Management Accountant, Investment Management

London, England, United Kingdom
GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum
26 Oct 2018
01 Nov 2018
Contract type
Full time

Our client is a well established and successful city based investment manager. An experienced accountant is sought for the next 9 months in a broad role covering all aspects of management, financial and statutory accounting. You will very likely be a latter stage accounting studier (or equivalent) or a newly qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) or equivalent.

The Role:

  • All aspects of internal management accounts including invoice posting, bank reconciliation of general ledger accounts, credit cards and monthly bank statements, research and correcting any discrepancies in a "multi-currency" environment
  • Preparation of management accounts pack in Excel format
  • Ensuring completeness ad accuracy of Company ledgers
  • Responsibility for month-end closing procedures and providing all required information on a timely basis for both domestic and international entities
  • Primary point of contact for the year end audit both in terms of preparing the required information and liaising with the auditors during the audit itself.
  • Assisting with international VAT, GST and FBT returns ensuring no deadlines are missed
  • Providing joint venture partners with information based on revenues
  • Conducting analysis of a general ledger and providing feedback on a regular basis
  • Challenging gaps or errors in the ledger
  • General administration support, collection and verifying data
  • Ad hoc reconciliation


  • You will have a requisite level of management accounting experience and likely be a latter stage studier or a newly qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Your experience will have ideally be gained in a small to mid-size financial services business
  • You could also come from an accounting firm, though a Big 4 background is not required for this role
  • You will be able to work as part of a small team, so will have well developed communication skills
  • Given the contract nature of this role, you will very likely be immediately available or available at short notice

The Opportunity:

  • Able to commence a role immediately
  • Likelihood of a permanent role after the initial 9 month contract
  • To take on a very broad role, thus enhancing your overall skills

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