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Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Ealing, London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
REF: SM 101019 MGTA_1576088926
Contact Name: Stephen McCarthy
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Vitae are delighted to be working with a household Media Brand with Head office in West London to source a top-calibre Management Accountant. This is a truly impressive business with a dynamic work culture and excellent internal progression available.

Key responsibilities

*Review assigned line items on a monthly basis, and determine whether an accrual/prepayment is necessary.
*Review assigned Area P&Ls on a monthly basis.
*Explanation of variances to budget and FC around R&M and P&L lines
*Provide written commentaries to Management on variances to budget, forecast and prior year regarding any anomalies each month.
*Ensure all postings have been correctly allocated to relevant line items and cost centres.
*Prepare all balance sheet reconciliations for assigned lines on a monthly basis focus on Fixed Assets.
*Maintain Fixed Asset Register, including capitalizing new assets, running depreciation and accruing costs where applicable.
*Improve the monthly reporting of Capex activities to ensure the financial performance of all initiatives have visibility
*Report Head Office costs for areas of responsibility
*Prepare the weekly KPI & monthly Flash reports, ensuring accuracy, and issue within the required time frame for review.
*Prepare any other relevant weekly reporting ensuring reports are accurate and issued within the required time frame for review.
*Prepare annual budget figures for assigned line items in accordance with issued guidelines. Input to rolling reforecast and Budget as required.
*Explain variances to prior year and previous forecasts as required
*Complete detailed Balance Sheet Reconciliations
*Provide auditors with commentary on P&L movements and respond to queries as they arise
*Assist with the preparation of the year end stats as required
*Complete the year end process within the agreed timelines
*Ensure all company processes and procedures are followed
*Ensure an accurate procedure manual, for key management accounts processes, is kept up-to-date on an on-going basis
*Assist the management accounts team and financial controller in reviewing monthly P&Ls for all individual sites within the designated areas
*Assist with providing accurate and timely Monthly P&Ls and transaction listings to the designated Areas on a monthly basis. This includes writing commentaries explaining variances to budget, forecast and prior year.
*Provide accurate and timely P&L and monthly information on Payroll and postings from Capita.

The successful candidate will be a Qualified Accountant with excellent communication skills and a background working in large, fast-paced finance teams. This is a company who have an impressive track-record of developing their finance team so this would be a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious accountant looking to develop their career.

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