Management Accountant – London

WANTED: We are seeking a Management Accountant to join our awesome Finance team. You will take ownership of the production of a number of companies within the Group’s consolidated management accounts and ensure these are delivered accurately and to deadline. You’ll probably be working in the media industry as a Management Accountant currently, and might be seeking the opportunity to join a fast-paced, high-growth tech company. 

You will be a key member of our global Finance team as we look to provide timely, quality management information to the EMEA, North America and APAC regions. You will also help implement and enforce company wide policies whilst assisting the rest of the Finance team to achieve monthly and quarterly objectives.  

Reports to: Head of Management Accounting 

Location: East London  

Contract Type:  Permanent 

Working Hours: Full time (9.30am to 6pm, Mon – Fri) 

Salary: Competitive   

About the Role: Mission 

Your mission will be to: 

  • Take ownership of the production of a number of the companies P&Ls within the Group’s consolidated management accounts and ensure these are delivered accurately and to deadline. 
  • Reconcile all Balance Sheet Accounts monthly 
  • Produce monthly commentary & meet with MDs to discuss territory performance  
  • Reconcile intercompany balances on a monthly basis 
  • Liaise and co-operate with both internal audit and external audit bodies. 
  • Assist in the preparation of Budgets & Forecasts  
  • Review financial operational controls & processes 
  • Produce high quality ad hoc financial information for MDs & CFO 

About the Role: Key Relationships 

  • Chief Financial Officer 
  • Group Financial Controller 
  • Head of Finance Strategy
  • Head of Management Accounting  
  • Corporate Reporting Manager 
  • Finance team 
  • Local territory business team (Operations, Media and Sales) 

About You: Experience 

You must have: 

  • 2+ years experience in a Management Accountant role  
  • Experience producing management information to tight deadlines 
  • Demonstrable experience identifying and explaining significant variances 
  • Demonstrated experience of effectively working with a variety of inter-departmental stakeholders at different levels 
  • A media background, digital media preferred 

About You: Skills   

You must be: 

  • Calm under pressure, organised with strong time management 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Well developed communication skills (both verbal and written) 
  • Flexible, with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt quickly to changing priorities 
  • Able to work as part of a team and able to use your own initiative to solve problems 
  • Advanced Excel skills 
  • Effective challenger, always looking for better ways of doing things 

About You: Education & Qualifications 

  • Honours-level degree  
  • ACCA / CIMA (or equivalent) Qualified   

The Wow Factor 

We’d love it if you: 

  • Have previously used Netsuite 
  • Experience of intercompany invoicing and reconciliations 
  • Have worked with multiple currencies and have an understanding of FX 
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