Senior Management Accountant

Cardiff Permanent
  • Forward Thinking & Innovative Organisation
  • Exciting & Dynamic Industry

About Our Client

Michael Page are delighted to be working exclusively with an exciting fast paced media organisation, that is experiencing rapid growth, due to their unique and creative approach to the market.

Job Description

  • Preparation of quality monthly and quarterly management accounts & commentary, weekly KPIs, performance information, and other non-financial data to strict timetable
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet and cash flow reports and complete group consolidations at yearend
  • Banking & online banking administration and cash analysis
  • Manage a small finance team
  • Work with the wider team to set up company consolidated reporting
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis according to timetable, with specific close attention to revenue recognition reporting production fees, recoveries and development
  • Report debtors, ensure accurate, controlled but simplified accounting is in place
  • Lead corporate audit, completing queries to complete year end statutory accounts together with corporation tax disclosures to tight reporting deadlines.
  • Review and approve the consolidation of SPVs to Group Financial Statements
  • Liaise with tax advisors to ensure the timely submission of returns and payments
  • Ongoing review, streamlining and development of accounting processes and systems for the finance function
  • UK VAT return preparation & submission
  • Review payroll journals for completeness
  • Work with the wider team to confirm inter-company balances and funding
  • Prepare government statistics (ONS) reporting and ensure returns are made in a timely manner and ensure BEA requirements are completed
  • Support the development of cash forecasts (receipts & payments model)
  • Actively support the identification and management of business risk

The Successful Applicant

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
  • Industry experience, preferably from SME sized organisation
  • Breadth of all aspects in the finance function and have a 'hands on approach'
  • Any experience in the media industry would be highly preferable
  • Experience managing a team through month end close to tight deadlines
  • Proven working experience of group consolidations and reporting
  • Experience with VAT, regulatory compliance, payroll
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel to manage, manipulate and analyse data
  • Highly motivated with a "can do" attitude and solution driven approach
  • Able to operate effectively under pressure with an organised approach to meet multiple competing deadlines
  • Excellent communication & rapport building skills

What's on Offer

  • Attractive base salary
  • Pension
  • Medical & Private Health Insurance
  • 25 Holidays + Bank Holidays

Excellent opportunity to join a fast paced and high growth industry sector.

Jack Dawson
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+44 292 064 2037

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