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Financial Accountant

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Date: 08-Jun-2021

Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, GB

Company: TJX Companies, Inc.

Discovery is at the centre of everything we do. Wherever you find us around the world, if you can think of a product, you can probably find it in our stores. We are part of the TJX Family which includes TK Maxx, and Homesense in Europe and the UK and across the rest of the world you will find us as TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra and Winners.With variety comes plenty of surprises—our environment is ever-changing, and that’s just how we like it. Every day is an opportunity to discover something new about our business, our partnerships and even something exciting about yourself. Are you ready to Discover Different?


Job Summary

This is a key position within TJX Europe’s Financial Accounting team with responsibility for the integrity of the financial Statements for Homesense UK & Ireland on a US GAAP and local GAAP basis.


Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the monthly preparation of the Homesense UK & Ireland P&L to “Income from Store Operations”; collaborating with colleagues in the Commercial Finance & Financial Control teams to ensure a clear and common understanding of variances to the annual budget and monthly re-forecasts.
  • The budgeting, reconciliation and re-forecasting of all lease accounting costs for Homesense stores and superstores.
  • The maintenance, reconciliation & reporting of Fixed Asset spend (both US GAAP and local GAAP) for Homesense stores.
  • Ensuring the appropriate review and approval of major Balance Sheet items in accordance with defined SOX controls; with any risks or opportunities clearly identified & communicated. 
  • Supporting the Shared Functions reconciliation process as required
  • Responsible for the preparation of local GAAP Financial Statements for a number of UK legal entities
  • Responsible for the Budgeting & Forecasting of the Homesense Balance Sheets with supporting analysis & commentary for inclusion in the annual Budget and monthly rolling plan submissions.
  • Fixed assets control champion

Key Skills, Knowledge & Experience
This role requires:

  • A thorough understanding of basic closing routines / understanding of cut-off;
  • Experience of preparing monthly accounts in compliance with US GAAP;
  • Experience of preparing annual local GAAP statutory accounts;
  • Experience of lease accounting under both US GAAP and UK GAAP;
  • Understanding of the links between Financial accounts and Tax accounts;
  • Experience of maintaining a Fixed Asset Register and reporting Fixed Asset expenditure; and
  • Experience of Financial Reporting in both US GAAP and local statutory reporting.

Come and Discover Different at TJX. From opportunity and teamwork to growth, we think you’ll find that it’s so much more than a job. When you’re a part of our global TJX family, you have the full support of a diverse, close-knit group of people dedicated to finding the greatest deals and fantastic style. Best of all? They have a lot of fun doing it.


We care about our culture, but we also prioritise the important things like competitive salaries, solid benefits and plenty of room to grow in your role. It’s our way of empowering you to make your career here.
We consider all applicants for employment without regard to age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and/or sexual orientation. 


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