Management Accountant

Recruiter
Investigo
Location
London, South East England
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
13 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Resolving sales errors during the month and reconciling the sales ledger at month-end
  • Updating SKU / product costs in E1 (general ledger system) and Siebel (sales management system) through interaction with Pre-Production team
  • Processing intercompany recharges and reconciling intercompany accounts
  • Posting monthly allocations, which will require building effective relationships with the Marketing department
  • Reviewing expected cost centre spend and comparing to actuals to identify potential errors or miscodings
  • Providing detailed variance analysis for all central and overhead costs
  • Using sound judgment to estimate month-end overhead accruals, gather supporting information and posting appropriate journals
  • Reconciling relevant balance sheet accounts after each month end.
  • Preparing these reconciliations monthly to auditable standards including variances YOY, MOM and ageing.
  • Ensuring that prepaid and accrued marketing costs are accurate in the Balance Sheet and P&L
  • Supporting the preparation of quarterly VAT return, and providing information for annual statutory audit and other compliance / participation audits as required
  • Cash flow forecasting
  • Producing monthly financials.
  • Ensuring accuracy and completeness with regards to revenues and costs in the specified period.
  • Being proactive in identifying inefficiencies in all processes, communicating impacts and proposing solutions to automate and improve.
  • Helping to ensure all accounting is in line with company policies and procedures
  • Involvement in self-testing for quarterly and annual SOX processes

EDUCATION (OR EQUIVALENT) AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Part qualified Management Accountant (ACCA/CIMA)
  • Technical competence in finance systems
  • Demonstrable industry experience, preferably within a media environment.

COMPETENCIES:

Essential

  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Intermediate Excel skills (Pivot Tables and VLOOKUPs)
  • Excellent analytical and numeracy skills
  • Organised and able to effectively prioritise tasks

Desirable

  • Experience of working with outsourced AR teams
  • Experience of dealing with a US parent company
  • Experience using JD Edwards Enterprise One (E1), Hyperion

Personal Characteristics

  • Strong team player
  • Self-motivated and able to manage own workload
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Willingness to implement change and drive continuous improvement
  • Good attention to detail
  • Proactive, strong work ethic and "can do" attitude

KEY RELATIONSHIPS:

Internal:

  • Finance and Commercial Planning teams
  • Finance teams in other territories
  • Sales
  • Operations
  • Marketing
  • IT

External:

  • External / internal auditors
  • Accounts receivable (Cap Gemini)
  • Banks