Assistant Management Accountant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £26000 - £28500 per annum + Study Support

  • Contact:

    Jonny Thoroughgood

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

KennedyPearce are now recruiting an Assistant Accountant on behalf of a global music media company in London.

This role reports into the Senior Management Accountant with the Management Accountant reviewing day-to-day activities. Under the guidance and instruction of the SMA and MA, this role will have responsibility for the preparation of the profit & loss account, balance sheet reconciliations and detailed reporting relating to revenues and costs on a monthly basis. In addition, they will assist with preparation of the revised forecasts, annual budget and statutory audit.

Key Responsibilties

  • Timely monthly completion of the company management accounts with responsibility for reviewing the general ledger - to include: making accruals, correcting coding, reviewing the purchase order, depreciation and prepayments models prior to posting by Accounts Payable into the general ledger to ensure accurate accounting of costs.
  • Responsible for maintaining detailed departmental cost schedules in order to track and understand actual costs versus budget and revised
  • Ensure budget holders are fully informed of their spend against budget and revised forecast including the preparation of monthly P&L's and assisting with ad hoc cost queries.
  • Maintain detailed revenue schedules analysing variances to budget and providing summarised information for management decision making
  • Attend monthly meetings with budget-holders to ensure effective two-way communication regarding budgets
  • Proactively review the company's cost base, performing detailed analysis and recommending
  • Responsible for running and checking the P&L, Balance Sheet and Trial Balance each month in order to ensure all figures balance and are
  • Preparation of the Profit & Loss schedules for Board and Finance Committee
  • Completion of owned balance sheet reconciliations and schedules ensuring any variances are fully investigated and adjustments made
  • Assist with preparing budget templates and analysis to support budget review
  • Play a part in the interim & main statutory audit by preparing schedules and reconciliations and answering auditor queries.

Person Specifics

Up to 12 months expericne working in a finance focussed enviroment.

Ideally at a Part Qualfied level in ACCA/CIMA

Strong Excel Skills

This role is paying up to £28,000 + Study Support

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