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Management Accountant

Posted: 9 Oct 2019 Closes: 8 Dec 2019
City of London, London Negotiable
Permanent & Full-time SRG1132782_1570606362

Job Role

  • Assist the Financial Controller in the preparation of the monthly management accounts and associated schedules that make up the board pack.
  • Reconcile all key balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis, investigating any differences and
  • providing appropriate commentary.
  • Post all Accruals & Prepayments with minimal error and apply learned accounting principles and
  • concepts.
  • Prepare preliminary overviews of the monthly P&L for discussion with the Financial controller.
  • Assist in the preparation of the audit file for the annual statutory audit of the financial statements
  • Maintain the fixed asset register and post the monthly depreciation charge.
  • Using detailed placement data prepare the key KPI's and financial metrics and assist in the monthly analysis and review of these.
  • Ad-hoc analytical review and commercial analysis as required by the business.
  • Involvement in the annual budgeting and forecasting process.
  • Reconcile the intercompany balances on a monthly basis, liaising with colleagues in Europe, USA & Australia and raising intercompany invoices as appropriate.
  • Alongside the FC/FD drive process and systems improvement across both the finance
  • department & the business as a whole.


  • Strong systems skills - including Microsoft Office products, particularly excel.
  • Be able and driven and be looking to develop their career in finance.
  • Strong reconciliation skills, with Experience in reconciling key balance sheet accounts on a
  • regular basis.
  • Intermediate excel skills (VLOOKUPS, SUMIFs, Pivot tables).
  • Ability to hit pre-agreed deadlines by demonstrating strong time management skills.
  • Good oral & written communication skills.
  • Be willing to challenge the status quo, and suggest improvements to current processes/systems &
  • controls.
  • The ability to work both independently, as well as part of the wider department, and possess a "can do" attitude.
  • You will currently be studying for a recognised professional qualification (ACCA, CIMA, ACA) and
  • will have significant (over 2 years) previous experience in an accounting/finance role.

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