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Management Accountant

Management Accountant

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £300 - £350 per day

  • Contact:

    Lucy Drummond

  • Contact email:

    lucyd@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000008802_1608147002

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    2 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-01-15

  • Startdate:

    04/01/2021

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Our client is a fast-growing Fin-Tech organisation based in North West London.

They are looking to recruit a high calibre Interim Management Accountant for an initial 3-month contract. This role will be starting on 4th January and supporting the Head of Management Accounts with the month end processes. As it is a busy period for them, they have kept the office open.

As Management Accountant will be looking to take ownership of the manage the finance team; duties will include but not limited to:

  • Prepare month-end journals for all fixed costs including managing the prepayment and accrual movements and schedules.
  • Business partnering with Commercial Finance and the stakeholders in the business for forecast vs actual results.
  • Support junior staff members and cross-team knowledge including assisting with AP coding queries.
  • Fixed cost forecasting both people and non people costs, as well as capex. Analyse the actuals to help drive strong working assumptions to help produce forecasts for all fixed costs lines as well as capex.
  • Review and partner with HR/payroll on monthly payroll in both UK and Ireland for over 400+ employees including relevant payments and submissions.
  • Manage the process for capitalisation of Development costs and Development cost information required for the annual R&D tax credit
  • Manage the fixed asset register and associated month-end processes.
  • Prepare monthly schedules to compliment the reporting pack - highlighting, investigating and reporting on variances.
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations for fixed assets, payroll accounts and other accounts that fall as part of management reporting.
  • Assist the set up of departmental reporting, and partnering within departmental stakeholders on a regular basis.
  • Prepare external reporting including UK & Ireland VAT returns, Intrastat and Office of National Statistics reports.
  • Undertake other projects and analysis on an ad hoc basis.

The successful candidate will be Big 4 (or from top10 accountancy practice) trained and have at least one role in industry and have experience of operating in a fast-paced environment. You will be comfortable communicating with the C-Suite level and working to tight deadlines.