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Management Accountant

Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: permanent
Location: London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
REF: CG2508MGA_1692964348
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: 28 days ago

Job Description

Our client, an impressive operation with a strong market share of a competitive sector, is looking to hire a credible and astute Management Accountant to join its talented team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a business with a great track record of retention and reward.

As a Management Accountant you will play a crucial role in the financial operations. Reporting directly to the Financial Controller, you will be responsible for day-to-day accounting, management and financial reporting, and providing insightful support to the business. Your efforts will contribute to informed decision-making and maintaining robust financial controls.

Key Responsibilities:
* Prepare accurate and timely monthly financial and management accounts.
* Collaborate with the Financial Controller to review Management Accounts, identifying risks and areas for investigation.
* Generate and assess monthly aged creditor, subcontract, and debtor reports, including work in progress and retentions.
* Allocate and recharge costs appropriately, ensuring accuracy.
* Manage opening and closing contracts in line with the contract life cycle.
* Maintain monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations.
* Assist in cashflow forecasting and year-end requirements.
* Process invoices and receipts to external parties accurately and on time.
* Provide analytical support, management information, and transaction reports related to expense ledger activities.
* Support the preparation and drafting of statutory accounts for year-end audit, liaising with the external audit team.
* Drive continuous improvement of processes and systems aligned with business needs.
* Assist in weekly, monthly reporting, and analysis.
* Complete Office of National Statistics surveys.
* Support the Financial Controller with additional duties and responsibilities as required.

Skills & experience required:
* Qualified (CIMA / ACCA / ACA) or Finalist
* Proficient in Excel
* Working knowledge of management accounting
* Familiarity with financial accounting and Balance Sheet preparation.
* Strong understanding of financial control requirements and audit implications.

Personal Attributes:
* Creative thinker who proposes varied solutions to challenges.
* Analytical, detail-oriented, and precise in approach.
* Driven to continually improve processes and systems.
* Able to handle sensitive business information with trust and confidentiality.
* Self-motivated and proactive, demonstrating autonomy, integrity, and discipline.
* Strong communication skills, fostering respect, mutual understanding, and empathy.
* Collaborative team player who builds positive relationships across disciplines.

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