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Management Accountant

Application Reference Number: 0281
Function: Finance
Location: Battersea, London
Position Type: Permanent
Application End Date: 05/03/2021
Job Purpose: To provide accurate reporting and management of company accounts.


Responsibilities and Accountabilities: 

  • Preparing the monthly management accounts, including profit and loss reports and balance sheet
  • Producing the monthly Board packs and System Review packs
  • Preparing weekly, bi-weekly and monthly reports - highlighting, investigating and reporting on variances
  • Undertaking other projects and analysis on an ad hoc basis
  • Preparing WIP, Debtors and Creditors reconciliations
  • Producing and review monthly project cost reconciliations
  • Reviewing other bespoke reconciliations
  • Key team contributor for the preparation of the annual budget
  • Assisting in Divisional and Group level reporting & queries
  • Preparing financial and regulatory information for internal and external audit purposes
  • Ensuring correct coding across all ledger codes
  • Reviewing tax (VAT & CIS) reconciliations for appropriate accounts
  • Maintaining site debtors and credit control where necessary
  • Reviewing and posting journals
  • Reviewing bank reconciliations
  • Preparing monthly workbook to calculate the Sales agents' commissions payable and quarterly calculations for the Sales agents' commission rates
  • Processing the legal completions and associated journal postings each month
  • Review of lease documents and completion statements prior to completion of properties
  • Review of internal weekly sales & progression reporting
  • Management of Junior members of the Management Accounts team
  • To prepare monthly VAT returns and associated workings and maintain and review inter company balances and investigate any variations

 Technical Competencies: 

  • Strong Excel skills
  • Understanding of finance processes
  • Familiar with accounting software preferable, but not essential
  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified (Management Accountant role)

Person Specification:

  • Proactive, self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook
  • Exceptionally well organised & deadline driven
  • Desire to continuously improve and take pride in all forms of reporting
  • Keen to deliver exceptional customer service
  • An effective manager and mentor to junior staff
  • Flexible and reliable
  • Credible and comfortable in dealing with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Reliable, tolerant and determined
  • Team player 

Please note our standard working hours are 8am until 5:30pm Monday to Friday. 


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