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Management Accountant

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Management Accountant
Manchester(Hybrid) M50 2ST

Hybrid working (2 office, 3 home), 25 days holiday with purchase options & carry over, Private Medical, Health cash plan, Rewards & Discount portal, EAP, Income protection, Life Assurance, Enhanced Maternity and Paternity, excellent track record of personal development. Opportunity to join a large and growing, progressive, Digital Marketing agency, that sits as partof a close knit international Agency network; Role responsibility for the UK operation's accounting.

The Role:
Reporting to the Global Finance Manager, and operating as part of a global team, the Management Accountant will be responsible for managing the day-to-day accounting functions for the UK.

  • Management of all transactional matters including posting of vendor invoices, expenses, sales invoices and bank transactions using financial platforms including Microsoft D365.
  • Responsible for account payable and account receivable functions, such as reconcile accounts payable and receivable, preparation of weekly payment and monitoring AR status.
  • Ensure month-end closing; preparation of timely and reliable monthly accounts package.
  • Organise and post journals such as prepayments, accruals, cash entries, intercompany entries, expenses etc.
  • Prepare and review all expense reports for accuracy and expense disclosure.
  • Run bank reconciliation reports for multi-currency accounts.
  • Produce and analyse financial reports.
  • Provide forecasting and budgeting data.
  • Conduct risk assessments and support with auditing processes.
  • Develop and manage financial systems and policies.
  • Collaborate with HR for monthly payroll processing.
  • Maintain department files and databases.

The Person:
The Management accountant will ideally come with the following:

  • At least 3 years’ proven experience in an accounting position.
  • A degree in Accounting or similar discipline.
  • Financial qualification CIMA/ACCA (or part-qualified).
  • Proficiency with accounting software, such as Microsoft D365 and Sage.
  • Competency with Microsoft software including Excel.
  • A positive attitude and willingness to learn and grow.
  • Solid knowledge of accounting and financial principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of risk analysis, budgeting and forecasting.
  • A high level of integrity, discretion, confidentiality and accountability.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a cross-functional team.
  • Analytical approach and problem-solving ability.
  • Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.
  • Project coordination/ change management experience.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • To be results driven and achieve deadlines.
  • Strong organisation and prioritisation skills.
  • Resilience and ability to work under pressure.
  • Multi-tasking skills and ability to adapt with change.

The Company
The Management Accountant will be joining a dynamic and steadily growing Digital Marketing Agency, as part of a wider global network of agencies. Focussed on growth, and with a track record of recruiting, developing, and retaining world class talent, the agency upholds a culture of humility, ownership, ambition and collaboration. The role will see you taking ownership of the UK agency from a finance standpoint, currently around 70 people, and other UK based accounting and finance management. Based out of the Manchester office, in Media City, working 2 days in the office and 3 from home per week, you will enjoy a significant list of excellent benefits. The company is looking to move quickly, please apply with your CV asap.