Management Accountant

Goodman Masson
City of London, London
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This well known restaurant group based in Central London are looking to hire a Management Accountant for 12 months to cover a maternity leave. This is a fantastic role for someone who is looking to gain some really good commercial exposure in a growing business. The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant, have at least 2 years' experience in a management accounting role and have multi-site experience.

Key Aim:

To produce timely, accurate management information; to assist with consolidated budget and forecast/business plan information; to perform key reconciliation tasks; to assist with year end processes and statutory accounts preparation.


  • Timely and accurate production and review of monthly management accounts; including unit profit & losses, consolidated profit & loss, consolidated balance sheet, consolidated cash flow and covenant testing
  • Review of monthly prepayments and accruals schedules
  • Reconciliation of key balance sheet accounts, including intercompany balances
  • Preparation and submission of VAT returns
  • Preparation and maintenance of Fixed Asset Registers
  • Weekly cashflow forecasting
  • Treasury function (banking/loan management/interest)
  • Assistance with preparation of consolidated group financial statements
  • Assistance with yearend audit preparation
  • Preparation of year end draft tax calculation
  • Assistance with integration of any acquisitions
  • Implementing, improving and monitoring of controls, policies and procedures within the management accounts department and group to ensure we stay efficient as the company grows
  • Ad hoc financial analysis
  • Ad hoc KPI reporting

Key Attributes and Skills:

  • Highly numerical/strong analytical, with strong attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Advance Excel skills - macros, vlookups, pivot tables etc
  • Strong IT skills to take advantage of advances in technology
  • Professional financial qualification preferred
  • Approachable with excellent people skills
  • An advantage:
    • Knowledge of Sage 200
    • Payroll background
    • Good understanding of property and rent related accounting
    • Previous experience in the restaurant industry