Assistant Management Accountant

Recruiter
The Consultancy Group
Location
London (Central)
Posted
15 Feb 2019
Closes
02 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Assistant Management Accountant

This is a key full-time role in the Finance team for an Assistant Management Accountant on a 12 month fixed term contract. We are looking for someone who can quickly understand our clients business processes and take charge of their transactional accounting and month end closing process in a calm, diligent and highly effective manner within a high end retailer based in West London.

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparing monthly accounts to Trial Balance within a strict time frame
  • Preparing and posting all journals relating to accruals, prepayments, fixed assets, intangible assets, accrued income, deferred income, payroll, intercompany recharges for four companies
  • Updating and maintenance of tangible and intangible asset schedules
  • Reconciling all balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis including intercompany loans and trading balances
  • Timely Bank reconciliations in multi currencies for all entities
  • Provide regular updates on bank balances and recommend currency transfers if required
  • Responsible for Petty Cash and Petty Cash reconciliation
  • Setting up of supplier and contractor payments for bi-monthly payment runs
  • Provide information for statutory and other business audits and reviews
  • Assist with bi-annual film maker royalty statements
  • Ad-hoc analysis as required by the Finance Director and Finance Manager
  • Monitoring of purchase orders, travel approvals and spend

Skills Required

  • Logical and methodical approach with ability to always achieve deadlines
  • Highly organised and able to manage multiple, concurrent tasks
  • Impeccable attention to detail and accuracy
  • Compliance with using confidential information
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, keep calm and focused under high levels of pressure
  • Confidence to work with and support colleagues across the business, up to the CEO
  • Problem solving and pro-active in using initiative
  • Confidence to recommend process improvements
  • Sage finance and multi-currency transactions experience
  • Highly proficient in Excel
  • Thrive in a busy and energetic environment
  • We're a small business so be prepared and willing to jump in and help with non-financial activity as needed

Education and Experience

  • Two years minimum accounting experience
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Month-end closing experience
  • Sage or other accounting software experience
  • Part qualified ACCA or CIMA
  • Educated to Degree standard

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