We are looking for an experienced Management Accountant for a 12 month maternity cover for an Entertainment business based in Central London. The main responsibility in this role will be the timely and accurate reporting of monthly management accounts to US Group External Financial Reporting Team.
We are looking for someone who is hands on and thrives within a Creative environment, someone who is passionate about numbers and being an integral part of a small finance team.
The role is offered on a hybrid basis with just 2-3 days in the office.
Please note this role is a maternity cover starting asap and is planned to end in February 2025.
Ensuring timely and accurate reporting of monthly management accounts
Booking of all journal entries and preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations
Preparing and presenting monthly numbers for Holding Companies to the US Corporate Accounting and External Financial Reporting team
Preparing and reviewing required quarterly deliverables including stat filings tracker, debt compliance and management representation letter
Manage statutory account preparation and filling process with external auditors and accounts preparation providers
Work closely with all Central Department heads for the preparation and submission of annual budgets
Create a zero based budget for corporate expenses.
Liase with other business units to incorporate information about GSA cost and recharges for budgeting purpose
Provide monthly updates to cashflow and cash forecasts with change driver analysis to the FP&A team
Review data, update assumptions when necessary and adjust for workforce changes.
Work closely with IT Corporate Systems department to identify and resolve any system errors, to provide detailed financial transaparency to the US team on workforce costs.
Preparing and recording of group consolidation journals as well as responsibility for the intercompany elimination process
Providing assistance to Line Manager at month and quarter end on review tasks associated with consolidation and reporting to US External Financial Reporting Team.
Other ad hoc queries such as but not limited to, management accounts, FP&A and regulatory reporting requirements.
Fully qualified or studying towards a professional qualification (ACCA/CIMA)
At least 5 years working within a Finance function including management accounting
A background within Media/Entertainment is highly desirable
Central Finance experience with broad skillset from management accounts to budgeting and forecasting
IT proficient with solid MS Excel skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Confident business partner and brand ambassador
Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds - we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent for every opportunity through a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.