Management Accountant

London, South East England
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
I am currently working with a large Media network who are looking to bring in a part qualified management accountant. You will play a key role in preparing the full monthly management accounts managing a team of 2 accounts assistants. With a fantastic opportunity for career progression, excellent offices and being based in central London it will be an amazing opportunity for anyone wanting a to solidify their finance experience.

• Prepare monthly management accounts including commentary on all material variances.
• Preparation and posting of all month end accrual, prepayment and re-classification journals and subsequent reconciliation of management accounts to Paprika.
• Liaising with Business Directors to ensure correct recognition of income.
• Review and authorisation of monthly payroll and staff costs.
• Balance Sheet reconciliations and the preparation of monthly balance sheet reporting pack for submission
• Group Reporting via TM1 consolidation tool.
• Authorising all overheads, ensuring costs are being managed in-line with budgets.
• Check and authorise all staff expenses.
• Working with Managing Directors and Heads of Departments to ensure forecasts are up-to-date and accurately reflect the income and costs expectations.
• Preparing forecasts for review with founding partner, CEO, CFO.
• Ad-hoc analysis to help support the business with decision making.
• Prepare annual budget for each company.
• Support with the annual preparation of statutory accounts and tax packs including liaising with external auditors at annual review.

• You must be hard working with a committed, "Can do" attitude.
• High attention to detail, organised, manage own time and workload and self-motivated, with the ability to work well under pressure to tight deadlines and with little supervision.
• Demonstrate a logical approach to challenges and be proactive, with a proven history in taking the initiative to solve problems.
• Strong, confident communicator with excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate information to financial and non-financial stakeholders.
• Part-qualified or recently qualified CIMA/ACCA accountant with a minimum of two years' experience of management accounts, ideally within a creative agency (Advertising, Branding, Marketing etc).
• Strong Excel ability with experience using Pivot Tables, Vlookups, data linking etc.