Corporate Accounting Manager

Corporate Accounting Manager

KennadyPearce are working with a global entertainement and media company who are looking for a Corporate Accounting Manager to join their team based in Central London.

This role is ideal for someone who is a strong communicator who enjoys collaborating with different areas of a business.

Responsibilities:

Monthly

* Management and control of Head Office Overhead actuals.
* Prepare monthly Central Overhead reports of actuals and commitments versus budget/forecast for all departments and review reports with budget holders and senior personnel.
* Review monthly Overhead expenditure – including correction of posting errors.
* Prepare monthly Overhead “Flash” forecast including analysis versus budget/quarterly forecast
* Manage the monthly project accounting for IT budgets.
* Production of monthly of Fixed Asset register.
* Reconcile and post the monthly payroll for UK
* Assist Internal audit, SOX audit and External audit teams with general ledger data requests and ensure all requested data is accurate and provided to requested timelines.
* Support month end close and reporting pack and assist Financial Controller where necessary
* Deputise for Financial controller and assist other teams within the SIEE central finance team.

Planning

* Co-ordinate Central Overhead budget/forecast processes ensuring deadlines are communicated and templates are issued and collated in a timely manner.
* Work closely with each department head/VP to review and amend cost centre forecasts and budgets
* Attend regular budget and forecast meetings
* Assist budget holders with preparation and presentation of annual overhead budgets
* Upload budgets and forecasts into BPC and Business Warehouse
* Ensure all Overhead Forecast and Budget guidelines are current and clear and in accordance with accounting policies, Sony policies & US GAAP.

Preferred skill set/experience

* Strong technical accounting skills – qualified ACCA/CIMA
* Previous proven experience of managing a team
* Previous proven experience of payroll reporting
* Previous experience of project accounting and managing large project budgets.
* Systems literate – with experience of SAP, Business Warehouse, BPC with an intermediate level of Excel competency

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