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Assistant Management Accountant

Carlisle, Cumbria

Employer: Edinburgh Woollen Mill

Salary: Competitive

Reference: AMA Finance/927

Date added: 1 day ago

Here at The Edinburgh Woollen Mill we have a fantastic opportunity for you to join our vibrant head office team as an Assistant Management Accountant based at our Head Office in Carlisle.

If you would like to be part of a forward-thinking business and have a job with excellent career prospects, we would love to hear from you.

The Edinburgh Woollen Mill is a retail business comprising of over 400 units, including High Street, Tourist & Destination sites, predominantly Fashion and Home.

High Street
The Edinburgh Woollen Mill has mainstream high street stores selling ladies and menswear for the 45 plus customer. Outlets are located in a wide variety of market and provincial towns across the UK and Ireland

Tourist Shops and Visitor Centres
We have specialty tourist stores, where gift items and other products reflect the stores location. The outlets, which trade under an individual, often local, fascia, are in key tourist locations throughout the UK. Many stores are on busy tourist routes and benefit from coach visits where food service and exhibitions are all part of the attraction.

Destination Shopping
There are Destination Sites which contain all of the Company's concepts and other brands to increase their attractiveness as a retail destination. The sites trade under local, individual fascia’s such as Antartex Village, and Kernow Mill, Mackinnon Mills.

As well as being part of an exciting and dynamic team you will also have the opportunity to gain an industry recognised qualification within your first 18 months if you wish to do so.

Overview of the role:

Analyse, allocate and post revenue and costs at store and department level. Identify trends and report variances to budget holders

Assist with the preparation of the budget and forecast P&L, cashflow and balance sheet in line with the budget timetable.

Produce the year-end files for audit in a timely manner, ensuring completeness and accuracy.

On a monthly basis, produce historic cash flow reports and three month cash flow forecasts.

Develop a good all round understanding of the processes and procedures behind the production of the management accounts in an environment of continuous improvement, and in order to develop and enhance the service levels that the department provides to the business.

Develop ad hoc analysis as requested and liaise with the IT department to ensure reports are relevant, correct and add value to the business decision making process.

Provide financial support for capital investment decisions including store openings and refits. Also provide ad hoc support for commercial decisions regarding store performance.

Provide ad hoc financial and performance analysis where required across a range of areas within the business.

The development of good working relationships with the operations teams including store managers, area managers and regional controllers. Additionally develop good working relationships with other departmental heads.

Any other ad-hoc requirements.


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