Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: CTG 18/5_1589794078
Contact Name: Charlie Griffiths
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

The main function of this role is to produce the Management Accounts to a high level of accuracy and in a timely manner, and to assist in providing a first-class business partnering service to the teams. This role will assist the Head of FP&A in providing analysis and commercial insight to the CFO and divisional heads to aid decision making.

Key Responsibilities:

Month end management accounts

  • Produce monthly management accounts for the divisions
  • Review production activity and account for monthly revenue, gross profit and margins
  • Ownership of all month end journals, accruals, prepayments, recoveries & capex.
  • Responsibility and maintenance of TV central overhead allocations and associated variance analysis with commentary.
  • Ability to assist in preparing analysis for meetings with key stakeholders in the business on allocation methods, cost driving efficiencies and suitable proposals.
  • Detailed variance analysis and commentary of actual performance against budget/forecast by project.
  • Ownership of assigned balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Assistance with the half year interim report and full year audit deliverables.
  • Oversight of all production cost managers and ensuring they are kept up to date and reconciled to nominal ledgers.

Business partnering

  • Provide business partnering analysis and financial support to the Production Executives and Production Managers, plus ad hoc support for Managing Directors, Exec Producers and CFO.
  • Help develop strong working relationships with the Production Executives and Production Managers and ability to challenge deviations in expected margins.

Budgets & Forecasts

  • Preparation of detailed budgets and quarterly detailed forecasting in conjunction with the Head of FP&A.
  • Ability to present numbers to the Head of FP&A and explain impact of assumptions.
  • Capable of preparing suitable forecasting scenarios with the ability to present to Head of FP&A.
  • Working alongside the Head of FP&A and Financial Reporting Manager to drive efficiencies in processes and workflows across the finance function.
  • Ad hoc analysis of revenue/costs in order to understand the business in more detail and make improvements, such as how to reduce production costs.

Key Requirements:

  • ACCA/CIMA/ACA Qualified or Finalist
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Proactive self starter
  • Good attention to detail