Management Accountant, London (Perm)

Job Summary 

The Management Accountant role will be working with the Quintessentially Media group- Events and Communications and lead the reporting for that part of the business, reporting directly into the Finance Controller.  As the Management Accountant you will be involved in top to bottom financial accounting, including daily processing, month end and management report preparation. The nature of the role and the size of the team and culture of the business is such that there will be opportunities for exposure to different roles and development opportunities for a fast-learning and adaptable person.

This is a fantastic development opportunity for newly qualified or one year’s post qualified Accountant who is looking to get a broad exposure to accounting and financial management of a small to medium sized business.

Hours of Work

Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:30pm

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Fully responsible for Q Comms finances and reporting the management accounts into the Finance Controller
  • Managing 1 accountant
  • Ownership of daily accounting function top to bottom
  • Ownership of the month end processes, reconciliations and monthly reporting
  • Preparing the monthly management accounts and investigating variances
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparing company cashflows
  • Regular dealings with business operations
  • Assistance with, and preparation of budgets
  • Working closely with the events and communications team help increase profitability
  • Implementing financial controls and procedures both for the finance team and the media teams

Desired Skill Set

  • Exposure to project accounting
  • Newly qualified or one year’s post qualified Accountant
  • Knowledge of SAGE accounting software
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Very strong with Excel
  • Good knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Fast learner – adapting to new processes in rapid change climate
  • Creative problem solver

Company Benefits

  • Annual leave with possibility to accrue in relation to years worked at Quintessentially
  • Angel Days: Additional leave to do charity work
  • Perkbox: Discounted prices on many exclusive items, including gym membership and healthcare, as well as Ride to Work and Employee Assistance Programs.
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • International Days: The ability to work from another Hub office for up to 5 days per year
  • Long Service Awards
  • Lunch and Learn
  • Additional leave to do charity work or professional exams
  • Birthday Allowance – take your birthday off on us
  • Mentorship Program
  • Reimbursed eye tests
  • Employee Discounts including Manicures/Massages 
  • Puppy Friday
  • Friday Fun with bar and entertainment
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance


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