A large Arts organisations in Central London is looking for a Management Accountant to join the team on a permanent contract. They are offering flexible hours, hybrid working and on the job training with Study Support.
A lovely Arts organisation in Central London, offering hybrid working and flexible hours.
Working with all budget holders, the Finance Manager and the Finance Director to develop budgets in line with the strategic plans on a timely and accurate basis.
The timely production of accurate monthly management accounts and disseminated to all budget holders;
The initial review of draft management accounts with the Finance Manager and Finance Director prior to their circulation;
Holding meetings as appropriate with budget holders to review current spend and develop action plans for achieving budget;
Timely and appropriate commentary on the management accounts by each budget holder including their action plans for how negative variances are to be addressed;
Liaise with HR to produce summary reports that identify staff costs compared to budget by department and/or project and explain the variances.
Active review of management reporting formats and processes ensuring that management accounts remain relevant and key trends are highlighted effectively.
Reconciliation of key balance sheet accounts as directed by the Finance Manager. Reconciliations to be completed monthly
The post holder must be part qualified in a professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) and should be actively studying toward completion.
Excellent numeracy and Microsoft Excel skills.
Must be confident in manipulating data in spreadsheets and using those to present financial analysis in a clear and concise manner.
Management accounting experience within either a commercial or not for profit organisation including month end reporting, forecasting, budgeting and variance analysis is highly beneficial.
Previous experience working in a finance department.
Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and manage conflicting stakeholder priorities.
Strong Interpersonal skills both face to face and over digital media. Able to present financial information in a clear and understandable manner to nonfinance stakeholders.
Ability to work effectively within and between teams to achieve common objectives.
Inquisitive and determined to solve problems and provide appropriate action and solutions.
Proactive and willingness to take ownership and achieve outstanding standards of accuracy and attention to detail.
£37,000 - 38,000 per annum
On the job Training and Study Support