Management Accountant

London

    Management Accountant

    We are currently looking to recruit an experienced management accountant who will have four (4) direct reports. You will feel comfortable taking full responsibility for the preparation of Management Accounts for the UK, supported by one (1) team member; consolidated finance pack supported by two (2) team members who currently look after the US and Hong Kong. In this role, you will assist Senior Management in making critical business decisions by analysing and presenting key financial data. The role is extremely varied, no two days will be the same, and responsibilities will cover a number of entities and areas.

    Duties

    • Updating and maintaining daily transaction reports i.e. bank statements, customer receipts, supplier payments, payroll, credit card transactions etc
    • Posting of all journals i.e. accruals and prepayments, stock and cost of sales etc
    • Lead and prepare monthly finance pack by working day 6
    • Lead and prepare Flash Report for working day 1
    • Responsible for the management accounts
    • Responsible for submissions for the leadership team meetings
    • Present management accounts on a monthly basis to the departmental heads
    • Implement efficiencies, changes and automation of process where possible
    • Liaise with external auditors at year end
    • Support FP&A during budget and forecasting cycles
    • Complete VAT returns for UK and Europe
    • Balance sheet reconciliations
    • Calculating and processing management recharge
    • Managing various stakeholders throughout the business
    • Managing outsourced providers

     

     

     

     

     

    Profile

    Ideal applicants will have –

    • An Accounting qualification (ACA / ACCA / CIMA)
    • A proven background in a similar Management Accountants position
    • Experience having direct reports and managing a team
    • Come from a company with International subsidiaries
    • Worked in a company that generates 25million +
    • Experience with Training, Developing and Coaching direct reports
    • Ability to work independently and demonstrate critical thinking
    • A problem-solving attitude with the ability to identify problems and suggest and implement solutions
    • Thrive in a fast-paced environment and have the ability to work flexibly and adapt to changing priorities
    • Highly driven individual with a demonstrated can-do attitude and hands-on approach
    • Experience with multi-currency
    • High IT literacy
    • Ability to manage heavy workload and strict deadline

    Highly Desirable but not essential:

    • At least 2 years working within Private Equity or a similar
    • Experience of working within Media / Publishing environment
    • Experience with Navision
    • Expertise with Jet Reporting

     

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