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Management Accountant Global Agency – London

Management Accountant – Salary £35-£45k with excellent benefits

About the company:

Our Client is an award winning global content creation company who are now seeking a qualified / Nearly Qualified Management Accountant to join the team

As Management Account/ Financial Analyst, you will prepare the financial accounts and reports for the UK and French operations. This role will report into the Financial Director, and require a solid technical understanding of accounting principles and policies. In this role you will be expected to have strong Excel skills and be able to manipulate & analyze large amounts of Data.

The role will be supported by a Finance Assistant and Accounts Payable Clerk who are responsible for AR/AP postings, and will support on the accurate reporting of the P&L and projects.

Our Client is looking for a candidate that demonstrates an entrepreneurial spirit, strong commerciality, a proactive attitude and a drive to learn and develop.

Key Responsibilities as Management Accountant/ Financial analyst will include:

  • Preparation of the management accounts and balance sheet reconciliations, ensuring timeliness and accuracy for reporting back to the Board / Senior Management Team.
  • Overseeing the consolidation of group management accounts
  • Provide meaningful insights and commentary on the management accounts.
  • Consolidating forecasts
  • Preparation of statutory reporting
  • Ownership of the accuracy and timeliness of the financial reporting
  • Preparation of all balance sheet reporting
  • Management of petty cash registers / reconciliations
  • Overseeing the AP Clerk
  • Supporting the Finance Director
  • Preparation of all UK tax returns, and liaising with French accountants to ensure the return and payment of French taxes.
  • Raising ad-hoc invoices and intercompany cross charges as required.
  • Supporting / mentoring assistant accountant and support staff.

Key Skills and Attributes required:

  • Newly or Nearly Qualified Accountant (ACA/CIMA/ ACCA/ CPA)
  • Degree educated
  • Strong technical knowledge, abreast of current IFRS/GAAP legislation
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Strong knowledge of other Microsoft applications (PowerPoint, Word, Outlook etc)
  • Knowledge of and ease of adaptability to various financial software (Sage, Netsuite ideally).
  • Proven management accountant experience.
  • Comfortable working with large sets of data
  • Proven business partnering & relationship management
  • Demonstrates strong commerciality
  • A strong attention to detail, thorough and methodical.
  • Able to work autonomously with strong proactivity
  • Excellent skills in data analysis & presentation
  • Process orientated
  • Embrace and influence change
  • Experience in consolidated/subsidiary reporting
  • A good understanding or keen interest of the advertising & production sector
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