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Management Accountant

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Lisa Wilson
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: 08/03/2023
  • Expiry Date: 07 April 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000012421_1678275987

Management Accountant (PQ)

£40,000 - £45,000 (dependent on relevant experience)

Excellent benefits + partial study support

London based.

Hybrid role (3 days per week in the office)

Recruitment Agency

We have partnered with a highly successful and fast-growing recruitment business who are looking for an ambitious and energetic PQ Management Accountant to join their dynamic team.

This position is a newly created role due to company growth, so a great opportunity for the successful candidate to make a positive impact and make the role their own.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 -3 years' experience within Management Accounts/Assistant Management Accounts with a background working within either recruitment or professional services.



  • Preparation of management accounts for all entities to deadlines
  • Draft OPEX for review and to ensure appropriate descriptions/cost centre/splits
  • Assist with drafting of group consolidation
  • Profitability and contribution reporting by team/region

Month End:

  • Month end revenue review / reconciliation
  • Record employee payroll and pension journals and ensure salary control account is reconciled
  • Raise management recharges across entities
  • Commission & bonus workings for approval and posting to accounting system
  • Review and upload of trial balances from outsourced accountants where applicable (e.g. certain overseas entities)
  • Reconciling any differences as identified on BS and PL accounts

Balance sheet:

  • Maintain balance sheet reconciliations for all entities, ensuring all items at month end are reconciled
  • Reconcile intercompany transactions and balances
  • FX review and revaluations of balance sheets


  • Invoice discounting facility reconciliation for submission to bank
  • Preparation of HMRC returns for review including, VAT, Intermediaries, P11D/PSA and other statutory returns required
  • Assist with audits as required (bank, auditors)

Person Specification:


  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Highly organised, with ability to meet tight deadlines and operate in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good excel skills (Vlookup, Sumif, Pivot tables etc.)
  • Strong interest and ability with systems and technology
  • Continuous improvement mindset (processes, reporting etc.)
  • Able to collaborate and engage with sales teams and non-finance colleagues
  • ACA, ACCA, CIMA finalist


  • VAT returns, P11D/PSA, Intermediaries and other statutory returns
  • Invoice discounting experience
  • Experience working in a business with international operations/entities.
  • Projects & systems implementation experience (desirable)

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.