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Management Accountant

Management Accountant

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Management Accounting

  • Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matt Davidson

  • Contact Email:

    Matt.Davidson@pro-Finance.co.uk

  • Salary:

    55000

  • Salary:

    50000

  • Reference:

    BBBH52628

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Expiry Date:

    27 October 2021

Management Accountant: £50,000 - £55,000 | Permanent | London

For a global education company, we're recruiting a Management Accountant on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Head of Business Partnering, this role will own the production and delivery of management accounts for the organisation. The Management Accountant will produce accurate and insightful MI and will drive the transformation of the Finance function by improving month end processes, the quality of MI and the timeliness of reporting and controls. This role will also business partner two corporate functions as well as leading, coaching and managing an Assistant Management Accountant. Based out of the London office, this role attracts very flexible working.

Main Duties:

  • Lead the month-end processes from start to finish, delivering MI to tight deadlines
  • Generate monthly management accounts and the monthly Finance Report to the Executive
  • Work as Finance Business Partner for various corporate directorates
  • Provide support and guidance to departments and work with budget holders to produce budgets and forecasts, analysis, and business cases
  • Lead the continuous development of finance process and controls including reducing the month-end period, lead on the development of Finance reporting with the Data team and improve the accuracy of cost allocations to provide better MI
  • Prepare year-end reconciliations, supporting schedules and liaising with Audit
  • Support Head of Business Partnering in preparation for monthly financial meetings with budget holders to review accounts, forecasts, and queries
  • Lead, manage and motivate the Assistant Management Accountant

Person Specification:

  • ACCA, ACA or CIMA qualified
  • Strong experience of running month-end processes
  • Experience of delivering process improvement
  • Strong experience in preparing year-end and monthly management accounts including year-end forecasts and budgets
  • Advanced MS Excel skills and working knowledge of Sun Systems (ideally)
  • Experience of consolidation of management accounts packs for management reporting
  • Experience of working in a multicultural and multisite organisation

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