London, Greater London (On-site)
£38,000 - £42,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Management Accountant, Central London – Arts & Theatre, up to £40,000

A new Management Accountant position has become available in a leading theatre organisation based in Central London. This is an excellent opportunity for part qualified accountants looking to move into a more commercial and forward looking role. We are looking for bright and engaging juniors who want to progress in a small and supportive production finance team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To work with the Financial Planning & Analysis Manager to monitor, analyse, and report on actuals, budgets and forecasts.
  • To take responsibility for monthly reporting activities and ensure that information is presented in a meaningful, transparent, and timely manner.
  • To take ownership for monitoring income and expenditure to ensure budgets are met or targets achieved. A key process of this is ensuring variances to forecast or budget are thoroughly investigated in a timely manner.
  • To calculate all royalties due across all platforms based on their royalty cycle, and methods of calculation.
  • To be involved, in operations team and Finance Department special projects, annual budget setting, reporting roll out, finance systems process improvements, modelling work, and any other general requirements.
  • To be responsible for the month and year end processes for departmental budgets, including the posting of accurate accruals, prepayments and deferred income; and to reconcile and provide commentary on any variances to budget and forecast.
  • To assist the Financial Planning & Analysis Manager and auditors in year-end statutory accounts reporting.
  • To assist the financial accountants with relevant balance sheet reconciliations, ensuring postings are clear and understood by all, and balances substantiated.
  • To become a ‘super user’ of the organisation’s financial reporting tools and purchasing systems, providing support to other users as required.
  • To line manage the Assistant Management Accountant and Finance Assistant

Key Skills & Qualifications:

  • Part Qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA accountant looking to complete their qualification
  • Experience working in a finance team, preferably with some work towards the management accounts already
  • Keen interest in the Arts and Theatre would be desirable
  • Experience in charity is preferred
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and a team player – willing to get involved and help out the function as a whole
  • Able to work independently and autonomously
Posted on: 10 June 2022
Closed date: 10 July 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: EJP3
Tags: Finance