Management Accountant

Recruiter
Page Personnel Finance
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client, a multinational luxury cosmetics group, are looking to bring on a Management Accountant into their accountancy function located on the Strand in Central London. This is an opportunity to join a globally recognised company in an exciting role.

Client Details

A luxury multinational beauty cosmetics group located in Central London.

Description

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT:

  • Developing and improving the control environment
  • Current processes will need to be brought together across each of the different business units and developed for the SAP implementation. These require ongoing review with the team to ensure that we deliver as streamlined and automated control and accounting process as possible
  • This process will ultimately be owned by the Group FC. However, the Management Accountants will be expected to support the Group FC through this process and to identify areas of continuous improvement, particularly in relation to opportunities to for a fast month end close process and for more effective and systemised control checks
  • Ensure the integrity of month end reporting
  • Work with the Senior Accountant to deliver the month end close process across all UK&I Group brands
  • Post journals and complete balance sheet reconciliations and other control checks post month end
  • Ensure that their own knowledge of relevant accounting standards is kept up to date
  • Support the Senior Accountant in developing good working relationships with the EMEA Accounting Team in Paris
  • Audit and Tax Compliance
  • Support the Senior Accountant in tax matters with HMRC. This will include making sure that all filings are made on time and that high risk areas are appropriately escalated

KEY RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Group Financial Controller
  • Senior Accountant
  • Group CFO

Profile

CANDIDATE PROFILE FOR THE MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT:

Essential:

  • Part qualified accountant (ACMA, ACCA, ACA) or by experience
  • Experience of working in a management accounting role in a large company with exposure to month end reporting, cashflow reporting and preparation of statutory accounts
  • Very strong excel skills with proven ability to manipulate data

Desirable:

  • Experience of a finance systems implementation and/or of working with SAP
  • Financial control of key contracts
  • Experience of how financial control environments operate and how they can be improved

Job Offer

Up to £30,000 with a comprehensive benefits package


This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/77527022