Senior Accountant (6 months)

London, UK
Finance – Accounting /
Fixed term contract /
About the role
As an integral member of our accounting team at Storio Group, you'll play a vital role in supporting the Director of Accounting in various internal and external reporting tasks. Your mandate will be to ensure timely and high-quality deliverables, contributing to the smooth operation of our financial processes. You will collaborate closely with the Director of Accounting, interacting with accounting teams, the group team, FP&A, and tax teams across multiple locations to maintain accurate financial reporting.

Primary Responsibilities

    • Manage month-end and year-end close processes for the group.
    • Collaborate with Brand FP&A teams and accounting teams to ensure monthly result accuracy.
    • Ensure COGNOS accurately reflects information from ERP systems.
    • Support the Director of Accounting in managing local accounting teams, covering various functions such as general ledger accounting, purchase ledger, fixed assets, cash management, tax compliance, management reporting, statutory account preparation, and audit.
    • Assist in the migration to Oracle, our chosen Group ERP Solution.
    • Contribute to the professionalization of Finance and Accounting teams by developing and documenting business processes to strengthen internal controls.
    • Identify opportunities for improvement and provide constructive suggestions for change.
    • you will be working in a dynamic environment, you'll navigate a diverse set of topics within Finance Departments, driving results independently with limited support. Comfortably collaborating with stakeholders across different regions and functions as a key to success in this role.

Impact and Contributions

    • By giving your best in this role, you will not only make a meaningful impact on our financial operations but also uphold the values of Storio Group, ensuring transparency, accuracy, and integrity in everything we do.

Experience and Attributes we'd like to see

    • Relevant work experience in accountancy or audit, ideally in a large SME or small multinational.
    • Systems-focused approach, preferably with experience in Oracle Fusion.
    • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and reporting standards, including IFRS.
    • Strong conceptual thinking and analytical skills.
    • Effective prioritization and organizational abilities.
    • Hands-on, socially skilled, with the ability to influence and engage stakeholders.
    • Curious and result-driven mindset.
    • Proficient in written and spoken English; additional proficiency in German, French, or Spanish is advantageous.

What's in it for You?
At Storio Group, we value work-life balance and offer opportunities for remote work through our flexible hybrid working model. You'll enjoy a supportive team environment, comprehensive benefits package, and the chance to make a meaningful impact on our financial operations.

About us
Hello. We are Storio group. A place where life’s stories are made, crafted and shared. A place where we create new ways to pass memories and stories between people and generations. And where, together, we make joy unforgettable.

We bring our customers’ stories to life through a range of high-quality personalised photo products, like photo books, wall decor, calendars & gifts. Our innovative technology enables customers to easily personalise their creations to keep for themselves or share as the most thoughtful of gifts.

Every single one of our employees brings something unique to Storio group and leaves a lasting imprint on our work, our culture and our company. Storio group is a place where we can all see and feel the impact of what we do, every day. A career with us is an opportunity to make your mark on our customers’ lives and on your career.

Equal opportunities statement
We are committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment regardless of age, disability, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

If you have a disability or special need that requires reasonable adjustments in order for you to perform at your peak during the interview, please let our HR team know ahead of time so that they can assist. We will consider the matter carefully and try to accommodate your needs within reason. If we consider a particular adjustment would not be reasonable we will explain our reasons and try to find an alternative solution where possible.

We aren't able to offer sponsorship for this role so please only apply if you have the Right to Work without the need for sponsorship