Management Accountant

​A well-established, award-winning international design practice with studios in the UK, Ireland and the Middle East are looking for a qualified (or, by experience) Management Accountant to join their busy team.

This is a pivotal role for them, with excellent benefits and some flexibility with one day per week working from home.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist the Financial Controller in the preparation and reconciliation of monthly trial balance, profit & loss accounts, balance sheets and cash flow forecasts.

  • Preparing reports required by the shareholders and any other ad hoc reports

  • Preparing draft accounts for overseas branches

  • Assist with the preparation for the annual audit of the financial statements including preparing year end lead schedules, providing audit support and liaising with Auditors

  • Assist with the preparation for the annual budget and recurrent forecasting

  • Maintaining the Fixed Asset Register, Accruals, Prepayments, and other schedules

  • Project revenue, cost, and profit reporting

  • Project sector analysis Completion costs update, and stage completion analysis

  • Data entry and export into the Purchase, Nominal, and Sales ledgers

  • Making authorised payments to suppliers, sub consultants, and HMRC, and ensuring payments are dully logged

  • Reconciling supplier statements and payments

  • Maintaining and tracking project consultant purchase invoices

  • Handling queries from sub-consultants, and generally from all senior management within the company

  • Undertake all petty cash withdrawals and reconciliations

Knowledge and Skills:

  • 4+ years of accounting experience

  • Qualification by Experience or finalist studier

  • Recent Sage experience is vital- Sage 200 desirably

  • Good-to-excellent MS Excel skills – VLookup, SUMIF, Pivot Tables

  • Rapport project finance software (desirable)

  • Experience of project accounting (desirable)

  • Good attention to detail

  • Strong organisational skills

  • Excellent communication/administrative skills

  • A good team player with confidentiality and discretion

  • Ability to work on own initiative / pro-active

  • Ability to build rapport quickly with all staff members