Financial Accountant Property

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DESCRIPTION North Acton Permanent Full Time This is an excellent opportunity for a recently qualified Accountant to join our Accounting COE at Dixons Carphone. Reporting onto the Financial Controller for Property and Retail, the jobholder will own the key financial processes and control environment for the Dixons and Carphone Property areas and ensure a timely and accurate set of accounts are delivered each period. You will: Run the financial processes including month end, balance sheet and P&L Ensure accounting treatments are in line with relevant accounting standards and minimum control standards Own the accounting for complex areas and areas of judgement Communicate clearly to other areas of finance and the business Deliver process improvement to standardise processes across the brands Identify risks and opportunities and mitigate where required Creatively drive value through identification of accounting and business opportunities Support these key processes as required in particular through provision of actual costs and balances with insights into key drivers and movements Advise on the financial accounting implications of new revenue streams and transactions, seeking guidance where necessary and ensuring optimal treatments are implemented Work closely with the shared service centres and other financial control teams to ensure the operations are efficient and financial results well controlled Continually identify opportunities to drive business profit and team efficiency You will have: A strong academic background (to Degree level) A recognised Accounting Qualification (ACA / ACCA / CIMA or equivalent) – the role would ideally suit a recently qualified accountant. Relevant industry experience gained within a fast paced, commercial environment. Working knowledge of current accounting practices and standards. A collaborative working style, able to build relationships with stakeholders within the business. Engaging and versatile communication skills Strong problem-solving skills with an ability to analyse and understand complex data and situations to recommend the optimal solution Dixons Carphone is Europe’s number one electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company, with more than 40,000 colleagues across nine countries, including the UK and Ireland. Every day, we use our people’s expertise to reach out and help new customers. What’s more – we’re exploring extraordinary new markets, from wellness to security, so that in an ever more connected and constantly changing world, we can offer our customers the most comprehensive service. It’s an exciting time to join us and find yourself a place in our growing success story, apply now.