Cedar is currently partnered with a global, PE-Backed, Media Business to secure an Interim Senior Management Accountant based in Camden. The role is a 12-month Fixed Term contract, paying a salary of £70,000 to £75,000.
Established in the 2010s, this company, headquartered in London, specialises in creating and distributing educational content. It's recognised as a major player in the digital entertainment industry with popular titles available in multiple languages across global platforms.
As the Interim Senior Management Accountant, you will cover:
- Month-End Reporting: Ensuring the accurate and timely completion of month-end reporting, including in-depth analysis of variances compared to budgetary expectations.
- Consolidation: Taking charge of the preparation of the monthly group consolidation, providing a comprehensive financial snapshot.
- Journal Entries: Reviewing and posting accruals, prepayments, and general journal entries, ensuring meticulous attention to detail.
- Balance Sheet Reconciliations: Managing and reviewing Balance Sheet reconciliations within established timelines, guaranteeing adherence to financial controls.
- Expense Allocation: Overseeing the proper coding and allocation of costs and capex across GL accounts and departments.
- Fixed Asset Register: Maintaining the integrity and completeness of the Fixed Asset Register.
- Tax Compliance: Collaborating with internal teams and external advisors to facilitate timely filing of tax computations, statutory accounts, and indirect taxes, particularly for foreign subsidiaries.
- Ad Hoc Reporting: Generating ad Hoc reports and analyses tailored to meet specific business requirements.
- Financial Standards: Ensuring consistency and compliance with accounting policies, controls, and procedures across the organisation, actively participating in their review and enhancement.
- Process Improvement: Identifying opportunities to enhance systems and procedures for maintaining a reliable and consistent reporting and control environment.
- Mentoring: Assisting in the training and mentorship of junior and new finance team members, contributing to their growth and development.
- Statutory Accounts: Reviewing statutory accounts and related notes prepared under UK/USGAAP, providing constructive feedback, and facilitating necessary amendments.
- New Entity on-boarding: Supporting the on-boarding process for new entities, including monthly reporting, cost identification, and collaboration with functional departments at both entity and group levels to ensure comprehensive information capture.
- ACA/ACCA/CIMAqualification or equivalent is a requirement.
- A minimum of three years of post-qualification experience is mandatory.
- Demonstrated experience in a fast-growth business environment with the ability to prioritise tasks in a dynamic setting.
- Proficiency in working with professionals at all organisational levels, from junior staff to senior management.
- Strong interpersonal skills and a team-oriented mindset, contributing positively to company values and team culture.
- Proactive, hands-on approach with meticulous attention to detail.
- Advanced Excel skills are essential.
- Strong written and verbal communication abilities.
- Experience with Netsuite would be a valuable asset.
- Experience in the media industry is desirable.
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Compensation & Benefits
As well as the salary of £70,000 - £75,000, this contract role as Interim Senior Management Accountant, offers the chance to join a dynamic, and rapidly expanding business, with exposure to some of the best industry minds in their market.
They are a highly collaborative, collegiate environment, that rewards success.