Role details

Management Accountant

South East London   •   £18 - £25 per hour (£37,437 - £51,996)   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Management Accountant
  • Management Accountant south east London

About Our Client

My client is an international consultancy offering strategic transport planning advice, and provides technical excellence and expertise across all modes of town planning.

The Company is employee owned and has set out to create, through their Mission & Principles and the Voting Trust arrangements, an exceptional standard of behaviours, transparency and scrutiny in the Company. The purpose of this is to enhance the Company's performance, its ability to provide outstanding service to clients across the globe, to be a desirable place to work and to be a good citizen in the communities in which it works. The Voting Trust is governed by its trustees, whose duties include monitoring and reporting on the compliance of the Company and the Board of Directors with the Mission & Principles.

There are 15 offices worldwide in 12 countries with a total of around 370 staff.

Job Description

Responsibilities will include:

It is envisaged that, as a minimum, the Management Accountant will be responsible for:

  • Preparation of monthly group management packs in line with the set deadlines
  • Assist in Flash reporting
  • Production of UK month end balance sheet reconciliation file with production of back up schedules
  • Produce and enter journals for UK monthly and temp payroll and payroll related items
  • Produce and enter journals for other balance sheet accounts, for example, employee benefit accounts, prepayments and accruals
  • Complete imports/ exports journal and working capital charge
  • Production and review of weekly UK cash flow forecast, and management of all UK bank account reconciliations.
  • Corporate budget review and quarterly review meetings with Corporate heads
  • Work with UK Accountant to prepare and issue monthly management accounts
  • Preparation of UK VAT and relevant National Statistics returns
  • Accounting entries for fixed assets and depreciation plus management and completion of annual fixed asset audit
  • Maintain records of employee share transactions and complete filings and compliance requirements
  • Support of Accounts Payable
  • Assist the UK Accountant in the UK year-end audit process
  • Assist in production of annual statutory accounts and notes
  • Assist the UK Accountant with Managing the financial and tax position and meet all internal and external deadlines
  • Provide financial support and timely financial data and reports to the UK business as required
  • Monitor UK cash position
  • Support and drive a culture of continuous development
  • Support corporate cost management and review in the UK business
  • Manage fixed asset and related processes

The Successful Applicant

Main Duties

[1] Responsible for preparation of month end reporting and balance sheet reconciliations

[2] Recording of share transactions, maintenance of share register and associated filings and compliance

[3] Preparation and submission of VAT returns


Commensurate with experience



Education & Training

  • Numerate first degree with a 2.1 or above
  • Practice trained auditor


  • Finance function role in professional services
  • VAT experience
  • Previous ERP system experience


  • English
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Effective and confident communicator
  • Project management skills
  • Strong MS Excel skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good written English and able to write succulently
  • Advanced MS Excel;
  • VBA;
  • SQL;
  • Agresso;


  • Self-starter and self-motivated
  • Quick learner
  • Enjoys balance of management and hands on support
  • Inquisitive
  • Confident
  • Approachable and willing to help

What's on Offer

In return my client will offer an immediate start for a part qualified / finalist level/ senior QBE Management Accountant.

please only apply if you have been a senior Management Accountant before and are immediately available.

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