Interim Senior Accounting Manager

Job Title: Interim Senior Accounting Manager
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: West End, London
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH75682
Contact Name: Edward Cardona
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 19, 2019 16:03

Job Description

Handle are currently working with an instantly recognisable, blue chip entertainment business who are looking for a Senior Accounting Manager to join their busy team on an interim basis. This is a very broad role which has a healthy mix of reporting, technical accounting and planning. SAP is widely used throughout the business and it is essential that this person has strong knowledge of this system.

Key responsibilities include

  • Monthly analysis of overhead costs and preparation of variance reports
  • Take ownership of all Head Office overhead actuals
  • Prepare monthly overhead forecasts with detailed analysis vs budget/quarterly forecast
  • Assist with project accounting for IT budgets
  • Work closely with the Financial Controller to ensure that the month end close and reporting packs are produced, timely and accurately
  • Prepare month end reconciliations of accruals, prepayments, recharges and fixed assets
  • Reconciliation of key monthly balance sheet accounts
  • Attend monthly budget and forecast meetings

Candidate requirements

  • Qualified Accounting with a minimum of 1 years post qualified experience (ACCA/CIMA/ACA or international equivalent)
  • SAP experience is essential
  • Proven experience of managing a team
  • Experience of working closely with non-finance business stakeholders and ability to build effective working relationships across the organisation
  • Ability to lead and drive productive meetings
  • Excellent communication skills (both written & verbal)
  • Ability to work within a time pressured environment
  • Strong Excel skills with the ability to produce monthly reports
  • Be immediately available or have a maximum of a one week notice period

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.