Business Partnering Accountant

Recruiter
Lloyd Recruitment Services Ltd
Location
Croydon
Posted
29 Mar 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Lloyd Recruitment Services are pleased to be working with a working with a large, well established media company based in East Croydon who are looking for a Business Partnering Accountant to join their team.

Reporting directly to the Head of Business Partnering, and working alongside another Business Partnering Accountant.

Key duties include:

  • Month end reporting, ensuring timely and accurate production of management reporting, with detailed analysis of major variances against budgets and forecasts
  • Production of forecasts and budgets working in support of commercial business
  • Business Partnering including decision support for divisional Managing Directors
  • Assisting with finance integration of acquisitions and implementation of new systems and business processes
  • Part qualified or finalist with strong accounting skills and experience.
  • Produce monthly Management Accounts and KPI’s for business media and consumer media brands - magazines, events and conferences
  • Produce forecasts and budgets for the above
  • Business partner to business MD’s
  • Improve & maintain systems & business processes. Identify efficiencies, cost saving opportunities and revenue enhancing opportunities
  • Assisting in integrating new businesses
  • Based in our Croydon office with occasional travel to our other offices Shoreditch and Gunnersbury (the cost of travel between offices will be reimbursed)

Essential skills:

  • Part Qualified (CIMA, ACA or ACCA) Graduate Accountant
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in commerce and industry
  • Media experience, ideally in publishing or similar, strongly desired
  • Bright, keen, proactive self-starter with a passion for improving systems and processes, identifying efficiencies, cost saving opportunities and revenue enhancing opportunities
  • Commercial, interested in business and in adding value to commercial managers thinking
  • Experience of liaising with non-finance staff and building relationships
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Logical thinker with good problem solving abilities
  • Hard working, organised and efficient with a passion for the detail
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Calm under pressure with prior experience of producing high quality work to deadlines
  • Good team player & strong inter-personal skills

Desirable skills:

  • 1st time passes in accountancy exams
  • Academic (e.g. 2.1 degree or above)

Salary £35,000 to £36,000 DOE plus excellent company benefits

Due to the high volume of applications, Lloyd Recruitment Services can only contact shortlisted candidates

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