Management Accountant

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    City of London, London

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    Elizabeth Drewry

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    7 months ago

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I am supporting a multi-channel Retailer in their search for a Management Accountant. The company are at an exciting stage, with an already successful brick and mortar presence and a growing online presence, they are looking to expand and scale further this year - hence need to expand the finance team for extra support! This a fantastic opportunity to play an important role as a Management Accountant reporting to the Financial Controller.

  • Preparing the monthly management accounts pack and commentary, including preparation of reports.
  • Communication with key department heads to track actual spend to achieve cost control, while working closely with the FP&A team providing data and feedback for the forecasting process
  • Ensure all relevant costs are identified and allocated appropriately to provide a view of underlying profitability
  • Assisting in the year end audit process, including preparation and review of the financial statements
  • Ensure balance sheet reconciliations are completed for all nominal codes on a monthly basis with the relevant supporting documentation
  • Reviewing financial systems and processes in order to identify improvements in those processes for more effective Financial Control in all aspects of the business.
  • Prepare and analyse performance across the different operations including a review of the gross margin, direct costs and any central overheads
  • Calculating and posting month end accruals, prepayments and other monthly journals
  • Prepare balance sheet and control account reconciliations
  • Maintenance of the Fixed Asset Register
  • The role will also provide holiday cover for the Sales Ledger Manager

In terms of you…

  • Qualified accountant (ACCA or equivalent)
  • Previous experience in preparing management accounts including managing large amounts of data.
  • Exposure to preparing accruals, prepayments and other adjusting entries / journals
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Collaborative team player spirit who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Has the gravitas to liaise with people of all seniority.
  • Good proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Previous experience working within retail is desired - a passion for the industry is essential!