have answered yes to these questions, Majestic Wine would be delighted to hear from you!

We are seeking to recruit a personable, confident and experienced Finance Analyst or Accountant to come and join our dynamic team as our Store Accountant. We are looking for an experienced accountant to work proactively with our retail stores enabling our regional coaches and store managers to make strong commercial, decisions to help drive success for their individual businesses.

Who We Are 

Majestic Wines are the largest wine specialist in the UK with over 200 stores, megastores in France & a significant online presence.

Following the merger between Naked Wines and Majestic, Rowan Gormley (Founder of Naked Wines and Chief Executive of the enlarged group), has set the wheels in motion of transforming the business into a new kind of retailer – a retailer that is loved by customers, loved by suppliers and loved by shareholders.

This transformation is brought to life by our talented team at the Support Centre, Watford, which houses all departments working behind the scenes such as Customer, IT, Transformation, Finance, Supply Chain & People.

The Role

You will be working closely with our retail stores to assist them with monthly P&L reporting, assessing economics of existing stores, and supporting opening of resites, and therefore having a huge impact on estate decisions, and modelling stores.

This role is an outstanding opportunity for a high calibre, commercially minded accountant to provide first class financial support. You will be highly numerate, display strong analytical and presentational skills and be able to communicate confidently to senior management. You’ll need a good understanding of financial modelling techniques with the ability to build financial models from scratch and draw recommendations from findings.

The role will be based at our Majestic Wine Head Office in Watford. 

Knowledge and skills required:

  • Ideally you will come from a FMCG, Retail or Manufacturing (or similar sector) background, familiar with working in an environment where high volumes of information is the norm.
  • Experience of working in a finance function at Finance Analyst level, with excellent attention to detail and modelling skills.
  • Proven experience of using excel to pull data together from multiple sources. Knowledge of SQL is preferred.
  • Proven experience of stakeholder management and presentation to non-finance people, as well as dealing with all levels of an organisation.
  • Effective in planning and organising, while having the ability to spot anomalies within data sets and close attention to detail is a key requirement for this role. 
  • Working towards, or at the latter stages of your professional accounting qualifications (ACCA or CIMA).

Benefits:

  • Private medical care
  • 33 days holiday allowance
  • Bonuses
  • Freeshares/LTIP
  • Contributory pension
  • Life assurance x 3 salary
  • 20% staff discount
  • Free lunch provided each day
  • Free parking on site
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Free wine

If you would enjoy providing first class financial support, please do apply today. We look forward to hearing from you! 

No agencies please.

Closing Date
16/06/2018

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.