• Financial Accountant

    Job Locations UK-London
    Job Function
    Min. Exp.(Yrs)
    Full Time
  • General Function


    Wolverine Worldwide is a global marketer of branded footwear, apparel, and accessories. With an established global footprint that spans approximately 200 countries and territories, as well as a rock-solid infrastructure, Wolverine Worldwide is dedicated to advancing the following brands that comprise the ever-expanding portfolio: Bates, Chaco, Cat Footwear, Harley Davidson Footwear, Hush Puppies, Keds, Merrell, Saucony, Sperry, and Wolverine. Wolverine Worldwide’s continued success is driven by our ability to stay true to our simple mission: we empower, engage and inspire our consumers – every step of the way.


    Provides accurate and timely management and statutory information for the European business units in line with current legislation and US Parent Company requirements. Documents business procedures to support consistency across brand groups.

    Primary Duties

    • Full ownership of period end reporting for EMEA ECommerce business
    • Treasury, including managing bank accounts and users, funding, cash forecasting, credit card management, accounting for FX trades, bank liaison.
    • Monthly clear down of intercompany balances
    • Responsibility for calculation and communication of monthly commissions paid ot external agents
    • Plans, forecasts, reports and pays all payroll related costs for all EMEA regions.
    • Works with other team members to implement improvements in the payroll processes including initiatives with our third party payroll providers

    • Prepares the PSA’s, Share options, P11ds  and other salary related tax returns

    • Plans and forecast T&E expenses for EMEA regions including, but not limited to, car leases, car allowance and travel

    • Accurately report all aspects of the ecommerce business

    • Prepares and files the financial statements and tax returns of the e-commerce businesses throughout EMEA

    • Performs internal audit / SOX compliance work as required within Europe and by the US Parent Company

    • Prepares day to day accounting information

    • Posts and reconcile general accruals and prepayments

    • Liaise with brand finance teams and provide them with supporting information for items affecting their P&L and Balance Sheets

    • Performs duties consistent with the Company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies.

    • Performs other duties as required/assigned by manager.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

    • Ideally a part-qualified accountant 
    • IT proficient, with SAP experience

    • Good analytical ability

    • Highly motivated and confident

    • Works well under pressure, follows through on commitments and meets deadlines

    • Well organized and able to manage priorities

    • Excellent communication skills

    • Good team player

    Normal office environment. Some travel may be required. 

    Committed to a diverse workforce, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled). 


    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required.



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