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Management Accountant - £30,000 - £35,000

Job Title: Management Accountant - £30,000 - £35,000
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West London
Industry:
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Start Date: ASAP
REF: Management Accountant
Contact Name: Sean Smith
Contact Email: sean@crowleycox.co.uk
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Iconic sporting membership organisation are recruiting a management accountant to join their finance team reporting into the financial controller. They offer excellent benefits including study support, flexible working hours and modern offices. Ideally you will have an interest in sport or have played sport at a high level and planning to become a qualified accountant in the future.

Job Purpose:

The Management Accountant reports to the Financial Controller as part of the Finance Team. The purpose of the role is to report timely and accurate financial information to support financial management needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Review financial management information, investigate variances and correct any errors, highlighting issues to management
  • Produce and reconcile project/event/grant funding income and expenditure reports, comparing to budgets and forecasts and alerting management to significant variances
  • Support management in the development of management information systems for the organisation
  • Support management in the implementation of financial controls to ensure security of organisation’s assets
  • Maintain the Fixed Asset Register and accurately record capital assets and depreciation
  • Regularly reconcile all other balance sheet accounts, highlighting issues and concerns to management
  • Reconcile bank balances, including foreign currencies, on a timely basis and monitor working capital requirements by producing cash flow forecasts
  • Prepare monthly accounting journals to ensure financial information accurately reflects accounting standards including accrual and prepayment adjustments
  • Assist management with year-end activities including preparing the Trial Balance and liaising with external auditors
  • Support management with the preparation and calculation of VAT returns and other government returns
  • Oversee weekly BACS payment runs to suppliers and member clubs and competitions;
  • Review debtor and creditor ledgers, investigating any issues and discrepancies to support the credit control of debtors

Person Specification

Essential:

  • Part qualified accountant or similarly qualified by experience
  • Recent experience of working in a similar position
  • Proven experience of excellent time management and the ability to work to tight deadlines without compromising the standard of work
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Advanced IT skills and knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Proven experience of building excellent working relationships with non-financial members of the organisation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Capability to work both alone and closely with a team

Desirable:

  • Experience in Microsoft GP Dynamics
  • Understanding of sport sector or not for profit organisations

Salary £30,000 to £35,000 plus excellent benefits

 

If you are interested - please send your CV through to sean@crowleycox.co. uk or give me a call on 020 8246 4877.