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Management Accountant

  • Location: London, City of London
  • Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: COD16890177
  • Recruiter: Cormac Doyle

Management Accountant

I am working with a great business in the city who are looking for a newly qualified accountant to join their business as a Management Accountant who will report to and work very closely and proactively support the Financial Controller in driving forward improvements to the budgeting and monthly reporting processes and to actively assist in commercial projects in the business playing a key role in improving the efficiency and effectiveness of financial information across the Company.

Core responsibilities:

  • Maintain strong balance sheet control through monthly reconciliation of the entire balance sheet
  • Prepare monthly management accounts for review by senior management
  • Work with the Financial Controller to ensure that the management accounts continue to develop and address the reporting needs of the Board and other senior managers
  • Assist in writing the commentary for the monthly management accounts
  • Assist in the design and implementation of a global budgetary process
  • Responsible for accounting entries for the business, including payroll
  • Take care of the sales process and provide aid to the purchase ledger
  • Produce cash books on the daily basis
  • Prepare and analyse variance analysis reports to aid cost control initiatives
  • Assist and prepare monthly VAT returns for review and submission
  • Support the Group Audit process including preparation of year end file
  • Assist the Financial Controller in business analysis and forecasting business performance
  • Initiate and implement control processes to better manage the Finance function
  • Assist in the implementation of procurement processes to ensure better financial control
  • Assist in preparing consolidated financial information for the Company
  • Provide cover for daily P&L production and other daily reporting tasks
  • Ensure all the reporting is consistent both from a financial and a presentational perspective
  • Identify and deliver ad-hoc projects that will benefit the Company
  • Maintain awareness of industry best practices and commercial finance opportunities and ensure that any additional best practice ideas are communicated to the Financial Controller.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Newly qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Financial Services experience
  • Microsoft office skills particularly excel to an advanced level
  • Microsoft Great Plains system experience desired but not essential.
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