Role details

Cost Management Accountant

City of London   •   £250 - £350 per day (£64,995 - £90,993)   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • My client requires a Cost Management Accountant to join their finance team
  • Must be a qualified accountant with management accounting experience

About Our Client

My client is a global asset management firm and investment bank with offices worldwide. This Cost Management accountant role would be based in their offices in the City of London.

Job Description


  • Month end close for all cost related activity, including invoice processing, accruals and pre-payments and ensuring correct allocation of costs.
  • Accounts payable, vendor statements reconciliation and daily bank reconciliation.
  • Process payroll on due dates, ensure correctness on deductions and additions to the HMRC, pensions etc and ensure payment to authorities before respective deadlines
  • Producing and filing VAT reports by due date
  • Renewal of insurance contracts, liaising with other company locations to ensure efficiency and maintaining a group approach
  • Property/ Facilities management
  • Process all AP input/data
  • Process all payroll transactions

Essential knowledge of:

  • SAGE Accounting package
  • Microsoft Dynamics (advantageous)
  • Bank reconciliation, control accounts reconciliation and variance analysis


  • Knowledge of ERP system and part of its implementation process
  • Sound accounting knowledge with fluent reconciliation capabilities
  • A background in Financial Services

The Successful Applicant

Person profile:

  • Confident, optimistic, committed and cheerful even when under pressure
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills and ability to build and foster good business relationships for the benefit of the organisation within and outside the organisation.
  • Graduate Calibre.
  • Communicates effectively.
  • Considers impact of any process changes on the rest of the organisation.

What's on Offer

The successful Cost Management accountant will be employed for a 12 month contract in my clients offices in the City of London.

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