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Group Financial Accountant

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
28 Feb 2024

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At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.


As a Group Financial Accountant, you'll work as part of the highly-regarded Burberry Group Financial Reporting team, covering a range of activities from month end reporting, year-end/interim statutory reporting to forecasting and budgeting tasks. This is a varied role which offers an experienced accountant exposure to senior stakeholders, interesting day to day tasks and the opportunity to demonstrate and develop subject matter expertise within financial reporting and technical accounting.

This Group Financial Accountant role is offered on a full time, permanent basis. We work on a hybrid basis with 2 days per week in our Horseferry House, London office.


  • Preparation of monthly inventory accounting adjustments, including calculation and posting
  • Preparation of monthly analysis (including Working Capital) and reporting schedules to support month end journals
  • Ensure inventory accounting adjustments and analysis and reporting schedules are submitted to the FP&A team and included in the forecasting and budgeting activities
  • Review of regional interim and year-end submissions
  • Review and analysis of specific group consolidated balance sheet accounts
  • Preparation of specific note disclosures for the group consolidated statutory accounts, alongside consistency and accuracy checks
  • Liaison with external auditors where necessary
  • Preparation of inventory schedules to support Audit Committee papers
  • Involvement in wider Group Financial Reporting, projects and activities


  • Qualified Accountant - ACA/ACCA or equivalent
  • Experience with group consolidation accounting and systems
  • Proven IFRS experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Proven communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Strong sense of responsibility
  • Self-starter, showing the ability to take initiative and motivated to excel

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.


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