Management Accountant

Kennedy Pearce Consulting
12 Feb 2017
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My Client a Leading Media Business in London is looking for a Management Accountant to join their head office team.

Reporting to the Finance Manager the Management Accountant will be responsible for:

  • Participate in the annual, quarterly and monthly budgeting and forecasting process
  • Management Reporting & Support
  • Work with the management accounts team to meet reporting timetables and responsibilities
  • Prepare of month-end adjustment journals, balance sheet reconciliations, confirmation of intercompany balances, review of prepayments and accruals
  • Prepare monthly accounts for review the UK Financial Controller
  • Provide monthly management information for discussion at management meetings, to include:
  • Comparison of actual to budget information, with analysis as required
  • Comprehensive commentary for management review, covering variances and arising trends
  • Ad hoc commercial / financial tasks as required
  • Assisting in the implementation and optimization of the new accounting system, Maconomy
  • Work with management to establish and monitor internal controls to safeguard the company assets and operations
  • Ensure accurate and up to date entry of all transactions
  • Reconciliations and review of balance sheet accounts for accuracy, with commentary / explanations where necessary
  • Ensure any suspense account balances are fully explained and cleared down
  • Prepare quarterly VAT returns and submission to Customs and Excise
  • Ensure SOX compliance across all control and oversee SOX audits
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statutory year end accounts
  • Manage the FA register
  • Year-end liaison with Auditors, Accountants and Tax Advisors to help finalise accounts as appropriate
  • Liaison with Advisors on all company secretarial aspects

Successful candidates will be Part Qualified Graduates in either ACCA or CIMA. Candidates will have a minimum of 3 years' management accounts experience. Candidates will be working within a project time based organization and high volume service.