Management Accountant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kelvin Murphy

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Startdate:


Senior Management Accountant role

Temp to Permanent role with a global media company based in the heart of London.

Main Responsibilities

  • Preparation of detailed monthly management accounts
  • Analysis of variances of actual costs versus forecast.
  • Preparation of notes and comments for month end Senior Management meeting
  • Preparation of balance sheet submissions for subsidiary reporting units
  • Submission of quarterly forecasts and budgets
  • Detailed analysis and monitoring of cost accounts and updating various schedules.
  • Preparation of month end accruals and prepayments.
  • Processing adjustments and other journals as required
  • Reconciling all group inter company accounts
  • VAT

Additional responsibilities

  • Assisting the agency with finance related queries
  • Assist auditors in the half year, year-end audits, SOX audits and internal audits.
  • Ad hoc reports and other projects

Key Skills

  • Three years finance experience and confident in delivering management accounts
  • Part qualified and currently in studies.
  • Strong excel and a general high level of computer literacy.
  • Experience of using Maconomy and Cartesis a massive advantage but not essential as training will be provided.
  • Good inter-personal skills, pro-active, an excellent communicator and the confidence to liaise with people of all levels in the agency.
  • Attention to detail, high level of accuracy, the ability to be flexible, to be able to work well under pressure and to meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage work load as the role will involve reporting to different managers on a day-to-day basis.
  • The ability to identify and investigate problems and to come up with effective solutions.
  • Demonstrate initiative to question, analyse and scrutinise data.

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