Management Accountant

England, London, City of London
£40000 - £45000 per annum
28 Jul 2017
14 Aug 2017
Chris Moore
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Part qualified

Management accountant role at a Financial Services company based in the City.

The view is that the management accountant would step into the role of the Financial Controller in a few years.

Client Details

The company act as an investment platform and mainly focus on pension funds.


Job Purpose

To provide a monthly management accounts function for the Finance Department

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • To ensure that all journals are posted to the ledger according to the month end timetable, and assist in reviewing the draft accounts.
  • To ensure that the balance sheet accounts are reconciled on a monthly basis.
  • To reconcile both accounting systems after the month end accounts are finalised.
  • To check accuracy of cost coding and cost allocation of invoices and expenses before invoices are posted on to the system, and open new accounts as and when required.
  • To ensure that the fixed asset register is updated with additions and disposal of assets and agreed to the balance sheet.
  • To ensure that the monthly depreciation is charged and allocated to the correct division.
  • To agree the Hire purchase and leased asset schedule with payments made each month, and reconcile the capital outstanding and interest payments.
  • As and when required, make payments and transfers through the banking system.
  • Ensure that all petty cash claims are approved by line manager.
  • Prepare that monthly reconciliation and replenish the petty cash float.
  • Allocate cost and prepare summary of petty cash expenditure for the month
  • To review all invoices for processing and to deal with nay related queries
  • To carry out all purchase ledger payments by BACS via the banking system
  • Any other task that may be reasonably assigned to the job


Qualifications and Experience

  • Must have 2 Years experience of working in a general accounts department.
  • No formal accountancy qualifications required but any held may be and added advantage.
  • The candidate must be numerate with a good understanding of business and accounting language.
  • Must have experience in purchase ledger accounting package, (Experience in "Opera" would be and advantage) Excel and Word.


  • Self Management, Organisation & Planning
  • Team player
  • Communication, Persuasion & Interpersonal Skills
  • Accuracy & Quality/Attention to Detail
  • Customer Focus

Job Offer

The successful candidate will receive up to £45,000 plus full Study Support, Bonus and Benefits.

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