Management Accountant

Posted 30 March by Magpie Recruitment Easy Apply

Our client one of the worlds largest marketing companies are seeking a Part Qualified Management Accountant to join their team.

The individual would be part of a large finance team of 18, servicing 4 agencies.

The ideal candidate would have studied a finance/accountancy related degree at University and be part-qualified in a relevant professional qualification (CIMA or ACCA). This is a fast-paced and challenging role, which requires an individual who has a good grounding in management accounts, and the drive and energy to achieve our Group reporting deadlines. The ideal candidate would have experience within the advertising/media sector and be used to communicating with non-financial people at all levels.

This is a large Group with over 400 employees and there is plenty of scope for the role and individual to develop further.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of journals for intercompany recharges for shared costs cross charged to/from other Publicis agencies on monthly basis (group staff, rent, shared space etc.)
  • Monthly and YTD Income Statement review and analysis
  • Accruals and Prepayment; review of full P&L for monthly expenditure incurred; identify areas of expected costs, preparation of month-end journals
  • Reversing prior month end journals, setting up new files for the month (Income statement, forecast file etc..)
  • Review Accounts Payable ledger; reconciliation employee balances and aging; identifying cause of debit balances and take relevant action to correct
  • Preparing and presenting freelance accruals to FM for month end reporting; weekly download of P&L, review freelance account and update freelance schedule
  • Preparing the WIP Aging report for month end reporting on WD1 or WD2 ; WIP credits, WIP Aging, Open billable PO aging
  • Assisting Finance Manager with journal postings where required
  • Assisting with preparation of Reporting month-end pack
  • Responsible for the compilation of the month end reporting folder

Budgeting / Forecasting

  • Update forecast files with monthly actuals to assist the Finance Manager
  • Monthly review of overheads to identify key costs expected based on historic trends and understanding of business needs

Reference: 34234954

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