Accounting Manager

Job Title: Accounting Manager
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £250 - £275 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 Months
REF: AF270820DIS_1598522149
Contact Name: Alex Feeney
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently looking for a Accounting Manager to join in International Media Business on a 12 month contract. This position is for an immediate start.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Overall ownership and preparation of quarterly consolidated accounts, including co-ordination of all schedules, reconciliations and reporting packages
  • Presentation of quarterly P&L, Balance Sheets and supporting packs
  • EMEA Controllership lead and act as a subject matter expert to support all system related issues and queries.
  • Management and coaching to direct reports and support the development of the team
  • Partner with finance, operation leads and project teams to support and implement new initiatives as required
  • Identify and drive areas of improvement within current processes with the aim of maintaining the current high standard of service provided in a more efficient manner
  • Support compliance team in completion of statutory accounts for relevant legal entities
  • Support the Corporate Tax department by preparing supporting schedules for tax calculations and any ad-hoc tax audit requirements.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and communication of Global and EMEA accounting policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley and Minimum Control Standards
  • Responsibility for computation of FX errors ensuring correction entries are processed on a timely basis
  • Support management and wider finance team on any ad-hoc duties and projects


  • Qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA with strong relevant working experience
  • Must be proficient in Peoplesoft/SAP
  • Financial reporting experience in a multi-site, multi-currency busines is desirable
  • Experience managing staff in multicultural environment is essential
  • Strong excel skills
  • Experience of Hyperion System desirable