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Interim Management Accountant

  • Location London
  • Job type Interim
  • Reference BBBH134046

Interim Management Accountant
4 days a week
up to £38,800
Hybrid Working / West end

Reporting to Finance Manager, the Management Accountant will build relationships across the Trust to enable business partnering, supporting decision-making through analysis and contributing to the overall mission, vision and values of the Business.

Key duties:

  1. Reporting, budgeting and forecasting
  • Provide financial reporting andanalytical support, including:
    • delivering high quality, accurate and fit-for-purpose management reports to a tight deadline, including monthly management accounts
    • interpreting and analysing financial and non-financial information as part of the management reporting process, offering insightful commentary as required
    • monthly balance sheet reconciliations, ensuring outstanding queries are resolved promptly
  • Assisting the Finance Manager and Head of Finance to deliver accurate and robust budget/ forecast/ three-year plans including intelligent analysis, to a tight timetable
  • Assist with year-end processes, analysis and queries from external auditors
  1. Business support and analysis
  • Delivering other ad hoc reporting and analysis for all departments as required, including post-event evaluations using financial and ticketing data
  • Building and maintaining excellent relationships and levels of customer service across the Trust, championing a responsive and 'right first time' approach
  • Support the Finance Manager in the development of the finance system in relation to management reporting and analysis
  • Assisting in maintaining and improving our internal controls and processes as the finance function continues to grow
  • Carry out any other reasonable duties, in line with role requirements.

Candidate Specification:

  • Training towards a recognised accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • Minimum 1-year experience of management accounting and reporting processes
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to present numbers to non- financial colleagues
  • A team player with a flexible, "can do" attitude, taking initiative to solve problems
  • Strong organisational skills; able to manage a varied workload, able to work independently and prioritise tasks.
  • Having a "continuous improvement" mind set, questioning processes and investigating better ways of working within the role
  • Highly motivated, with the willingness to get more involved as time will allow
  • Working knowledge of accounting software packages
  • Intermediate Excel skills (SUMIF, LOOKUP, Pivot tables)


Desirable

  • Business partnering experience in a dynamic organization
  • Experience with browser-based financial systems
  • Working knowledge of databases
  • Knowledge of Access Dimension