Role details

Management Accountant

West London   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Management Accountant in West London
  • Ambitious venture capitalist backed tech company

About Our Client

This ground breaking company based in West London is at the forefront of the 'ed-tech' sector. They create ventures with industry leaders such as Google to innovate learning and revolutionise education.

The headquarters are in London, however, they are going global with offices in Singapore, Hamburg, New York and Mumbai.

The company's vision is to be the global leader in online education with significant market share under both its own brands and through powering innovative online learning platforms in partnership with brands who are leading their fields.

Job Description

The Management Accountant is a key role that provides support across the business on a daily basis.

The main responsibilities of the Management Accountant are:

  • Production of monthly management accounts including accruals, prepayments and consolidations
  • Supervision of Assistant Accountant
  • Balance sheet reconciliations and reviews
  • Profit and loss reviews / variance analysis
  • Oversee cash flow forecasting
  • VAT compliance and return submission
  • Assist with monthly payroll
  • Updating and posting journals
  • Support the annual audit process
  • To provide cover for, and complement the work of, other Finance staff
  • To utilise automated practices wherever possible to maximise efficiency and minimise administrative duplication
  • To produce accurate financial information on timely basis as required
  • Ad hoc projects

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate for this role will also have an eye for detail, the ability to spot risks and opportunities early and great interpersonal skills. You will be working across the business and will need to develop relationships across departments. Previous experience of the IT sector is not essential


  • Ideally newly qualified accountant ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • 5+ years experience working within a Finance team for a small/medium size business
  • Experience in Sage / Sage Line 50 / Sage Line 200
  • MS Office including advanced Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to identify potential issues quickly and take relevant action
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Able to develop and maintain good working relationships throughout the organisation
  • SQL (MS SQL) - desired but not essential

What's on Offer

The successful candidate of the Management Accountant role will be remunerated with a competitive salary dependent on experience.

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