Pentland Group plc is a privately owned, global brand management company with wholesale and retail businesses in sports, outdoor and fashion.
The Group’s head office in Manchester Square looks after investments in businesses across a number of different industries.
The Group’s brand management division, Pentland Brands, comprises a portfolio of world-class brands covering sports, outdoor and fashion including Speedo, Berghaus, Canterbury, Mitre, Boxfresh, Kickers, Lacoste footwear and Ted Baker footwear.
The Group’s retail division comprises the activities of JD Sports Fashion in which Pentland Group holds a 57% share. Pentland Group also invests in other businesses across a number of different industries. Headquartered in the UK, Pentland Group employs more than 19,000 people. Its brands are available across 200 countries, and it operates more than 800 stand-alone shops.
Founded in Liverpool, UK in the early 1930s as The Liverpool Shoe Company, Pentland was listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1964, before becoming privately owned again in 1999.
To assist with the preparation of management accounts for three UK businesses, to include control account reconciliations and Group reporting.
The UK finance team is responsible for financial management and reporting of the UK Canterbury businesses as well as overseeing the financial reporting of the Global Canterbury brand from Head office in Stockport, UK.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and efficient team player with experience of working within a busy accounts team across multiple currencies. The role will work closely with the UK based Management Accountants as well as the wider finance team and will also provide exposure to the wider management teams.
This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience within a dynamic and globally recognised organisation. The successful candidate will be self motivated and looking to develop their skills and experience.
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