Business Partnering Management Accountant

Reed Accountancy
Moorgate, East London
16 Jun 2017
16 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is one of the fastest growing businesses in consumer media. 
Our client employs over 300 people in the UK , London and New York combined.
It also owns a software business based in the UK  and is actively looking at acquiring more software businesses, in addition to media. 
They are committed to diversity and opposed to discrimination, and all job applicants will be considered solely on their ability to do the job regardless of gender, disability, race, orientation or age. 

Our client will be offering between 40/45K Pa + 5%Bonus, Life insurance, training and 22 days holiday + all bank holidays

Business partnering management accountant.
Reporting directly to the Commercial Finance Manager, and working alongside another business partnering accountant, key duties would include:
- Month end reporting, ensuring timely and accurate production of management reporting, with
detailed analysis of major variances against budgets and forecasts
- Production of forecasts and budgets working in support of commercial business
- Business Partnering including decision support for divisional Managing Directors
- Assisting with finance integration of acquisitions and implementation of new systems and
business processes
- Part Qualified with strong accounting skills and experience.
- A background within media would be a plus but is not required
• Produce monthly Management Accounts, KPI’s, forecasts & budgets for business media magazines, events and conferences.
• Produce forecasts and budgets for the above
• Business partner to the Business Media MD
• Improve & maintain systems & business processes. Identify efficiencies, cost saving opportunities and revenue enhancing opportunities
• Assisting the commercial finance manager in integrating new businesses
• with some limited travel to other offices. The cost of travel between offices will be reimbursed

• Part Qualified (CIMA, ACA or ACCA) Graduate Accountant
• A minimum of 3 years’ experience in commerce and industry
• Media experience, ideally in publishing or similar, strongly desired
• Bright, keen, proactive self-starter with a passion for improving systems and processes, identifying efficiencies, cost saving opportunities and revenue enhancing opportunities
• Commercial, interested in business and in adding value to commercial managers thinking
• Experience of liaising with non-finance staff and building relationships
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Logical thinker with good problem solving abilities.
• Hard working, organised and efficient with a passion for the detail
• Excellent Excel skills
• Calm under pressure with prior experience of producing high quality work to deadlines
• Good team player & strong inter-personal skills

They would also like to see
• 1st time passes in accountancy exams.
• Previous experience of using the Exchequer accounting system
• Academic (e.g. 2.1 degree or above)

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