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Management Accountant, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire

Job Title: Management Accountant, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Industry:
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: JM060220REE_1581012533
Contact Name: Jason Mitchell
Contact Email: jason.mitchell@vitaefr.com
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Vitae is recruiting for an Management Accountant to a multi-national, fast-growing organisation based in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire. The ideal candidate will be highly personable, with experience of working within a large organisation.

The Responsibilities:
* Carry out month end activities:
* Journal preparation, review and posting.
* Review variances and provide commentary for the site and business unit level monthly activity.
* Understand and oversee monthly revenue recognition, including preparation and posting of deferred and accrued revenue.
* Liaise with Business Development leads to ensure understanding of contracts and appropriate revenue recognition.
* Work in Progress accounting in software and Excel based reporting.
* Account and report site costs in liaison with Facilities Management team.
* Assist in finance related aspect of sub-lease, working with tenant and external accounting firms to set up effective recharge methodology and maintaining records to support recharges.
* Manage capital expenditure, tracking and reviewing project spend.
* Assist with annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting activities on revenue and costs.
* Actively support the auditing process through the location and provision of accounts, supporting schedules and other documents and files as required.
* Provide cover for Sale Order Processing and understand the project contracts to ensure correct accounting treatment is applied. Additionally, gather information on a monthly basis to support audit requests.
* Understand the inter-company projects and work with counterparts around the world to share required information on projects.
* Offer cover for initiation of invoice requests to Finance AR, to raise and send invoices to clients, as well as cover for Capital investment projects set up

Essential Requirements:
* Proven experience in a Management Accountant role, minimum of 3 years.
* ERP Systems knowledge
* Good understanding of accounting requirements for service business.
* Excellent Excel skills, as well as general IT knowledge.
* Highly organised and able to deal with large amounts of data with meticulous attention to detail.
* Able to prioritise conflicting deadlines, be flexible and adaptable to the needs of the business.
* Strong interpersonal, written and communication skills with the ability to explain finance to a non-financial person at all levels within a large organisation.
* Capable to work on own initiative, foresee problems and implement solutions quickly.
* Team player with an innate desire to exceed expectation, with a strong desire to effect change.

Desirable Requirements:
* Recognised accounting qualification, e.g. CIMA, ACCA.
* Proven knowledge of Access Dimensions accounting software.
* Experience with budgeting and forecasting.