Management Accountant - 3m FTC (view to go perm)

Posted 13 November 2023
Salary £40000 - £45000 per annum
LocationCity of London
Job type Contract
Discipline Accountancy and Finance
Contact NameDylan Feehily

Job description

Management Accountant - 3m FTC (View to go Perm)


Leading Cosmetics Brand
up to 45,000 + great benefits
Hybrid Working (2 days pw office)
Central London


  • Ownership of monthly accruals process including commercial accruals, overhead accruals, logistics accruals, ad hoc accruals
  • Sending out actuals to relevant colleagues post month-end
  • Ownership of overheads and logistics analysis
  • Ownership of updating month end task tracker and balance sheet reconciliation
  • Preparing and posting journals such as monthly accruals/intercompany journals
  • Ownership of Balance Sheet reconciliations incl. intercompany reconciliations, accruals, control accounts
  • Assisting with uploads to our invoice factoring facility
  • Assisting with ad-hoc reconciliations
  • Identifying and posting correction journals such as zero value journals, missing descriptions, FX etc.
  • Enhance the month end process, building new files or methods of working with teams across the business where this would improve accuracy/efficiency
  • Assist FC to review and analyse variances from forecasted figures, highlight risks and opportunities
  • Continuously review BAU processes and workflows, identifying opportunities to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and control
  • AR/AP management for our US subsidiary - including bank reconciliations/uploads, daily billing, posting purchase invoices, payment runs and accounts receivable management
  • Ownership for reconciliation and chasing of aged debt for our US entity within a timely manner
  • Build and maintain relationships with customers and suppliers where applicable including relationship with the Bank
  • Ad-hoc financial analysis and reporting to assist Financial Controller and Head of Finance
  • Provide support and cover for colleagues' holidays and during busy periods - this includes AR and AP roles
  • Provide support and assistance with year-end statutory accounts and audit, including preparation of audit schedules and analysis


  • Part-qualified CIMA/ACCA or equivalent 2+ year experience


  • Ideally a background in Retail, FMCG or start-up business. Experience in a stock based business or using NetSuite would be a bonus.