Management Accountant

Location London
Discipline: Finance & Strategy
Job type: Permanent
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Job ref: J4818
Published: 26 days ago
New opportunity with a specialist insurance provider, pioneer in emerging risk and market leader in cyber. This role offers a rare but fantastic opportunity to join a small, highly-effective Finance function and obtain a real breadth of experience in a highly profitable fast-growing environment. This role will be of interest to candidates who have a strong desire to pursue a career within PE backed organisations. As a result of strong organic growth and recent overseas acquisitions the company is seeking to appoint a Management Accountant to join their rapidly growing Finance team. You will be responsible for the production of management accounts for various group companies, including P&L variance analysis, balance sheet reconciliations and cash flow reports, as well as assisting the Senior Management Accountant with group financial reporting. You will have a key position in developing and maintaining strong internal controls and will report directly to the Senior Management Accountant. Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities • Preparation of management accounts for group companies to agreed timescales, including variance commentary • Maintenance of various balance sheet reconciliations to agreed timescales (prepayments, accruals, fixed assets, capitalised IT development, intercompany reconciliations, etc.) • Preparation of departmental P&Ls for support function heads, including holding quarterly review meetings • Assist with the production of statutory accounts for group companies • Assisting with the Group corporation tax and VAT returns • Assist with internal, interim and year end audits • Development and documentation of internal controls and processes • Manage intercompany settlements between group companies • Support in the preparation of annual financial budgets and forecasts • Production of various ad hoc analyses for decision support To be successful in this role, you will need to be/have: • Newly qualified accountant (ACCA, ACA or CIMA) • Proficient in Excel (VLOOKUP’s, IF, SUMIFS and use of pivot tables) • Ability to identify accounting control improvements and be self-motivated • Experience of working within the insurance sector or financial services industry an advantage, although not a requirement • Must be comfortable working as part of a small team within a rapidly growing and developing company • Exposure to a multi-currency environment • Experience of NetSuite accounting software and SAP Concur desirable