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Management Accountant

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Otto Hopton

  • Job ref:

    OH64233_1570441913

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

As a senior member of the finance team reporting to the Head of Management Accounts. This role has ownership for the timely and accurate delivery of the month end reporting. You will play an integral role alongside the FP&A and Commercial team in developing the overheads annual budget and understanding the key drivers.

You will also work closely with the rest of the Finance department (in particular the FP&A, Commercial and Shared Service teams) in order to carry out the key responsibilities and ensure consistency and best practice is developed and maintained across the function. This role will play an integral part within the Management Accounts team where success is driven from problem solving, communication, accounting knowledge and innovation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

● To deliver the 'end to end' month end process
● Business Partnering with commercial finance and other external stakeholders
● To build key relationships with the Payroll system Fourth
● To understand and track the quarterly bonus schedule and payment against accruals
● To understand and track the monthly risks and opportunities within your key P&L lines
● To own the month end balance sheet reconciliations
● To own the P&L distribution process for operations teams and overheads
● To support the Head of MA and FD with ad hoc requests
● To identify process improvements and implement solutions which support the delivery of better information and insight
● To drive improved processes and reporting
● To support the FPA & MA team with Budget submissions and Analysis

REQUIREMENTS

● Newly qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
● Strong technical ability ideally from an accounting background
● Strong excel proficiency
● Experience with period end and balance sheet reconciliations
● Experience with multi-site business preferable but not essential
● Coda & Cognos system experience preferable but not essential
● Experience with business partnering non-finance heads
● Experience in the preparation and monitoring of annual budgets and forecasts
● Ambitious self-starter who is assertive with good interpersonal skills
● High attention to detail and ability to work efficiently to tight deadlines
● Ability to manage various levels of stakeholders throughout the business
● Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced and changing environment

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