Management Accountant - Tech

Recruiter
The Consultancy Group
Location
London
Salary
50000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
16 Apr 2018
Closes
26 Apr 2018
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

The Consultancy Group are currently looking for a Qualified Management Accountant to join a Multi–National Tech business based in Central London on a Permanent Basis.

Reporting in to the Financial Controller this is a great opportunity for a Qualified Accountant to join a household name business.

Responsibilities:

  • Management and control of Head Office Overhead actuals.
  • Ensure the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering transactions.
  • Prepare monthly Central Overhead reports of actuals and commitments versus budget/forecast for all departments and review reports with budget holders and senior personnel.
  • Review monthly Overhead expenditure – including correction of posting errors.
  • Posting of accruals & prepayments and recharges
  • Prepare monthly Overhead "Flash" forecast including analysis versus budget/quarterly forecast
  • Manage the monthly project accounting for IT budgets.
  • Production of monthly Fixed Asset register. Including impairment and retirement
  • Expert approver of Assets
  • Perform Monthly depreciation run ensuring that there are no unexplainable differences
  • Manage monthly Balance Sheet report, and ensure all reconciliations are filed and signed.
  • Prepare month end reconciliations of accruals, prepayments, recharges and fixed assets.
  • Reconcile and post the monthly payroll for UK based companies
  • Produce a monthly reconciliation of payroll postings to payments made to employees, Pension Fund and HMRC
  • Prepare all recharges for month end prior to month end close and ensuring that the recharge account is reconciled fully on a monthly basis.
  • Review and approve Overhead Purchase Requisitions on behalf of Finance, ensuring accuracy and adherence to purchasing principles
  • Support Accounts Payable team with Overhead specific queries
  • Assist business users with SAP related issues
  • Provide GTO with relevant tax information with regards to overhead costs
  • Assist Internal audit, SOX audit and External audit teams with general ledger data requests and ensure all requested data is accurate and provided to requested timelines.
  • Complete National Statistics questionnaires to required timelines.
  • Support month end close and reporting pack and assist Financial Controller where necessary

Planning

  • Co–ordinate Central Overhead budget/forecast processes ensuring deadlines are communicated and templates are issued and collated in a timely manner.
  • Work closely with each department head/VP to review and amend cost centre forecasts and budgets
  • Attend regular budget and forecast meetings
  • Assist budget holders with preparation and presentation of annual overhead budgets
  • Upload budgets and forecasts into BPC and Business Warehouse
  • Ensure all Overhead Forecast and Budget guidelines are current and clear and in accordance with SIEE accounting policies, Sony policies & US GAAP.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 1 year post qualified proven financial accounting experience working within a large multinational organisation
  • Strong technical accounting skills – qualified ACCA/CIMA
  • Previous proven experience of managing a team
  • Previous proven experience of payroll reporting
  • Previous experience of project accounting and managing large project budgets.
  • Systems literate – with experience of SAP, Business Warehouse, BPC with an intermediate level of Excel competency
  • Ability to work within a time pressured environment
  • Strong time–management and organisational skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to lead and drive productive meetings
  • Experience of working closely with non–finance business stakeholders and ability to build effective working relationships across the organisation
  • Discreet and conscientious working attitude, as well as ability to use initiative
  • Accuracy and attention to detail to ensure accurate reporting.

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