There’s never been a more exciting time to join Homebase. With our new owners, Bunnings, we’re changing how we do things and shifting up a gear. By joining us at the beginning, you’ll be able to help us create the best home improvement and garden business in the UK. And, because we understand that it’s you who will make this happen, you can be sure you’ll be working in a culture that’s geared to helping you give your best.
We have a new and exciting opportunity for a Commercial Accountant to join our Property and Finance team. This role will work very much as a 'business partner' to ensure the relevant transfer of value-adding information between the Property and Finance functions.
Key responsibilities will be to:
Act as the financial conduit between Property and Finance and be involved in the planning, budgeting and forecasting.
Work in conjunction with the Reporting team ensuring timely and accurate production of the financial results for Property and the related costs under their control.
Work in conjunction with Reporting to ensure tracking of benefit from initiatives.
Take a leading role in preparing and producing capital/project papers working in conjunction with Business Development team.
Provide the Property team with a link into Finance to ensure that they are being provided with the data and financial insight they require to successfully implement the business strategy.
Financial and Analytical
Supporting the Financial Accounting Manager to implement internal controls and drive consistency of application within finance through Policy enhancement.
Supporting finance through month end where required
Developed/enhance systems, processes and procedures that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of decision making within Property
Support with ad hoc technical accounting requirements where applicable e.g. IFRS 16
Skills and attributes required:
A qualification in accountancy ACA, is required
Proven accounting experience
Excellent stakeholder management skills
Ability to work autonomously
Ability to challenge third party companies
High level of influencing skills
Excellent presentation skills
Ability to manage multiple tasks
What we offer:
On top of a competitive salary and a variety of benefits, Homebase has won awards for its development programmes, so you’ll be in good hands. From the beginning, we’ll ensure you have all the training you'll need to do your job and support you in crafting a development plan that puts you in charge of your professional growth.