At Joseph Joseph we love solving everyday problems through intelligent design to create distinctive, functional products that are a pleasure to own and use. We are one of the world’s leading houseware brands with a global presence spanning over 100 countries, available in most major department stores and independent houseware stores worldwide as well as our rapidly growing ecommerce channel.
We are looking for a Senior Financial Accountant to join our growing business. This is a hands-on financial accounting role with a broad remit. The ideal candidate will be responsible for driving forward the managing monthly close process per the monthly timetable.
What you will be doing:
Reporting and commentary of the group balance sheet to the Board.
Responsibility for ensuring group balance sheet reconciliations is completed per the month end timeline by the Finance & Treasury team;
Working key international business partners in preparation for financial reporting, tax and statutory matters compliant;
Monthly and annual VAT submissions for the Netherlands and Japan;
Review of work performed by financial accountants, ensuring the work is accurate and well documented.
Responsible for all group consolidation adjustments;
Assist in the annual Group audit and preparation of the Group financials statements.
Consistently working to improve processes across the group and drive efficiencies;
Assist with work on the SAP project implementation.
Driving process improvements within the accounting function, and
Other ad-hoc work as required
What we need from you:
Nearly qualified or qualified accountant (0-2 years PQE, ACA, ACCA or equivalent);
Experience in financial reporting, preferably at group level;
Ability to work with key business partners at all levels of an international organisation, and able to explain complex, detailed matters to operational managers;
Ability to work with complex and detail technical matters;
Experience of multi-currency financial reporting would be good;
Experience with SAP would be good.
Experience in communicating with multiple stakeholders;
Methodical approach to tasks who demonstrates a calm demeanor under pressure;
Ability to work to tight deadlines, and
Highly driven individual with a hands-on deck mentality, consistently seeking to drive process improvement;
Ability to take ownership of a project and see it through to completion
What you will get from us:
Competitive salary and holiday allowance
Company performance related bonus
A pension contribution
An exclusive discount
Hybrid working - 3 days a week in the office, 2 from home with flex start/finish times
External private employee wellbeing support
Access to Perkbox
Season-ticket travel loan
Cycle to work scheme
Holiday trading (buy/sell) and extra holiday days for long service
Life at Joseph Joseph
Mental wellbeing support
Additional holiday for length of service
Company bonus scheme
Generous discounts for you and friends and family
Season ticket loan and cycle-to-work scheme
Even more discounts with Perkbox
Senior Financial Accountant
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