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Senior Financial Accountant - Region 2

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Date: 04-Apr-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?



Due to continued investment in our European Finance Function we are looking to hire a Senior Financial Accountant to join our Finance Team at our Head Office in Watford.


This is a key position within TJX Europe’s Financial Accounting team with responsibility for the integrity of the Financial Statements for TK Maxx in Region 2; currently comprising Germany, Austria & Poland. TK Maxx Region 2 currently comprises approx.: 154 stores in Germany; 14 stores in Austria and 46 stores in Poland.


What you’ll discover


  • Inclusive culture and career growth opportunities
  • Challenging, collaborative, and team-based environment
  • Opportunities to drive a variety of interesting work


What you’ll do


The core accountabilities of the role are;

  • Responsible for the monthly preparation and review of P&L.
  • The budgeting, reconciliation and re-forecasting of all lease accounting costs.
  • Responsible for reporting the monthly Consolidated Financial Statements (P&L and Balance Sheet) in accordance with defined SOX controls. 
  • Supporting the Balance Sheet reconciliation and review process; with any risks or opportunities clearly identified & communicated.
  • Responsible for the preparation of local GAAP Financial Statements; liaising with the Country Controllers and external auditors to ensure compliance with local GAAP reporting requirements.
  • Responsible for the Budgeting & Forecasting of Balance Sheets with supporting analysis & commentary. 


What you'll need


  • Qualified accountant with proven post qualification experience in a multi site environment.
  • Experience of preparing statutory accounts in either Germany or Poland would be preferable.
  • Thorough grasp of basic closing routines/ ability to ensure integrity of the general ledger.
  • Ability to drill down to appropriate level of detail, and then understand and communicate the cause of variances to budget & re-forecast.
  • Ability to critically evaluate processes and oversee the execution of recommendations for improvement.
  • Experience of Oracle Financial system preferable.


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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