Analyst, Management Accounting

Job Type Finance
Region South East England
Location Bracknell
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
Closing Date 29/4/2019
Vacancy Type
Salary £31,500 - £46,700
Salary Frequency per annum
Hours of Work
35 hours per week
Monday to Friday
09:00 - 17:30

Duties & Responsibilities

The Management Accounting team works alongside our Financial Accounting and Finance Operations teams, working closely with the Centre of Planning, Reporting & Analysis and the strategic Finance Business Partnering teams.

Joining the Management Accounting team as an Analyst, your responsibilities will include:

- Delivery of management accounting information for customers across the John Lewis Partnership, including provision of high level insight to the divisional Finance Business Partners.
- Ensuring financial integrity of monthly management accounting information
- Overseeing judgemental accounting areas
- Driving robust accounting processes, information and insight, through subject matter expertise and stakeholder management
- Providing proactive engagement and accounting leadership on growth programmes, projects, commercial propositions and other change initiatives.

Job Requirements

To deliver on these responsibilities, you will need to:
- Understand commercial dynamics and expectations / key drivers of business performance and key events or decisions that will influence the accounts by working closely with finance and operational teams across the Partnership.
- You will have strong analytical skills with the ability to understand complex, end to end business and accounting processes.
- You will also have proven experience of financial reporting and analysis while being able to demonstrate experience in stakeholder management and customer service delivery.

Required essential experience skills and qualifications

- Part qualified accountant or considerable relevant experience
- Experience of Financial reporting/analysis
- Demonstrable experience in stakeholder management and customer service delivery
- Ability to understand complex, end to end business and accounting processes

Required desirable experience skills and qualifications

- Experience of working in a similar role within High-street Retail or FMCG
- Experience or Oracle Financial Systems

Please consider the following when making your application:

- We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early.
- Please print/save the job description now as it won't be available to view after the vacancy has closed
- Please ensure you attach a current CV to your application

This role is subject to the following pre-employment screening: 3 year reference check, 5 year Financial Probity and Basic Disclosure.

In return for your hard work, you'll benefit from our market-beating range of Partner benefits, including:
- An annual Partner bonus
- Partnership discount card (John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners)
- Access to our 5 privately-owned hotels
- Up to £250 towards a non-working related learning activity of your choice
- Up to £60 per year towards the cost of concert or theatre tickets
- A wide range of corporate discounts
- Free access to many UK Heritage sites

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