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Assistant Management Accountant

  • Department: Finance, Legal and Internal Audit
  • Location: Hammersmith
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: VAC- 2266

Our mission remains unchanged: to service the needs and aspirations of our customers and help create new stories, to take pleasure in making marked moments of delight. Whoever our customers are and wherever they come from, they can expect to be treated with grace, courtesy and care.

About You

You will be studying towards your ACCA or CIMA, with previous month end accounting experience. You will be motivated with good attention to detail and the ability to work independently to investigate variances and create new accounting processes. You will also be able to challenge processes and costs incurred with senior management and you will have both the flexibility and readiness to adapt to changing priorities.

What to Expect

Responsible for the management and general maintenance of the IT and HR cost centres, your main duties will be to ensure accurate reporting of costs in accordance with applicable accounting standards and producing monthly reports and reconciliation of relevant balance sheet accounts.

You will be responsible for:

  • The preparation and posting of month end journals for key areas of the business
  • Preparing and reviewal of monthly cost centre reports, identifying and explaining key variances to budget
  • Attending regular meetings with stakeholders of cost centres to understand current and committed spend
  • The preparation of balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis identifying and explaining key variances
  • Taking a pro-active approach to identify and apply any improvements to the existing processes and reporting

What is Important?

Organisation is so important to our team; we are expected to be consistent and accurate. Over time, we’ve built a reputation we are proud of and have strong working relationships across the wider business.  We need someone who shares our values and understands the importance of our place in the business. Sometimes we are very busy but our team always shares the workload and supports each other.

Our Promise to You

At Harrods we believe nothing is impossible. We drive ourselves and inspire others to always push for more. This passion to exceed is what sets us apart. We are proud to be a place where standing out means being yourself.

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