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Management Accountant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Celia Matkins

  • Contact email:

    Celia@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    CMMA0703_1615301403

  • Published:

    8 months ago

Our client, a well known media firm are seeking a Management Accountant to join their growing team. The successful candidate will ideally be practice trainined and hold a background working within Media.

You must be immediately available as this has an ASAP start date.

Description

This role will be mainly focused on the operating expenses, production expenses, and capex side of the finance team and will have three direct reports across production accounting and accounts payable.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ensure prompt and accurate month end reporting
  • Production of Balance Sheet reconciliations within agreed timescales to ensure controls compliance
  • Adoption and monitoring of financial reporting standards across the group, ensuring accounting policies, controls and procedures are reviewed and updated to facilitate seamless adoption and ongoing control
  • Improving systems and procedures, to maintain a reliable and consistent reporting & control environment
  • Assist with the training and mentoring of junior and new finance staff members
  • Production of ad hoc reports and analysis based on business requirements
  • Assist with the onboarding of new entities, including monthly reporting, making sure all costs are identified, liaising with functional departments both at entity and group level, ensuring all information is captured
  • Liaise with external consultants/advisors to ensure timely filings of tax computations, statutory accounts, indirect taxes (included foreign subsidiaries)
  • Assist in the statutory audit process from the beginning to the end for all the entities in the group, including:
  • Preparation of supporting schedules as requested by the auditors and resolution of audit queries
  • Review of statutory accounts prepared under FRS 102 and provision of feedback comments and amendments

Requirements

  • Able to understand the bigger picture and how Finance's inputs and outputs can affect the business
  • Experience working within a fast growth business environment, able to prioritise in a fast moving & dynamic environment
  • Experience working with professionals of all levels, from juniors to senior management
  • Strong interpersonal and team bonding skills to contribute to company values and team culture
  • Proactive and hands-on achiever, with good attention to detail
  • Team player with strong interpersonal and team bonding skills to contribute to company values and team culture
  • Advanced Excel skills required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of working with Netsuite would be a bonus

Qualifications

ACCA / CIMA qualified or equivalent - required

Post-qualification Experience - Required

Experience in statutory audit process, including preparation and review of statutory accounts - required

Experience In Media Industry - Required

Practice experience - preferable

You must be immediately available as this has an ASAP start date.

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