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Assistant Management Accountant

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22 Sep 2021

Assistant Management Accountant


Central London

My client is a media company and are looking for an Assistant Management Accountant to join the team.

Duties Include:

  • Timely monthly completion of the company management accounts with responsibility for accurate revenue and cost recognition.
  • Maintain revenue contracts and analyse variances to budget by providing summarised information for management decision making purposes.
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate cost reports in order to track and understand actual costs versus budget and revised forecast.
  • Attend meetings with budget holders to ensure effective two-way communication regarding budgets and forecasts.
  • Ensure budget holders are fully informed of their progress against budget and revised forecast including delivery of the relevant revenue and cost reports.
  • Responsible for running and checking the Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Trial Balance each month in order to ensure all figures balance and are accurate.
  • Completion of owned balance sheet reconciliations and schedules ensuring any variances are fully investigated and adjustments made accordingly.
  • Proactively work to embed new Workday Finance system processes and recommend improvements to minimise manual workarounds.
  • Preparation of the Financial schedules for Board and Finance Committee meetings.
  • Play a part in the interim & main statutory audit by preparing schedules and reconciliations and answering auditor queries.
  • To work positively and communicate professionally across the team in order to make an effective contribution to team tasks and team spirit.
  • To proactively manage personal development, in order to increase performance levels and provide opportunities for career development.
  • To carry out any other duties as required.


  • Studying towards a recognised accounting qualification (CIMA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 12 - 18 months experience in a finance department, preferably management accounts.
  • A high level of computer literacy - needs to be a proficient user of financial systems & competent in the Microsoft Office suite - including Excel and Outlook.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Confident dealing with and presenting to colleagues of all levels and non-financial backgrounds.
  • Strong numerical Analysis and Reconciliation skills
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  • Job Reference: 379179392-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Halliday Marx
    Halliday Marx
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £27,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent