Management Accountant

Recruiter
Platinum Resources
Location
London (Central)
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Mar 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Leading National Architecture Practice has an immediate requirement for a Management Accountant on an initial 6 Month Fixed Term Contract to provide additional support to the project accounting function and assist with the financial year end and statutory audit.

Reporting to the Finance Director, this is a diverse and challenging role. Key responsibilities for the Management Accountant include:

  • Managing a portfolio of projects, attending monthly performance meetings to review costs, resource forecasts, monitoring change orders/variations to the agreed scope of services and ensuring accurate recognition of revenue (WIP/Deferred Income)
  • Providing detailed job costing to assist both the submissions team and project leaders with bid support
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts, managing working papers, balance sheet reconciliations and processing of month end journals including prepayments, accruals, FX and depreciation
  • Assisting with the preparation of budgets and forecasts

The Management Accountant will also be responsible for:

  • Assisting with monthly and quarterly reporting for presentation to partners
  • Preparation of statutory audit deliverables and liaison with auditors
  • Producing project reconciliations and management of sub-consultant costs
  • Ensuring all appropriate contract documentation is in place and executed

Suitable applicants for the Management Accountant position will:

  • Be a Fully Qualified Accountant
  • Have a strong understanding of Project Accounting
  • Ideally have prior experience within a Professional Services environment such as Architecture & Design, Construction Support, Legal or Consultancy, however, candidates with a background in Construction, Engineering, Oil & Gas, Energy or similar will also be considered
  • Have Advanced Excel

This is an excellent opportunity to join a strong team within a thriving firm.

An appointment will be made soon so please don’t delay your application.

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