Management Accountant | Luxury Fashion Business | Rapid Growth


Management Accountant | Luxury Fashion Business | Rapid Growth

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    £35000.00 — £40000
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    Management Accountant| Luxury Fashion Business | Rapid Growth

    The client

    Harmonic are currently working exclusively with a rapidly growing luxury fashion label. The CEO & Founder is an award-winning designer championing diversity and raising awareness of key political and environmental issues in her collections.

    Following significant growth in the wholesale side of the business (major luxury department stores in the UK and US) alongside a shift towards scaling the e-commerce platform the business is projected to grow by 100% per annum in 2020 and 2021.

    Culturally this is an incredibly fast paced environment with a passionate team that are excited to take the business through rapid scale while also feeling proud of the 'message' the brand stands for. They are incredibly sociable, smart and like to have a good time.

    The role

    The Management Accountant will be responsible for the completion of month end production of Management Accounts and ownership of day-to-day Finance with the support of a Part Time CFO. You will have significant exposure to the COO and CEO and be able to implement your own processes and have a genuine impact on the business as it scales with significant room for progression.

    * Produce monthly management accounts with variance analysis
    * Manage to completion of month-end processes (accruals, prepayments, journal posting)
    * Manage the Sales and Purchase Ledger (Accounts Payable & Receivable) as well as Credit Control
    * Complete VAT returns
    * Oversee day-to-day Finance (cash flow forecasting, balance sheet reconciliations, bank reconciliations, payroll) and implement new processes and systems to streamline these activities
    * Support the COO and Part Time CFO with the implementation and management of improved stock reporting and analysis
    * Work with the CFO to improve sales channel and cost reporting metrics and analysis
    * Work with an outsourced Accountant during Year-End to support the completion of statutory accounts
    * Support the business with increased e-commerce scale integrating systems and reporting around Klarna and Shopify
    * Business Partner with leadership teams and non-finance stakeholders
    * Support the Finance Director in the delivery of Group Financial Reporting and Statutory Accounts
    * Extensive ad-hoc projects

    Required Experience

    * Part Qualified (ACCA, CIMA)
    * Experience producing Management Accounts
    * Excellent Communicator
    * Ambitious and Passionate about being part of a scale-up

    Experience (Preferred)

    * E-commerce, fashion, retail or FMCG experience
    * Experience with stock or physical products
    * Passionate about Diversity and current affairs (climate change etc)

    Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 + study support

    Start Date: ASAP

    Please note that interviews and onboarding will take place remotely

    Please get in touch at or give me a call on 0203 773 3530.

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