Management Accountant
29d ago

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Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the SBA preparing and posting month end accruals and cost deferrals
  • Be responsible for reconciling payroll against budget. This involves preparing the month end file as well as reconciling the payroll costs against budget and investigating variances
  • Posting headcount KPIs at month end
  • Be responsible for making sure that costs are coded to the correct budgets
  • Supporting with the preparation of forecast files and any ad hoc tasks related to forecasting
  • Be responsible for preparing the relevant BS reconciliations post month end
  • Tracking costs and assisting the SBA with preparing reports to uphold budgetary ownership within the business
  • Support the SBA with ad hoc projects where necessary
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with Editorial stakeholders
  • Person specification

  • Qualified or part-qualified Accountant with 2+ years’ experience in a commercial environment - especially with experience of the month end process and cost accruals
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines in a dynamic and changing environment
  • Excellent communications skills both within and external to the finance department
  • Excel skills
  • Ability to use initiative to find alternative ways of solving problems
  • Strong organisation and planning skills, combined with good attention to detail
  • Experience of Essbase & Oracle desirable
  • Ability to work as a team and liaise with other team members both in location (Manila) and overseas (London)
  • Core competencies

  • Initiative - Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives and achieve goals beyond what is required. Suggest new ideas, improvements or solutions to business processes without prompting
  • Accuracy - Can consistently deliver work of a high standard of quality and precision.
  • Excellent communications skills with team members in the finance department and with the business
  • Collaborative - Works effectively and inclusively with a range of people within the business
  • The Financial Times is committed to equality of opportunity. We are determined to create a diverse group at all levels of our company and we welcome all members of the community we serve to apply for our openings.

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