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Management Accountant

Job Title: Management Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
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Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 10/09/2018
Reference: 13951681/001_1536597986
Contact Name: James Skeath
Contact Email: jamesskeath@michaelpage.com
Job Published: September 10, 2018 17:46

Job Description

As a Management Accountant you will be responsible for ensuring monthly management accounts are put together as well as work closely with the treasury team on any ad-hoc projects.

Client Details

My client is a very influential transport & logistics business that accounts for a significant portion of the UK's sea trade. They offer fantastic scope for career progression and offer the opportunity for employees to get involved in multiple areas of the business.

Description

  • Liaise with Group Treasurer and Treasury Analyst to ensure the accurate and timely recording of all financial transactions (investments, debt, swaps and FX)

  • Produce the monthly management accounts and annual statutory accounting returns for the Financing Companies managed from Head Office

  • Act as cover for treasury analyst for dealing activities.

  • Manage the accounting transition for the Financing Companies from SUN to SAP

  • Calculate and post the monthly balance sheet consolidation adjustments at all consolidation levels.

  • Get involved with monthly accounting tasks for the Head Office finance team

  • Review the intercompany balances to ensure there are no imbalances.

  • Calculate and post the fair value consolidation adjustments for PPE.

  • Liaise with the Tax Manager to obtain and subsequent posting of monthly tax charges.

  • Be involved with monthly production of the sections of the Board Report relating to Balance Sheet, Cash-flow and Capital Expenditure in line with the agreed timetable.

  • Produce commentary on the variances to budget and, when applicable forecast, for the Balance Sheet, Cash-flow and Capital Expenditure.

  • Maintain the capital expenditure submission templates for month end reporting and budgeting process.

  • Calculate, review and post of-half year and year-end intercompany eliminations at all consolidation levels.

  • Prepare and post of half-year and year-end tax journals.

  • Get Involved in half-year and year-end statutory reporting processes, particularly relating to Treasury related matters.

  • Ad hoc tasks and queries from regional and head office managers.

Profile

Essential:

  • Qualified accountant with 4 years+ PQE
  • Able to demonstrate a results focussed attitude and the ability to manage their own time to ensure that deadlines are met while maintaining the necessary quality of output.
  • Skilled user of Excel and other Microsoft Office products.
  • Able to demonstrate experience of the preparation of management reports to provide useful management information and commentary.
  • Able to demonstrate the ability to solve problems with pragmatic solutions.
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of simple derivative financial instruments and accounting for them.
  • Able to demonstrate experience of the review and analysis of complex balance sheets and cash flow statements and an understanding of the drivers of the variances.
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of capital expenditure reporting and the key drivers of the variances.
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of consolidation adjustments, how they arise and what their impact is.

Ideal:

  • Skilled user of SUN and Q&A or SAP and BPC.
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of the balance impact of financial instruments and derivatives.

Job Offer

A highly competitive package is on offer