Management Accountant

Up to £85000 per annum
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SIMON TAYLOR


Purpose

  • The Senior management accountant will be responsible for the preparation and review of the financials of this high-profile global business, working within the Business reporting / FP&A team.
  • Responsible for the consolidation and reporting of the new entity to Executive management providing analysis of performance against trend, comparatives and forecasts.
  • Preparation of the external disclosure of the entities financials within our clients SEC filings and quarterly earnings releases.
  • The role will develop the relationships with the business leads across the entity, providing financial support and interpretation of the financials for each business
  • Full review of revenues and cost base of the entity including new transfer pricing relationships, to ensure financials accurately reflect Executive Managements strategic vision.
  • Review of forecasts and budgets with senior business management and presentation to Executive Management including updates on investments and delivery of growth strategies.
  • Assist in the creation of a legal entity sub-group, working with regional legal entity controllers, regulatory teams and senior management to migrate headcount, businesses and assets into a new subsidiary group.
  • Day to day supervision of a Management Accountant


Responsibilities

  • Partnering with business managers and senior management to ensure all parties have a full understanding of the financials, performance and future projections of each business within the entities division.
  • Day to day supervision of a management accountant, whose focus is the preparation the financials, budgets/forecasts and all other financial analysis relating to the division. Providing day to day support, guidance and prioritisation to ensure the business and executive management receive timely and accurate financial analysis of the division.
  • Preparation and oversight of monthly and quarterly management accounts for each business within the entity and presentation to business management, with commentary on performance vs comparatives, budgets and forecasts.
  • Preparation and oversight of five-year budgets and forecasts for all businesses within the division, working with business management to accurately reflect their business plans, future investments and revenue growth expectations.
  • Monthly and quarterly reporting of the division’s performance vs comparatives, budgets and forecasts to Executive management. Provide commentary on the performance of established businesses as well as updates on new business investments levels and fixed cost base changes.
  • Preparation of the divisions results for disclosure within the group's quarterly earnings and SEC filings, providing insight into revenue trends and profitability along with new investment spend levels. Coordination with the finance teams across the group to ensure the financials are accurate within Oracle Financials ready for audit review.
  • Build a detailed understanding of the Technology support functions behind the business, working closely with the IT FP&A team to ensure technology costs are accurately identified and allocated to each business.
  • Coordinate the accounting for new businesses within the entity as the company expands its portfolio of products and enters new verticals in the electronic broking market.
  • Responsible for ensuring the results are accurately reflected within the organisations consolidated group forecasts, used for both internal projections and quarterly market guidance.
  • Responsibility for the reporting of the division within the Consolidated Daily Management Report (CDMR), a key daily flash report used by Executive management to monitor business performance
  • Take a lead role in the restructuring project across the wider group, to segregate the division from the existing broking business to facilitate independent internal and external reporting.
  • Other ad hoc analysis and scenario modelling as required by the business and Executive Management


Skills

  • Qualified CIMA, ACCA or ICAEW (Min 5 years PQE)
  • Ideally over 5 years minimum Management Accounting experience
  • Proven business partnering experience with ability to interpret business plans into financial projections
  • Must have a keen eye-for-detail to ensure accuracy and integrity of reporting.
  • Strong MS Excel skills and good all-round IT abilities.
  • Experience of working with Essbase, Hyperion, Oracle Financials and Oracle Planning or similar software
  • Able to analyse performance and make recommendations to Business Managers
  • Ability to self-manage conflicting workloads in order to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrate a high level of numeric and oral communication skills and able to deal with queries from management.
  • Experience in Financial Services or similar fast moving environment
  • Confident in operating in a competitive work environment and the ability to handle challenging situations sensitively.
  • Previous supervisory/people management experience


Systems

  • Extensive experience of Excel
  • Essbase
  • Hyperion
  • Oracle Financials
  • Oracle Planning or similar budgeting/forecasting software

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

 

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