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Financial Accountant - Balance Sheet Reconciliations & Control

Financial Accountant – Balance Sheet Reconciliations & Control

Our finance teams are right at the heart of what we do. Surrounded by some of the best finance specialists in the industry, you’ll bring your own ideas to the business - helping to shape the experience of our customers as part of a forward-thinking team.

As a Financial Accountant, you will be performing Balance Sheet Reconciliations, delivering to various deadlines, working closely with the Balance Sheet Reconciliations and Control team, and proactively engaging with the wider finance team. This role requires strong organisation, co-ordination, and communication skills.

What You’ll Get

The world is changing and it’s important we support our colleagues. People are at the heart of what we do at Primark so it’s essential we provide the right environment for you to perform at your best. That’s why we offer benefits that put you first

Some of our benefits are:
  • 27 days of leave, plus bank holidays and if you want, you can buy 5 more.
  • Flexible Working, opportunity for an early Friday finish, and a subsidised cafeteria.
  • Primark Perks – Discounts with some local partner business to our offices

What You’ll Do:
In your role, you’ll collaborate with different people across a range of skillsets. Here’s a flavour of your day-to-day:
  • You will be performing Balance Sheet Reconciliations across all entities, in a quality and timely manner.
  • You will contribute to risk assessments and drive actions to address the root causes that persistently lead to operational risk losses by challenging both historical and proposed practices.
  • You will evaluate the current set of in-scope Reconciliations & Controls, recommending ways to optimise, and further automate.
  • You will continuously review and evolvement of outputs, together with effective reconciliations, ensuring appropriateness of controls in line with business requirements.
  • You will assist in coordinating audits, examinations, and deliverable requirements from internal and external reviewers by supporting coordinating activities within the team.

What You’ll Bring
Here at Primark, we want everyone to feel valued – so please bring your authentic self to work, of course with some other key experience and abilities for this role in particular:
  • A professional qualification in accounting (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA).
  • At least 3 years of experience in accounting or auditing, preferably in a multinational environment.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of IFRS and local GAAP, as well as relevant regulations and frameworks.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with diverse teams and stakeholders.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy, with great analytical and problem-solving skills.

Ready? Good - because we can’t wait to see what you can offer. You’ll be joining a team of diverse, passionate, and talented individuals where you’ll truly belong, collaborating on projects that will shape the future of our industry. If you’re excited about this role but don’t meet all the criteria, we encourage you to apply. You may be the right candidate for this role or another one, and our recruitment team Can determine where your skills may fit in at Primark.

Apply to be part of our future and we’ll help you develop yours.

If you need any reasonable adjustments or have an accessibility requests, during your recruitment journey, such as extended time or breaks between online assessments, a sign language interpreter, mobility access, or assistive technology please contact your talent acquisition specialist.

All offers of employment are subject to background checks, including right to work, reference education and for some roles criminal, and financial checks. If you have any concerns please reach out to our talent acquisition team to discuss.

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