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JD Sports Fashion plc

Eastern European Management Accountant

Bury, England, GB

Company: JD Sports Fashion plc

Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations

Published on 2022-05-07 23:36

Responsible to:

Eastern Europe Reporting Finance Manager




JD Sports Fashion PLC, Edinburgh House, Hollinsbrook Way, Pilsworth, Bury, BL9 8RR


37.5 Hours Per Week

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Support the region’s reporting finance manager in the production of monthly management accounts for your European markets.
  • Accounting resposibility for key cost lines.
  • Drive for efficiencies across the international business by spotting cost trends and best working practices.
  • Ownership of balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Adhere to group reporting deadlines.
  • Ensure a consistent reporting\analytical approach is applied to all countries.
  • Daily and weekly sales reporting.
  • Liaising with other departments to pro-actively resolve queries.
  • Assisting with year-end audits & Statutory Accounts.
  • Ad hoc analysis to support the country finance managers and fellow team members

Skills/Experience/Knowledge Needed:

  • Qualified/Part Qualified CIMA/ ACA/ ACCA accountant.
  • Experience of management accounting essential.
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal required.
  • Strong analytical skills required in order to investigate, understand and explain variances and overall international business performance.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Experience of Oracle Financials useful (though training will be provided).
  • Retail industry experience desirable.