Senior Management Accountant - Media

Job Title: Senior Management Accountant - Media
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH53397
Contact Name: Rachel Scott
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 20, 2016 18:09

Job Description

Handle Recruitment are excited to be working with a global FMCG company to find a ACCA/CIMA finalist or newly qualified Accountant to join their Head Office function in Central London. This is a fantastic opportunity for a personable individual to work within a great team, supervising a member of staff and building relationship across the business in a variety of areas.

The responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Management and control of Central Marketing and Head Office Overhead actuals
  • 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
  • Manage 1 direct report - overseeing the review of monthly Marketing expenditure, review Central Marketing postings, review analysis of Marketing Actual vs Flash, authorise Marketing recharges
  • Review monthly Central Marketing "Flash" forecast including analysis versus budget/quarterly forecast
  • Responsible for Fixed Asset register
  • Perform Monthly depreciation run
  • 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
  • Prepare a monthly head count reconciliation
  • Prepare all recharges for month end
  • Review and approve Overhead Purchase Requisitions on behalf of Finance, ensuring accuracy and adherence to purchasing principles
  • Support Accounts Payable team with Overhead and Marketing specific queries
  • Assist business users with SAP related issues
  • Support month end close and reporting pack and assist Financial Controller where necessary
  • Co-ordinate Central Overhead budget/forecast
  • Manage the co-ordination of the Central Marketing budgets/forecasts process
  • Work closely with each department head/VP to finalise and review cost centre budgets
  • Attend regular budget and forecast meetings

To be considered for this role, we are looking for:

  • Previous proven Financial Accounting experience working within an international dynamic FMCG or Media environment
  • Finalist or newly qualified ACCA/CIMA
  • Previous experience of successfully managing a team
  • Systems literate - with experience of SAP(ESSENTIAL) with a confident level of Microsoft Excel
  • Experience of working closely with non-finance business stakeholders and ability to build effective working relationships across the organisation

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 unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.