Management Accountant Management Accountant …

Daffin Kirbyshire Associates
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time, Hybrid
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£50,000 - £60,000
Daffin Kirbyshire Associates
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time, Hybrid
Be the first to apply
£50,000 - £60,000
Posted by:
Chris Daffin • Recruiter
Posted by:
Chris Daffin
Our client, a global company with a commodities trading division are currently expanding the accountancy team and looking to hire a new management accountant. You must be fully qualified, SAP experince is highly desirable and have around 3+ years’ experience. This is a very exciting opportunity that also offers split working and will be 3 days office, 2 days remote. Also, a fantastic benefits package. Role is as follows:

The Management Accountant provides accounting for the companies which are prepared in London office under the supervision of the Financial Controller. The position provides financial reporting in accordance with internal and external requirements and regulations and acts in compliance with company guidelines.


Knowledge and Experience – What skills, training or experience are needed to perform the job?

  • Member of one of the professional accounting bodies.
  • 3+ years of progressive controlling / planning / finance / accounting preferably in both an operational and corporate environment.
  • Knowledge / understanding and applicability of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Working knowledge / familiarity with international regulations and laws on accounting and taxation.
  • Previous working experience of SAP and Tableau considered an asset and intermediate / advanced Excel skills required.
  • Developed proficiency in the following company competencies must be evident and demonstrated:

Financial Accounting, Reporting & Planning:

Metals Trading Accounting and Reporting

  • Prepare and analyse daily trading profit/loss reports.
  • Prepare daily broker reconciliations.

Month-End Reporting

  • Prepare and post journal entries using SAP.
  • Complete monthly journals reclassifying trade debtors and creditors, finance changes and committed inventory and bank balances.
  • Reconcile all balance sheet accounts at month end.
  • Prepare and submit legal entity group reporting in Condor to FFR for consolidation purposes in a timely manner.
  • Prepare the overall monthly management accounts package in a timely and accurate manner, which includes trading analysis of the trading profit/loss, reconciliation of earnings before tax and review of expenses including travel and entertaining analysis.
  • Prepare fixed assets schedule and agree back to general ledger at month-end.
  • Prepare debtors and creditors analyses.
  • Support digitalisation of processes to improve efficiency and enhance analytical performance.

Year-End Reporting

  • Prepare and submit year-end Notes package to FFR for consolidation purposes in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with the external auditors during the year-end group reporting process.
  • Involvement in preparation of the statutory accounts.

Tax Management

  • Prepare tax returns, analyse VAT (UK and foreign equivalents) and provide cost summary analysis for corporation tax purposes.
  • Assist in tax-related inquiries.


  • Assist in cash management, e.g., management of foreign exposures, in accordance with Corporate policies and procedures.
  • Respond to inquiries from Treasury regarding cash flow and liquidity.

Forecasts and Budgets

  • Preparation of the monthly forecasting for the revenue streams and expenses.
  • Preparation of the annual budget.
  • Preparation of weekly cash flow forecasting.


  • Ensure that a robust system of internal controls exists in order to satisfy internal, year-end, Financial Reporting Compliance (FRS) audits and FCA regulations in a timely manner, including an update of Process Controls as and when required.
  • Ensure that company guidelines are properly implemented and that requirements are fulfilled in a timely manner.
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