Management Accountant

Posted 26 August 2022
Salary £40000 - £45000 per annum
Job type Contract
Discipline Accounting & Finance
Contact NameSherine Rose

Job description

  • 6 month contract (potential for extension)
  • Hybrid working
  • Looking for a candidate with solid Management Accounting experience
  • QBE, Finalists

As a Management Accountant you will:

Understand Current Financial Performance Across the Brands - 30%

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly management account packs.
  • Work with the financial reporting team to provide robust weekly cash reports.
  • Ensure tight controls and accurate Cost recognition across the individual entities and at a Group level.
  • Conduct monthly Balance sheets and P&L's reviews for respective business areas.
  • Assist the management accounts function in the development improvement of current processes/ functionality.
  • Assist in managing quarterly intercompany and group recharges.
  • Take responsibility for quarterly EU/UK Vat sales submissions
  • Understand the group consolidation process and ensure checks are in place to prevent any errors from occurring.
  • Where necessary, have strong involvement in the Group Audit.

Cost reporting - 40%

  • Aid the team in understanding what drives the business and how reporting tools can be used to add value to the business/ tech teams.
  • Provide monthly flash P&L reports highlighting variances against budget and explain how these occurred versus plan.
  • Provide a quarterly summary of material deviations from business plans and provide awareness on potential opportunities/ Risks to the business.
  • Help the business understand where they may be potential reporting gaps and understand the discrepancies between the individual systems.

Accounts Receivable/ Payable - 15%

  • Work towards fully understanding both the accounts payable and receivables process. Be able to fully run and provide cover to the team when needed in these functions.
  • Understanding how AP/ AR modules fit into the reporting function of the team.
  • A hands on approach as and when required to provide cover for the functions.

AD Hoc tasks and analysis - 15%

  • Monthly/ Quarterly tax filings for individual group entities.
  • Ad Hoc projects/ requests/ queries coming from the business teams.