Role details

Management Accountant

West London   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Management Accountant for established wholsesale FMCG group
  • Based in West London

About Our Client

This company is one of Britain's largest privately owned Retail companies within West London, the largest trade-only FMCG wholesaler, with a diverse portfolio of global companies. The group has combined turnover of £2.5bn and Net assets of over £900m.

Job Description

Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Management Accountant:

  • Producing and analysing monthly Management accounts
  • Generating annual budgets and forecasts
  • Completing monthly/quarterly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Completing audit files and managing external audit process
  • Monitoring cash flows and forecasting monthly for UK group
  • Ensuring tax packs are completed and tax analysis is appropriate as well as liaison with external tax advisors
  • Ensuring correct accounting treatment for all entries
  • Producing statutory accounts and assisting with the group consolidated accounts
  • Enhancing current board reporting
  • Completing quarterly VAT returns
  • Reconciling Inter company accounts with UK/overseas subsidiaries
  • Carrying out annual impairment reviews of investments
  • Assisting with internal controls/reviews/testing
  • Improving existing process/systems
  • Keeping up to date with accounting/tax developments
  • Assisting with Group wide projects including:
    • Implementing new UK GAAP/IFRS across the UK entities
    • Accounting for new ventures
    • Improving existing system functionality
    • Simplifying group structure

Supporting the Finance Manager and FD as required

The Successful Applicant

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to prioritise and managed a varied workload in order to meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP
  • Experience of the production of financial statements and the application of accounting standards
  • Knowledge and experience of corporation tax, VAT and employment tax
  • Knowledge and experience of accounting systems
  • Healthily scepticism of current processes/systems
  • Ability to see the "big-picture" as well as question the detail
  • Ideally ACA qualified
  • Previous FMCG experience is desirable but not essential

What's on Offer

The salary on offer for this Management Accountant role is £55,000

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