Management Accountant - WFH 3 days

Posted 09 May 2022
Salary£37000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
LocationCity of London
Job type Permanent
DisciplineInvestment, Finance, Land, Development & Technical
ReferencePR/029188_1652181755
Contact NameNatalie Collings

Job description

Whats in for you?

  • Working within a small friendly team who pride themselves on being helpful and supportive
  • Working 2 days in the office, 3 days from home
  • Cash allowance to spend on what suits you - gym membership etc
  • Generous employer pension - 9%
  • Annual Bonus - up to 10%
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • 25 days holiday + Bank holidays
  • Hours 9-5.30 but there is some Flex


Experience sought

  • Minimum of 3 years experience with a SME in a similar role (£10m+ turnover, £2.5m ledger value)
  • Adept at working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with high volumes of data
  • Some experience of working in a professional services company (consultancy, lawyers, accountants)
  • Experience within planning/property sector preferable but not essential

Role overview

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Preparation of management accounts
  • Assist in the monthly preparation of individual team income statements and company income statement and balance sheet within tight reporting deadlines
  • Prepare and process monthly accrual and prepayment journals
  • Maintain the fixed asset register, calculate and post monthly depreciation journals
  • Prepare and post other month end journals - service charge, headcount, payroll
  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly management accounts pack, including supplementary schedules
  • Identify problem areas through variance analysis and present recommendations
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations, including staff loans, accruals, prepayments
  • Communicate and interpret financial data to non-financial managers

Other aspects of financial operations

  • Prepare monthly timesheet and billing reports from timesheet data
  • Update revenue forecast sheets monthly in advance of forecast meetings, including in-month variance analysis
  • Respond to queries coming to the finance team from both internal and external stakeholders in a timely fashion
  • Day-to-day management of "Housekeeping" mailbox - received various ad-hoc requests relating to upwards of 1000 projects
  • Prepare monthly payment runs

Statutory compliance

  • Prepare and submit quarterly VAT returns
  • Support the annual statutory audit
  • Assist in the preparation of yearly P11d and PSA submissions

Qualifications and Skills Requirement:

Technical skills

  • Proficiency with accounting software programs, preferably Sage 50 accounts
  • Proficiency with Excel (Intermediate - pivots / lookups / if statements)
  • Knowledge of financial tools
  • Part qualified ACCA / CIMA / ACA or Qualified by experience
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