Management Accountant

City of London, London
£35000 - £40000 per annum
20 Sep 2021
27 Sep 2021
John Salu
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

My Client is a leading Media company who are looking for a Management Accountant to work in the City of London on a permanent basis.

Client Details

My Client is a leading Media company based in the City of London who are looking for Management Accountants to join their commercial finance team. The role is reporting directly into the Finance managers, and will have loads of exposure to senior stakeholders within the business.


As a Management Accountant you will be a key member of our Finance team. The core responsibilities are:

  • Managing the preparation of timely month-end and yearly management accounts across two separate entities
  • Analysing product margins and overheads variances to budget
  • Providing a comprehensive commentary for Senior Management, which is insightful and details the why, as opposed to simply quoting the variances
  • Balance Sheet maintenance and control, including the posting of regular journals and pro-actively investigating reconciling items
  • Weekly review of revenue transactions provided by non-Finance departments to ensure accuracy of postings
  • Assisting in the production of a monthly sales reporting pack and commission calculations
  • Take ownership of the month-end process by suggesting process improvements and instilling financial discipline
  • Review and submission of quarterly VAT returns
  • Involvement in the production of the annual budgeting and ad-hoc forecasting
  • Partnering across the business and understanding the processes which other departments perform which impact on Finance


  • Finalist studying towards an accountancy qualification (ACA / ACCA / CIMA)
  • Good system skills (preferably with Sage 200, but not essential)
  • Intermediate in Excel (Vlookups, Pivot Tables & Formulae)
  • Ability to quickly build relationships within and outside of Finance
  • A focused individual with the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Experience of managing Finance projects and implementing process changes

Job Offer

  • £35,000 - £40,000
  • Study support
  • Bonuses
  • Private health-care

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