Management Accountant / Chief Accountant

Alfa Energy Limited
West London, UK
13 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Management Accountant / Chief Accountant (*subject to experience)

Are you looking to be part of growing business, working in a positive and supportive environment?

Alfa Energy is an energy consultancy based in London, with offices in Frankfurt, Chicago, and Sarajevo. The company is ambitious, expanding and looking for an Accountant with relevant experience to join our finance team. This is a new role requiring technical skills and relevant practical experience, along with the ability to reflect on one's own work and the wider consequences of financial decisions. Business systems implementation experience and strong [advanced] excel would also be very welcome.

The company provides ongoing professional development and a friendly work environment. In the recent employee survey, the most common words used to describe the company were, "great people, positive work environment and a growing business".

This is a real challenge with the opportunity to develop this into an FC role relatively quickly.

Core responsibilities

  • Month-end accounting and reporting
  • Complete assigned accounting tasks, schedules and reconciliations within deadlines
  • Generate financial reports and statements
  • Monitor and analyse revenue and expenditure, determine budget variances and report
  • Report financial discrepancies and recommend effective resolutions
  • Respond to accounting inquiries in a timely fashion

  • Payroll preparation and control (gross to net, outsourced)

  • Assist in budget and regular forecast preparation
  • Develop forecast and then monitor cash and working capital requirements

  • Preparation of draft statutory accounts and tax computations.
  • Lead the audit process by providing necessary information and preparing requested documentation

  • Monitor and record financial transactions according to company policies and regulations
  • Review and recommend changes to existing accounting procedures
  • Evaluate computerised accounting systems and provide recommendations for improvements

  • Qualified (or near qualified with relevant experience) ACMA, ACCA, ACA - essential
  • Must have strong [Advanced] excel - essential
  • Business systems implementation experience would be a plus - desired

Core Competencies
  • self-motivation
  • integrity
  • ability to reflect on one's own work as well as the wider consequences of financial decisions
  • business acumen and interest
  • organisational skills and ability to manage deadlines
  • team working ability
  • communication and interpersonal skills
  • proficiency in IT
  • analytical ability
  • a methodical approach and problem-solving skills
  • high level of numeracy

Reporting to the Finance Director

Staff Benefits
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Auto-enrolled pension scheme
  • Critical illness cover.
  • Support for continued professional development
  • Two hours earlier finish on the day of your birthday.
  • Our office is a few minutes walking distance from Ealing Broadway underground and train station, with an abundance of shops and restaurants nearby.

If you are interested, please send your CV with a covering letter explaining of why you would like to work for Alfa Energy.

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