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Management Accountant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Frankie Whitby

  • Contact email:

    Frankie@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    FW_ManAcc_1527615000

  • Published:

    6 months ago

My client a Global Leading Media Agency based in Central London is looking for a Management Accountant to join their head office team.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Management Accountant will be responsible for:

  • Responsible for month end close - reviewing P&L, preparing journals and variance analysis
  • Ownership of revenue process and reporting
  • Prepare bi-monthly and monthly financial analyses - including in depth time analysis, over/underservicing, billing and revenue variance actual to forecast and discretionary spend analysis
  • Produce monthly financial information pack for management team
  • Support monthly & quarterly forecasts and annual budget process
  • Liaising with the financial control teams and providing information as requested.
  • Understand and interface with accounting system (SAP and Hyperion) for effective and efficient client account management and reporting.
  • Monitor/review WIP/AR/AP on a regular basis including leading meetings as required. Research and resolution of WIP/AR/AP issues.
  • Supporting billing team as required
  • Ensure that all timesheets are completed across the business, send out reminders and chase up where appropriate. Review discrepancies and investigate where appropriate
  • Review and approve POs and employee expenses
  • Maintain an up to date contract list and statement of terms
  • Promote the use of financial tools in an effort to provide account management team feedback
  • Ad hoc analysis as required

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience preparing full sets of management accounts ideally within a media agency
  • CIMA / ACCA Part Qualified or Finalist
  • Media Agency experience

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