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Management Accountant

Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum
REF: AF081119_1573227561
Contact Name: Alex Feeney
Job Published: 12 days ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting for a part-qualified Management Accountant to join a well-known casual dining business. This role is based in their Central London office on an initial 12 month contract.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

This role is a key member of the Management Accounts team, reporting into the Senior Management accountant. They will be responsible for the accounting of all head office costs, ensuring accurate and timely completion for the period end review.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the accurate and timely completion of the month end including:
  • Processing accruals and prepayments
  • Investigating variances to budget, liaising with appropriate department heads where required
  • P&L review meeting with Head of Management Accounts and Financial Controller to explain period variances
  • Explain variances in a review meeting with Management
  • Responsible for the accounting of P&L costs incurred while sites are closed for refurbishment
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Hold periodic review meetings with the Heads of Departments to explain period and year to date P&L variances
  • Understand risks and opportunities within each departments P&L
  • Own and evolve the department P&L review packs to ensure efficient and timely distribution
  • Be an integral part of the Head office budgeting process which includes:
    • Consolidating department budgets and comparing them against year to date costs to understand variances and the reason for them
  • Ad-hoc requests for information from the Finance Director and Senior Management
  • Main point of contact for Heads of Department
  • Assist with the Year-end Financial audit

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Part qualified/finalist ACCA
  • Minimum 12 months experience in a similar role
  • Full knowledge and understanding of accruals and prepayments is essential
  • Ability to work with senior stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Intermediate to advanced excel skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Confident, meticulous, precise, self-starter, professional