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Management Accountant - 12 Month FTC

  • £50k - £65k
  • Cobb & Jones Recruitment
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Management Accountant – 12 month FTC | Kent/Fully remote Working | £50k - £65k DOE

This business is in the process of migrating all financial transaction processing, general ledger activity from legacy systems onto the group platform and are looking for support to cover the existing BAU activities as well as the transition from outsourced finance support to in housing ahead of the system migration.

Reporting to the Head of Finance and working closely with the existing team, this role suits a traditional financial accountant used to the demands of a fast paced corporate. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of successful month end close to tight deadlines working with multiple internal and external stakeholders across multiple geographies and business units as well as identifying and implementing process and control improvements.

• Preparation of monthly management accounts (in both IFRS and US GAAP) and costings information, ensuring the accuracy and integrity of data reported working with internal and external stakeholders across multiple European countries

• Preparation of annual budgets for each of the respective Business Units collaborating with Operational and Functional leaders

• Preparation and analysis of monthly financial MI and KPIs

• Assist the preparation of the annual statutory accounts and hosting the annual audit for Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and Luxembourg entities

• Treasury management including either set up of payments and inter-company cash transfers as well as liaising with relationship managers of the various banking providers

• Suggesting and evaluating improvements in processes, to improve both speed and accuracy of data delivery from external service providers and operations across Spain, Portugal and Italy

• Carry out reconciliations of Balance Sheet accounts as required each month including real estate stock movements

• Carry out the analysis of Profit & Loss Accounts as required each month

• Provide cover and support within the Accounts team

• Support company projects such as the transfer of outsourced finance processes to an offshore internal finance team and the migration to Workday Financials

Knowledge & Experience

• Qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA or ACCA) with at least 2 years post qualification experience

• High Excel literacy to advanced formula level

• Highly analytical with a good eye for detail

• Ability to develop current processes, identifying and implementing improvements

• Financial Services background would be beneficial as would experience of a regulated fast paced working environment

• Basic Spanish and/or Italian language knowledge would be ideal but not essential

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  • Posted on: 19/11/2021 12:11