Job Description

Job Title: Management Accountant (TR172M)

Department: UK Sales Subsidiary

Location: Hinckley, Leicestershire

Reporting to: Finance Manager

First established in 1902, Triumph Motorcycles celebrated 110 years of motorcycle manufacturing in 2012. For more than two decades, Triumph Motorcycles has been based in Hinckley, Leicestershire, and has produced iconic bikes that perfectly blend authentic design, character, charisma and performance.

Building around 60,000 bikes per year, Triumph is the largest British Motorcycle Manufacturer and has over 750 Dealers across the world.

At the heart of Triumph’s philosophy is a commitment and passion to develop truly unique motorcycles that offer a blend of distinctive design, intuitive handling and performance to enjoy the perfect ride.

This focus, innovation and engineering passion has today created a broad range of bikes suited to all motorcycle riders, including the striking 2.3 litre Rocket III, the unmistakable Speed Triple, the TT winning SuperSports Daytona 675R, class defining Tiger 800, transcontinental Tiger Explorer and the iconic Triumph Bonneville family.

Triumph currently employs around 2000 personnel worldwide and has subsidiary operations in the UK, America, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Japan, Sweden, Benelux, Brazil, India and Thailand, as well as a network of independent distributors. Triumph has manufacturing facilities in Hinckley, Leicestershire and Thailand plus CKD facilities in Brazil and India.

Duties and responsibilities:

• Full ownership of the subsidiary management accounts. Including;

o Sales reconciliations.

o Journal preparation and posting, including all accruals and prepayments.

o Intercompany cleardown and purchase order reconciliation.

o Full balance sheet reconciliations (incl. bank reconciliation).

o Variance analysis, recommending solutions and offering explanations.

o Accounts commentary, schedules and supporting documents.

o Presentation of accounts to senior management.

• Production of year end subsidiary accounts, tax pack and supporting files, and being a key point of contact for audit queries.

• Daily, weekly and ad hoc internal reporting on motorcycles & parts, accessories and clothing sales, stocks, dealer performance, pricing, motorcycle market, dealer leads and cash flow.

• Support the annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting processes.

• Perform calculation of half year and year end dealer bonus payments.

• Complete regular Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) reporting.

• Ensure adherence to financial controls, whilst proactively identifying and minimising control weaknesses.

• Ad hoc analysis to support commercial decision making.

• Additional responsibilities outside the standard accounting function due to working in a lean team and varied environment.

Essential skill requirements:

• Exceptional analytical and time management skills.

• Strong communication skills and ability to work with cross functional teams.

• Excellent IT skills particularly with regards to Microsoft Excel.

Desirable skill requirements:

• Qualified accountant.

• Ideally a degree in Accounting and/or Finance (or similar).

• Minimum of two years’ experience in an accounting environment.

Attributes desired:

• High standards in regards to quality of work.

• Able to work independently and as a team member.

• Has a structured approach with close attention to detail.

• Financial controls mind-set.

Additional Information:

Triumph offers a variety of competitive benefit schemes which can be utilised by all staff including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, a Pension Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and Childcare Vouchers. Additionally, all staff have the opportunity to purchase motorcycles, clothing and accessories at a heavily discounted rate.

Applications will only be accepted from candidates who have the unrestricted right to work in the EU.

The closing date for this role is 15th July 2017. We reserve the right to close vacancies early, therefore we recommend you apply as soon as possible in order to ensure you do not miss the closing date.


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