Management Accountant

Location London
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Reference TOG-MAP_1616008012

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The role of the Management Accountant is to manage the finances for a group of entities within the Group's portfolio and support the Finance Manager in the production of reporting for the board, shareholders and internal stakeholders.

The candidate will be responsible for liaising with building managers and other department heads, ensuring they are aware of all relevant building events and departmental activities, and completing the month end reporting. The candidate will be involved in reviewing the month end management packs for a group of entities and contribute to board reporting. The candidate will also take responsibility for other financial duties within the team throughout the month and provide ad hoc assistance to the Finance Manager.

What you can expect as our Management Accountant:

Operating costs reporting

  • Manage the revenue and operating costs of the Group's UK portfolio and act as the finance contact for allocated revenue and cost categories
  • Keep up to date on the day to day operations of the operating business units, providing updates when required to other members of finance and head office staff
  • Maintain a working relationship with the building managers and department heads, and keep them up to date on central issues, and provide them with analysis when required
  • Conduct meetings with the building managers and discuss budgets, review financial performance, and forecast future events

Month End Accounting

  • Complete month end accurately within the required timetable, including full P&L and balance sheets for the entities in your portfolio
  • Understand and provide variance analysis and commentary against historical performance and budget
  • Reconcile licence fee revenue to the occupancy report
  • Post accrual and prepayment journals for each entity
  • Maintain and reconcile balance sheet items including the fixed asset register
  • Maintain and distribute management information packs to the Building Managers and Department Heads
  • Month end review of a portfolio of entities prepared by the Assistant Management Accountant
  • Prepare board materials for distribution to board members

Other financial duties

  • Business partnering with relevant heads of departments to provide historical cost analysis
  • Review the work of the AR/AP teams, ensuring correct posting of all purchase invoices relating to the portfolio of buildings, and monitor the debtors and creditors ledgers to ensure they are up to date
  • Review existing processes and procedures and identify opportunities for improvements, and implement them
  • Preparation of annual audit packs and liaising with auditors on related queries
  • Preparation of year-end packs required for shareholder reporting purposes
  • Ad hoc analysis and project work as required


We'd love to hear from you if you've got

  • Strong financial background
  • Strong commercial awareness and good understanding of the sector and current financial environment
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA, with at least 1 year PQE
  • Knowledge of NAV, Jet reports, SAP ByDesign and Salesforce is desirable
  • Industry experience is desirable
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Exceptional planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to manage a portfolio of responsibilities, prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Technical excellence
  • Ability to communicate with finance and non-finance personnel
  • Experience working in a similar role
  • Record of suggesting and implementing improvements to financial processes
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proactive, Self-motivated and a team player

Guidant Global is acting as an Employment Agency on behalf of The Office Group in relation to this vacancy.