Management Accountant

Boffin Recruitment
Central London, London
15 Jun 2017
15 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.