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    FP&A Manager

    Closing Date: 25 March 2020
    Salary: £50,000.00
    Manager: Chief Financial Officer
    Hours: 37.5 per week
    Location: Bath

    Founded in 2002, Lovehoney is a multi-award winning manufacturer and distributor of pleasure products. Our focus is on exceptional customer service and product innovation and we are proud to be at the forefront of developments in the sexual wellbeing market. We have nine regional websites serving customers across the globe, with warehouses and call centres in Brisbane, Atlanta and Bath, UK.

    Lovehoneys talented workforce prides itself in making a fun and fullfilling sex life available to everyone, and we are currently seeking an FP&A Manager to join our Finance team.

    Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer this position will be responsible for managing the business planning cycle and challenging stakeholders to achieve the best possible results for the business. Alongside this, driving forward the commercial decision-making capabilities of the business through both new and improved reporting and processes.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Delivering thorough analysis of business performance through the production of insightful, high-quality financial information
    • Critically assessing finance and business processes, driving through recommended changes to enable the business to work more efficiently
    • Developing and operating the group’s business planning cycle (to include annual budgets, quarterly sales forecasts and ongoing cash flow forecasts) which together support business strategy and inform decision making
    • Be a partner to the business providing analysis and support both in an ongoing regular business capacity and through leading key projects to deliver financial improvements and efficiencies
    • Working closely with IT to ensure provision of accurate, consistent data to support commercial decisions and financial/statutory reporting
    • Leading financial and operational projects, ensuring that company and financial systems are robust, compliant and support current activities and future growth worldwide
    • Leading, developing and managing other members of the finance team to ensure delivery of departmental KPIs
    • Active part of management team, contributing to making Lovehoney a fun and fulfilling place to work
    • You will require the following qualification:

      • ACA / ACCA / CIMA Qualified Accountant

      The successful candidate will require the following skills to conduct the role effectively:

      Self-motivated Use own initiative Prioritise workload Multi-tasking
      Multi-tasking Analytical Problem-solving Accuracy
      Influence cross-functional teams Commercial results Numeracy Leadership
      Strategic thinking / Planning Budget experience
       

      In return, you can take advantage of a wide variety of benefits including a competitive salary, pension scheme, health cash plan, generous staff discounts, gym membership and a fantastic annual bonus scheme. You’ll be working at our offices in the beautiful city of Bath in a fun and friendly environment where hard graft, attention to detail and the ability to meet a tight deadline is amply rewarded.

      If you want to apply please email your CV to jobs@lovehoney.co.uk. Applications close on 25 March 2020

       

       


      Revenue and Margin Accountant

      Closing Date: 25 March 2020
      Salary: £40,000.00
      Manager: Group Financial Controller
      Hours: 37.5 per week
      Location: Bath

      Founded in 2002, Lovehoney is a multi-award winning manufacturer and distributor of pleasure products. Our focus is on exceptional customer service and product innovation and we are proud to be at the forefront of developments in the sexual wellbeing market. We have nine regional websites serving customers across the globe, with warehouses and call centres in Brisbane, Atlanta, and Bath, UK.

      Lovehoneys talented workforce prides itself in making a fun and fulfilling sex life available to everyone, and we are currently seeking an excellent Finance professional in the position of Revenue and Margin Accountant to join our team.

      Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, this role will be responsible for the revenue and margin reporting for the Lovehoney Group including an element of treasury management. It is a prerequisite that you have solid Microsoft Excel skills, and SAGE 50 experience would be an advantage.

      You will be expected to hit the ground running, and you will possess a can-do attitude, with the ability to manage competing priorities. You will have strong communication skills and should be comfortable liaising and collaborating with various stakeholders, some of which will be at a senior level.

      Key Responsibilities:

      • Responsible for global revenue reporting
      • Reconcile weekly and monthly revenues between internal system and payment providers
      • Provide weekly sales figures for forecasts and management accounts
      • Provide analysis on refunds and revenue trends
      • Treasury - cashflow forecasting by currency
      • Placing surplus cash on deposit
      • Provide reporting for EU & UK VAT
      • Review merchant fees
      • Analyse and produce cost of sales figures for management accounts
      • Investigate and resolve any differences
      • Provide finance support for and attend stock counts
      • Undertake regular full reconciliation of all stock movements
      • Liaise with Warehouse colleagues to understand stock movements
      • Recommend actions to improve efficiency of stock holding, reduce write-offs and tackle other issues
      • There are some things you need to bring to the table and these include:

        • Experience with Sage Line 50
        • Good solid Excel skills to be able to interrogate data efficiently using formulas and PIVOT tables etc
        • Accountancy qualification - essential - (qualified/nearly qualified)

        The successful candidate will require the following skills to conduct the role effectively:

        Self-motivated Use own initiative Work flexibly as part of the Team ‘Can do’ attitude
        Highly organised Prioritise workload Multi-tasking Methodical
        Attention to detail Communication Time-management Accuracy
        Meet deadlines Numeracy Efficient
         

        In return, you can take advantage of a wide variety of benefits including a competitive salary, pension scheme, health cash plan, generous staff discounts, gym membership and a fantastic annual bonus scheme. You’ll be working at our offices in the beautiful city of Bath in a fun and friendly environment where hard graft, attention to detail and the ability to meet a tight deadline is amply rewarded.

        If you want to apply please email your CV to jobs@lovehoney.co.uk. Applications close on 25 March 2020.

         

         


        In-house Paralegal

        Closing Date: 23 March 2020
        Salary: £35,000.00
        Hours: 37.5 per week
        Location: Bath

        Founded in 2002, Lovehoney is a multi-award winning manufacturer and distributor of pleasure products. Our focus is on exceptional customer service and product innovation and we are proud to be at the forefront of developments in the sexual wellbeing market. We have nine regional websites serving customers across the globe, with warehouses and call centres in Brisbane, Atlanta, and Bath, UK.

        Lovehoneys talented workforce is growing fast and we are currently seeking a professional In-house Paralegal to join our team.

        Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer this position will be responsible for all legal and related issues in-house, ensuring all contracts, trademarks, IP, company secretarial and other legal issues are managed in line with Group policy. You will have strong communication skills and should be comfortable liaising and collaborating with various stakeholders, many of whom will be at a senior level.

        Key Responsibilities:

        • Managing the Group’s Company secretarial records ensuring that all appropriate filings are made and all records are fully up to date and easily accessible
        • Review, redraft and manage the approval of all supplier contracts, agency agreements and any other agreements
        • Manage the registration and maintenance of trademarks globally along with all other IP Issues
        • Drafting and the management of product and brand licencing agreements
        • Create and maintain the internal database of all agreements (contracts, agency, trademark/IP etc)
        • Providing advice internally on legal issues and queries and obtaining external advice as needed
        • Being the first point of liaison with external lawyers, managing the relationship and ensuring appropriate expert advice is obtained as needed.
        • Support the Group’s insurance programme, providing support and liaising with the brokers
        • There are some things you need to bring to the table and these include:

          • Good Excel skills
          • Paralegal qualification

          The successful candidate will require the following skills to conduct the role effectively:

          Self-motivated Use own initiative Work flexibly as part of the Team ‘Can do’ attitude
          Highly organised Prioritise workload Multi-tasking Methodical
          Attention to detail Communication Time-management Commercial results
           

          In return, you can take advantage of a wide variety of benefits including a competitive salary, pension scheme, health cash plan, generous staff discounts, gym membership and a fantastic annual bonus scheme. You’ll be working at our offices in the beautiful city of Bath in a fun and friendly environment where hard graft, attention to detail and the ability to meet a tight deadline is amply rewarded.

          If you wish to apply please submit an online application using this link https://forms.gle/VGewS677JxfGs4RK6. Applications close on 23 March 2020

           

           


          Facilities and EHS Manager

          Location:Bath UK
          Manager: Finance Director
          Hours:37.5
          Salary: £35 - 45,000 per annum

          Lovehoney was established in 2002 and has since become the largest sex toy retailer in the UK. Now we’re taking on the world. We have nine regional websites serving customers across the globe, and warehouses and call centres in Brisbane, Atlanta and Bath, UK. We’re not just a retailer - we also develop, manufacture and distribute hundreds of own-brand products.

          Do you want to be part of this amazing business and help us spread our message of sexual happiness?

          The purpose of this role is to manage the general operation of the site and activities and to develop and monitor health, safety and environmental management systems.The ideal candidate will bring a good blend of demonstrable Facilities Management and H&S experience & skills to the role.

          The role will lead a small team that carries out planned maintenance activity, logging actions, managing any contractors on site and ensuring that they have and are following the correct guidelines. It will also cover HSE & site security. This will require the right candidate to be a senior point of contact in an emergency.

          In addition, you will be responsible for following health and safety procedures and running a safe, clean and well organised working environment for every shift.

          Key Responsibilities

          • Ensuring relevant contracts and service level agreements are in place, delivers value for money and covers the company’s needs whilst also recommending and implementing improvements to the preventive maintenance program
          • Managing all aspects of Contract Management, including external contractors for hard & soft facilities, overseeing scheduling of preventive maintenance, contracted maintenance, and general maintenance with minimum disruption of building services
          • Accountable for ensuring all risk assessments and method statements are performed appropriately and corrective actions implemented where required
          • Ensuring permit to work forms completed and registered
          • 1st point of contact for all maintenance/plant/services and facility issues, maintaining a safe environment with proper lighting, signage, and disability access
          • Managing building maintenance budgets and ensuring cost-effectiveness by scheduling regular building maintenance and janitorial services, purchasing and coordination of furniture orders
          • Coordinate WEEE waste arrangements & confidential waste collections
          • Overseeing building projects, renovations, refurbishments & office moves
          • Embedding a positive, first class Health & Safety culture across all Lovehoney sites
          • Maintain, coordinate and update health & safety policies, systems of work and procedures; review current practices and make recommendations for improvements & deliver the improvements
          • Leading the Health & Safety committee, including preparation of quarterly reports to the Board
          • Managing audits and inspections of sites and acting as a point of escalation for any incident investigations
          • Focusing on prevention by reviewing production, keeping up with equipment maintenance and employee training and manage any unsafe behaviour or breaks in regulations and participate in continuing education to update knowledge of health and safety protocols and techniques
          • Ensure that safety inspections are carried out, fire drills and fire alarms are correctly reported, safety inspections, risk assessments and lone working procedures are managed and employees are aware of their responsibilities
          • Ensure compliance with all safety procedures as well as utilisation of protective equipment
          • Ability to keep up to date with any changes to legislation that impact Lovehoney
          • Line management of a small Facilities team

          There are some things you need to bring to the table and these include:

          • Proven health, safety and environment experience
          • Demonstrable facilities management experience
          • You must possess Professional qualifications – Tech IOSH (or equivalent) is desirable
          • NEBOSH General Certificate Level 3 (or more) is desirable
          • It is expected that you have a good level of IT skills
          • Line Management experience

          The following person skill specification shows the skills that are required to conduct the role effectively:

          Highly organised Multi-tasking Attention to detail Communication
          Negotiation Problem-solving Project management Meet deadlines
          Identify best practises Influence cross-functional teams Collaborative Efficient
          • In return, you’ll receive a competitive salary, pension scheme, health cash plan, generous staff discounts and be part of a fantastic annual bonus scheme. You’ll be working at our offices in the beautiful city of Bath in a fun and friendly environment where hard graft, attention to detail and the ability to meet a tight deadline is amply rewarded.
          • If you wish to apply for this role then please follow this link:
          • https://forms.gle/9G4845dAcV7nSyY16
          Closing date 6th March 2020.

           

           



           

             


            Assistant Management Accountant

            Location:Bath UK
            Department: Finance
            Manager: Finance Manager
            Hours:37.5
            Salary: Circa £25,000.00 per annum

            Lovehoney was established in 2002 and has since become the largest sex toy retailer in the UK. Now we’re taking on the world. We have nine regional websites serving customers across the globe, and warehouses and call centres in Brisbane, Atlanta and Bath, UK. We’re not just a retailer - we also develop, manufacture and distribute hundreds of own-brand products.

            Do you want to be part of this amazing business and help us spread our message of sexual happiness?

            The main focus of the role is to support and enhance the end-to-end monthly management accounts process to include (but is not limited to); full General Ledger review, maintenance of fixed asset registers & audit schedules, banking activity, reporting & VAT support. It is also expected that you will be heavily involved in the year-end process and will be required to provide audit support.

            It is expected that you are proficient in experience and qualifications to be able to demonstrate ability in these areas as you will be expected to hit the ground running. You will possess a can-do attitude to your workload with the ability to be able to manage competing priorities. It is a prerequisite for the role that you have solid Microsoft Excel skills. SAGE 50 experience is desirable

            You will have strong communication skills and should be comfortable liaising and collaborating with various stakeholders, some of which will be at a senior level. In addition, this role will deputise for the Finance Manager, so you should also bring good people management skills to the role and be a good team player.

            In addition this role will deputise for the Finance Manager.

            Key Responsibilities

            • Prepare and post monthly accruals and prepayments journals
            • Intercompany recharges, Stock journals and recharges
            • Review departmental postings & have a strong appetite to reconcile and investigate anomalies
            • Fixed assets & depreciation journals
            • Maintenance of fixed assets registers
            • Full year-end & audit support
            • Royalty reporting & payment
            • Responsible for EU and UK VAT preparation
            • Support for EC Sales & Intrastat reporting
            • Provide cover for supplier invoice processing & matching in Sage using in-house PO system
            • Provide cover for raising customer invoices and matching customer payments
            • Query resolution & process improvements
            • Bank postings and payments processing via online banking portals for multi-currency accounts
            • Supplier and customer account data management on SAGE and Online Banking platforms
            • Adaptable to provide support to the Finance team and deputise for Finance Manager as required.

            There are some things you need to bring to the table and these include:

            • Experience with Sage Line 50
            • Good Excel skills
            • Accountancy qualifications desirable (qualified/part qualified)

            The following person skill specification shows the skills that are required to conduct the role effectively:

            Can do Attitude Self motivated Use own initiative Work flexibly as part of the Team
            Highly organised Prioritise workload Multi-tasking Methodical
            Attention to detail Communication Time-management  
            Meet deadlines Efficient Accuracy  
            • In return, you’ll receive a competitive salary, pension scheme, health cash plan, generous staff discounts and be part of a fantastic annual bonus scheme. You’ll be working at our offices in the beautiful city of Bath in a fun and friendly environment where hard graft, attention to detail and the ability to meet a tight deadline is amply rewarded.
            • If you are 18 or above please apply via the application form at https://forms.gle/a94sVVKjM5aE4FNQA
            Closing date 6th March 2020