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Management Accountant 6m FTC

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Management Accountant - Immediate Start Job Type: 6 months Fixed Term Contract Salary: £60,000 per annum Location: City of London Please only apply if you are immediately available to start a new role.

Our client is seeking a dedicated and experienced Management Accountant to join their dynamic finance team. The successful candidate will report directly to the Deputy Finance Director, carrying out various financial and management accounting tasks. This role promises an exciting opportunity to utilise your skills in a challenging yet rewarding environment.

What you'll do:

As a Management Accountant, you will play a pivotal role in maintaining accurate and timely management information for the Group. You will be responsible for preparing updated management expense forecasts on a quarterly basis and monitoring performance against budgets. Your role will also involve preparing reports for management as required and assisting in preparing monthly reconciliations. You will also assist in the preparation of some of the Group’s indirect tax returns within statutory deadlines. Your responsibilities will extend to ensuring that all expenditure on credit card statements is correctly supported and entered correctly on the Expenses system.

  • Maintain accurate and timely management information for the Group
  • Assist in preparing updated management expense forecasts on a quarterly basis
  • Monitor performance against budgets and forecasts with appropriate variance analysis
  • Prepare reports for management as required
  • Assist in preparing monthly reconciliations critical to the financial control of the underwriting, claims and expenses systems interface with the accounting system
  • Prepare required monthly balance sheet reconciliations in a timely manner after each month end
  • Assist in the preparation of some of the Group’s indirect tax returns such as US FET, UK VAT, Singapore GST and all IPT returns within statutory deadlines
  • Ensure that all expenditure on credit card statements is correctly supported and entered correctly on the Expenses system

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Management Accountant position will bring advanced Microsoft Excel skills, strong problem-solving abilities, and excellent analytical skills. You should have prior experience with budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis using Excel. Good report writing skills using Word and PowerPoint are essential, along with strong communication skills. A minimum of two years experience in management accounting is required, along with a degree in accounting or finance and/or a professional accountancy qualification.

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Prior experience of budgeting, forecasting and variance analysis (Excel based)
  • Good report writing skills (Word and PowerPoint)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in management accounting
  • Degree in accounting or finance and / or a professional accountancy qualification

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a prestigious group that values the contribution of every team member. They offer an inclusive and supportive work environment where everyone's ideas are valued. The company is committed to providing opportunities for professional growth and development, and they recognise the importance of work-life balance. This is reflected in their flexible hybrid working model, which allows employees to enjoy the best of both worlds - working from home and in their central London office.

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: CONTRACTOR

Specialism: Banking & Financial Services

Focus: Finance & Accounting

Industry: Insurance

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per annum

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Associate

Location: City of London

Job Reference: 4FWQXU-506CC89D

Date posted: 01 July 2024

Consultant: Emma Crossing

Phone number:

emma.crossing@robertwalters.com

Emma Crossing

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