Management Accountant

Boffin Recruitment
City of London
£38000 - £44000/annum
13 Jun 2017
13 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Working hours: Monday to Friday, 9am -5.30pm

Occasional extra hours may be required to support month end deadlines.

Salary: Competitive

Reports to: UK Finance Manager

Duration: Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

The opportunity:

Our client is looking for a proactive and ambitious Management Accountant. The management accountant will be responsible for supporting the UK Finance Manager with duties that include (but are not limited to):

* Preparation of the monthly management accounts
* Management of sales and purchase ledgers
* Credit management and credit control
* Undertake monthly variance analysis
* Preparing monthly journals and supporting working papers (accruals, prepayments, depreciation, payroll)
* Perform monthly reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts ensuring any errors are identified and rectified in a timely and accurate manner
* Assist with the preparation of budgets and re forecasts
* Assist with cash flow forecasts
* Preparing the quarterly VAT returns
* Management of intercompany transactions
* Assist with annual UK statutory and group audit in preparing audit schedules and liaising with auditors
* Support miscellaneous project work/ad-hoc reporting and provide general assistance to the Finance Department and leadership team as necessary

About you:

The ideal candidate is a bright and driven individual with solid accounting experience.

You will be passionate about building a career in a high performing subsidiary of an international consulting group. You must be an excellent communicator and be comfortable working with senior and director-level stakeholders. The ability to confidently work both independently and collaboratively is a must, along with high levels of attention to detail and excellent written English.

Experience requirements:

* Solid experience in accounting.
* Finalist or fully qualified ACCA/ACA/CIMA
* Strong Microsoft excel skills.
* Experience of using Sage 50 Accounts or a similar financial software package.
* Good communication skills for both external clients and internal colleagues
* High standard of literacy and numeracy skills.
* Comfortable working with a range of senior stakeholders.

Personal Qualities:

* Motivated 'self-starter' and a hard worker.
* Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
* Diligent and methodical.
* Able to work to tight deadlines.
* Excellent attention to detail.
* Good interpersonal skills