Management Accountant - Part Qualified (6 Month FTC)

Carnegie Consulting
London, UK
Closing date
10 Feb 2021

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Management Accountant - Art Logistics

Our client, a world class logistics business who specialise in the creative/art space, have been around for over 45 years, and are looking to hire a Management Accountant who will report into the Financial Controller within their finance team.

The role is a 6 month FTC with scope for the role to be made permanent depending on performance and market conditions over the first 6 months.

Job purpose

The Management Accountant is a key role within the team, responsible for accurate financial reporting and business analysis as well as providing support to the FC in business planning.

  • Ownership of monthly management accounts and KPIs
  • Complete the production of monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Gain a good understanding of cost base and account for variances at month end
  • Reconcile monthly revenue to cost of sales and work with the business to investigate and explain differences (WIP knowledge desirable)
  • Produce a weekly cash flow forecast and monitor capital expenditure projects
  • Providing value add business analysis, proactive business partnering
  • Review weekly estimate and conversion reports prior to submission
  • Work with the Financial Controller to structure Finance processes to achieve accounting best practice
  • Undertake process review of scheduled tasks, streamline and/or automate where possible
  • Review the submission of all statutory returns, including VAT, National Statistics and Insurance renewals
  • Provide holiday cover for other team members
  • Assist in annual audit
  • Participating in projects
  • Respond to ad hoc reporting requirements as required

Skills & Person specification
  • Part qualified or finalist ACCA/CIMA Accountant
  • 2 years current experience of management accounting within industry or practice
  • Highly numerate with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent computer literacy, including strong Excel skills (advanced analytical abilities)
  • Experience of extracting data from finance ledger systems and business systems to provide profitability analysis (Access Dimensions useful but not essential)
  • Confident and effective communicator, with finance and non-finance colleagues
  • Persistent character with the ability to challenge processes

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