Management Accountant

  • Location:

    City of London, London

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum + Additional Benefits

  • Contact:

    Matthew Stent

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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A leading, global media business are looking for a proactive and outgoing Management Accountant to join the team on a 12 months fixed term basis.

The Management Accountant with be responsible for the preparation of accurate and timely management accounts on a monthly basis and the management of day to day queries from the wider business, as well as full function budgeting and forecasting with liaison through various internal stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Review assigned P&Ls on a monthly basis
  • Provide written commentaries to Management on variances to budget, forecast and prior year regarding any anomalies each month
  • Maintaining excellent relations with senior management, acting as the main finance point of contact, responding effectively to reporting or ad hoc technical queries and resolving any issues
  • Prepare the weekly KPI & monthly Flash reports, ensuring accuracy, and issue within the required time frame for review.

Key Requirements:

  • Able to demonstrate examples of proactively engaging, guiding, supporting and recommending solutions to improve profit performance, the transparency of performance and key processes
  • Extensive knowledge working with Excel
  • Experience of producing variance analysis and commentary
  • Experience of accounting for work in progress; preferably within a media environment

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