Mountain Warehouse

  • Finance Manager - Reporting

    Job Locations UK-London
    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Overview

    Mountain Warehouse is an outdoor clothing & equipment retailer; we currently trade from over 290 stores including 80 stores across Europe & North America.  We also have a significant e-commerce site and trade through a variety of online marketplaces (Amazon & Ebay) in the UK and Internationally.

    What you'll be doing

    You will oversee the Reporting Team, with a core focus on preparation of group statutory and management reporting and compliance.  You will be responsible for supporting accurate and timely reporting and application of accounting policies.

    Group Statutory Multicurrency Consolidation & Reporting               

    • Prepare monthly multicurrency consolidation & reporting, including P&L, Balance Sheet, Cashflow and other relevant information, using SunSystems, delivered in an accurate & timely manner.
    • Oversee consolidation journals, eliminations, group intercompany reconciliations, FX impacts
    • Review detailed, store-level managements accounts; provide in-depth analytical review, specifically comparing performance versus prior period & budget, with narrative and explanations of trends

    Statutory Accounts, Tax & Audit

    • Preparation of Group Consolidated Statutory Accounts under FRS102.
    • Preparation of Statutory Accounts for UK subsidiaries.
    • Support partners in local markets in preparation of accounts for remaining group companies
    • Lead preparation of supporting audit documentation including accounting papers & tax questionnaires to assist with audit close process; act as a key contact during the Audit
    • Review of tax computations from external tax advisor
    • Oversee preparation of group VAT & Intrastat returns

    Balance Sheet Review

    • Provide hands on support of the balance sheet control process across the group;
    • Regular detailed review of balance sheets with significant focus on material balances to identify balance sheet risks

    Accounting Policies & Procedures

    • Review and update accounting policies & processes ensuring compliance with current accounting standards       

    Other Tasks               

    • Work with the Head of Reporting and Financial Controller on group reporting and tax issues
    • Other ad hoc projects as they arise

    We would love to meet someone with

    • ACA qualified with a minimum of 2-3 years post qualification,
    • Ideally with some experience in Retail. 
    • You will have a genuine desire to develop your team members and will work to create a cross-skilled team with a good depth and breadth of experience.

    What's in it for you?

    • Competitive salary and benefits package
    • Holiday allowance
    • 50% staff discount & 25% for family and friends
    • Pension scheme


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