Accounting & Finance

Senior Accountant

£60k - £70k per annum


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About the role:

Goodman Masson have partnered with a leading technology business to hire an Inventory Accountant. This role will sit within a team of 8, working directly alongside the Head of Finance to support their international accounting function.

It is essential that this candidate has a commercial mindset and can use excel to enhance efficiency throughout the business. It’s important that this candidate has a very strong understanding of internal controls, specifically working with supply chain teams and auditors.


  • Analyse financial results on a monthly basis and report on variances versus plan and prior periods to efficiently report results to upper management and internal business partners
  • Investigate reporting discrepancies and communicate issues, effectively and in a timely manner
  • Assist in the calculation, presentation, and communication of company wide KPI’s
  • FOB & prepaid inventory balance sheet accounts (entries, reconciliations etc)
  • Consistently evaluate areas for process improvement and automation
  • Accounting for freight and duties charges to the inventory / P&L
  • Be responsible for the book to physical inventory close process – handle the information rec’d from the supply chain team and the calendar for the receipt of this information
  • Calculation of E&O reserves on a monthly basis
  • Be responsible for the calculation of the Warranty Reserve on a monthly basis
  • Ensure data integrity for assigned accounts including understanding of required upstream internal controls over financial reporting
  • Book monthly journal entries and prepare related account reconciliation
  • Be responsible for monthly VAT returns across multiple entities (UK/DE/AU/IE)
  • Respond to and assist with external audit requests
  • Actively maintain and review designated General Ledger accounts and activity
  • Partake in ad hoc accounting or finance projects and analysis, as assigned.

Requirements of the role:

  • Accountancy qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Bachelors degree or higher
  • Excellent Excel and analyics skills
  • Netsuite / Coupa experiecne (ideal but not crucial)
  • Experience working within industry/commercce previously
  • Working within a fast pace environment and can be adaptable to change
  • Excellent team player, selft starter and can communicate well with other areas of the business

This role is a hybrid opportunity based in central London (3 days per week). There are excellent benefits on offer including:

  • Private health care
  • Gym memberships
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Mental health days (12 per year)
  • Team events
  • Dental cover
  • Eye care
  • Many more discounts

In our company values we aim for equity at all stages of the recruitment process, please let us know if we can do anything to make the process more accessible to you.

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