Management Accountant - Tech

The Consultancy Group
50000.00 GBP Annual
16 Apr 2018
26 Apr 2018
Contract type
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.


  • 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


  • 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.


  • 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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