Mountain Warehouse

  • Finance Manager - Revenue & Treasury

    Job Locations UK-London
    ID
    2018-1303
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Overview

    Reports to: Head of Reporting

    You will oversee the Revenue and Treasury team of 5 Accounts Assistants with responsibility for accurate and timely reporting and forecasting of cash balances, cash management and treasury operations throughout the Mountain Warehouse group.

    What you'll be doing

    Forecasting:

    • Reporting and analysis of the group cash flow forecast and then analysis of actuals against the forecast to drive more accurate forecasting.
    • Liaise with senior stakeholders across the business to refine inputs into the cash flow forecast.
    • Understand and articulate to senior stakeholders the overall cash position and cash flow forecasts, plus the cash aspects of business decisions.
    • Oversee the management of the company’s USD requirement and execute FX trades.

    Reporting and Analysis:

    • Weekly flash reporting of cash balances across the group.
    • Prepare accurate records of the groups hedging products and hedging documentation which is compliant with accounting standards.
    • Develop reporting on all aspects of P&L cash related entries in the accounts, including cash shrinkage, petty cash, card fees and bank charges. Use this information to identify and implement cost saving opportunities.
    • Review and challenge of robust and accurate balance sheet reconciliations to an auditable standard in line with agreed timelines and ensuring all risks & opportunities are regularly documented and communicated.

    Cash Management:

    • Ensure all trading bank accounts are sufficiently funded on a daily basis to support the daily cash flow requirements by bank account and by currency.
    • Ensure adequate cash liquidity for Group requirements through cash forecasting on a daily, weekly and rolling quarterly basis.

    Team Management:

    • Day-to-day management of the Revenue and Treasury team to support the weekly reconciliation of all bank accounts and e-commerce debtors.
    • Ensure the learning and development needs of the Revenue and Treasury team are met by setting objectives, coaching and providing constructive feedback through regular one-to-ones.
    • Carry out monthly team meetings to cascade information and discuss progress against wider team goals.
    • Manage team workload, identify future resourcing requirements and support the recruitment process.

    Compliance and Controls:

    • Support the development of a robust control environment in a rapidly growing business by continuously identifying opportunities to improve financial systems and processes. Work closely with teams across the business, including IT, customer services and retail operations to implement these changes.
    • Significant involvement in year-end process, preparation of deliverables for the audit and key contact for the auditors for cash and banking queries.

    Other Tasks:

    • Taking the lead on all operational cash related queries.
    • Day-to-day management of transactional banking relationships and the administration of banking platforms.
    • Create and update a policies and procedures manual for the Revenue and Treasury team.
    • Ongoing non-business as usual project work within the finance team as and when required.

    We would love to meet someone with

    • Qualified accountant with previous retail or reconciliation experience preferred.
    • Able to thrive in a dynamic work environment and juggle competing priorities.
    • Excellent numeracy and IT skills including advanced Excel (sumifs, lookups, pivot tables).
    • Excellent attention to detail, performing all work with high levels of accuracy.
    • Open, friendly person who is proactive, keen to develop and work as part of a team.

    What's in it for you?

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

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