Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3742125_1581965876
Contact Name: Lorna Wilson
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 17, 2020 18:58

Job Description

My client Is a global US owned media company based in Central London. Over the last ten years they have grown to be one of the largest digital companies globally with entities in over 80 countries. They are looking to appoint a Management Accountant, who will work closely with the rest of the finance team within this dynamic and growing online business, with exposure to all areas of the accounting and control function. Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will be involved in everything from day to day double entry on the general ledger and financial admin, to assisting external auditors, and working with the business teams on budget control and cost tracking. Key deliverables include:

  • month end close tasks such as preparing and posting cost accruals, preparing and posting journals, reviewing journals prepared by junior team members, preparing balance sheet reconciliations and resolving reconciling differences
  • assist Financial Controller with VAT/indirect tax reporting and payments
  • assist team with regular reporting to the business as well as resolution of queries from our parent company
  • assist team with monthly and quarterly royalty processing activities, including liaising with US royalties team to resolve queries on tax interviews
  • ongoing and newly identified project work, including to streamline and automate processes

We are ideally looking for an experienced accountant, who has worked in a fast-paced high growth e-commerce/retail sector. You will need to be proactive, flexible and able to adapt your approach to your work, and willing to take on project specific and ad hoc tasks as required. You will be a quick learner, and will assume responsibility for many day to day accounting and reporting matters.

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