Management Accountant

Posted 13 March by Armstrong Knight Easy Apply Featured Ending soon

My client is seeking a Management Accountant to aid managerial planning and commercial decision making tasks by providing appropriate financial information and analysis. As Management Accountant you will drive efficiency & value for money throughout the practice whilst managing a small team of Assistant Accountants and Bookkeepers.

They are a small but fast growing Bookkeeping and Accountancy practice with ambitious plans based in South West London. They provide a superb environment for accounting professionals looking to progress in their careers.

They have strong relationships with their clients and work in a very friendly small Shared office. They are consistently winning new work, and expanding the business, therefore a focus on client service is essential.

My client currently provide General Accounting and tax services, main client industries are Media Production, Manufacturing, Retail among others. Client type range from Self-employed, SMEs and Micro Entities.

Main Duties and responsibilities:

  • Co-managing the Practice alongside the Current Managing Director, implementing team and business targets and monitoring the same.
  • You will take on the management and supervising a small client sized portfolio, with a team of professional support staff around you to deliver.
  • Development, implementation & delivery of management reporting to, Management and SMEs and corporate Clients, including but not limited to weekly KPI’s, monthly Board Pack, monthly Client P&L's
  • Provide advice to budget clients relating to financial matters in their businesses
  • Co-managing the Practice alongside the Current Managing Director, implementing team and business targets and monitoring the same.
  • Complete monthly balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Assist in production of budget and forecast for the business and Managed Clients
  • Support working capital and CAPEX/investment management
  • Implement Procedures and recommend on improvements to financial and accounting systems, controls and processes, both internally and externally
  • Evaluate performance using financial data and identify opportunities for business improvement
  • Assist on any external audit processes, provide accompanying schedules and working papers along with liaison and various other information requirements
  • Develop effective decision support for Directors and Clients in relation to investment and all other commercial matters, including post-implementation evaluation
  • To have a focus on Business Development, seeking potential opportunities to secure future clients for the practice.
  • The practice is expanding therefore presents a superb career opportunity for practice professionals looking to progress in their accounting careers as there will be potential for progression in the role to Partner level
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties as requested from time to time
  • To travel to client sites as required

Requirements:
Accounting qualification (preferably CIMA, ACA or ACCA).
At least 5 years’ experience as management / financial accountant or similar role.
Significant experience within a Practice with track proven record
Working knowledge of Xero, Quickbooks, TaxCalc, Media Production accounting highly desirable
Advanced user of Microsoft Office
Excellent organisational skills and ability to consistently hit deadlines
Good numerical, written and analytical skills
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to train and coach others
Ability to follow processes
Commercially focussed

If you are interested in the above position please send your CV to Georgia at Armstrong Knight.

Reference: 34670982

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