Financial Accountant, Beauty & Home – Soho House & Co.

Soho, Central London
Competitive salary with Soho House benefits
11 Jul 2018
01 Aug 2018
Finance Acc
Job Type
Full Time

Financial Accountant, Beauty & Home – Soho House & Co.

Who We Are

Soho House & Co. is a collection of private members' clubs and restaurants, catering to those in the film, media, fashion and creative industries. Soho House exists to create a comfortable home for a community of likeminded, creative people, wherever they are.

Cowshed is a pioneering group of honest, natural and therapeutic product ranges made in England. We use the highest quality organic, fair trade and wild crafted essential oils from around the world.

‘Bringing the house home’ – Soho House & Co. have created Soho Home, a retail offering for members and customers, where our products are manufactured by and for Soho House.

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the retail division of the Soho House Group with the business that includes our Home and Beauty Brands – ‘Soho Home’ and ‘Cowshed’.  Reporting to the Retail Financial Controller, the successful candidate will have ownership of the stock process and reconciliations, and ensure the integrity of the balance sheets for all channels.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Accountability for Stock and understanding of the stock process 
  • Online sales reconciliations
  • Nominal ledger reconciliations
  • Ownership of the Fixed Asset Register 
  • Balance sheet reconciliations and reviews 
  • Assist in the production of annual budget and quarterly forecasts. 
  • Responsible for weekly reporting into group finance.
  • Sponsor for financial / reporting systems used within the business.   
  • Project work, liaising with the merchandising team to improve the stock reporting.
  • Completion of legislative reporting i.e. Intrastat, EC Sales List. 
  • Assisting the external audit process. 
  • Additional ad-hoc duties as requested.

What we look for:

  • Strong and robust character, confident in challenging at all levels.
  • Advanced Excel skills and ideally experience with Sage Accounts package.
  • Ability to deliver high quality work to tight deadlines.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to work under own initiative and collaborate across departments.
  • Ability to manage and prioritise tasks simultaneously whilst maintaining attention to detail.
  • “Solution driven” as opposed to “problem focusing”. 
  • Ability to adapt to new systems efficiently and understand the end to end process.
  • A part qualified accountant (ACCA / CIMA / ACA) with good accounting experience and preferably from a multi-site leisure / hospitality / retail background.

Only those eligible to work in the UK or have a valid UK work permit/visa will be considered for the above position.

Thank you for showing your interest in Soho House & Co. – we know there’s a lot of choice out there – and we look forward to working with you.

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