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Management Accountant

Our client, a successful independent publisher based in London, is seeking a Management Accountant to join their team, in this newly created role. 

If you are someone who thrives in a dynamic environment, possesses a strategic financial acumen, and has a passion for the world of books, then this role is made for you. This is a fantastic opportunity to play a pivotal role at a growing business. 

Primary purpose of the role:

  • Prepare, develop, and analyse financial information to facilitate informed decision-making for stability, profitability, and growth.
  • Establish and maintain financial policies and systems, while proactively identifying and adapting to changing circumstances.
  • Improve business value by managing operational costs, providing strategic insights, and fostering growth opportunities.
  • Work closely with key stakeholders across the business, providing financial guidance and strategy.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Produce financial statements, budgets, cash flows, and monthly management accounts with insightful commentaries.
  • Continuously review accounting practices for efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
  • Assist in annual budgeting and periodic forecasting.
  • Provide management reporting for decision-making, project appraisal, and post-implementation analysis.
  • Manage cash flow and produce forecasts.
  • Prepare annual statutory accounts and handle VAT calculations and payments.
  • Negotiate major projects and manage capital expenditure.
  • Ensure compliance with financial regulations and optimise cash receipts.
  • Administer staff financial benefit schemes.

Experience required: 

  • Qualified or part-qualified Accountant with a minimum of 3 years experience. (Study support available for Part Qualified) 
  • Proven technical ability and understanding of modern management information systems.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for effective communication across all levels.
  • Strong commercial acumen and an entrepreneurial mindset.

This role is based in London, with a minimum requirement of 1 day in the office per week. 

If you would like to learn more about this exciting opportunity, please reach out to Charlotte with your CV. 

At Wonderful, we are dedicated to promoting diversity in all its forms. We are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment that promotes equal opportunities for wonderful people. We actively encourage candidates from under-represented groups to apply and warmly welcome all individuals with exceptional abilities, irrespective of their background. 


Management Accountant

Administration, Management, Finance
Salary description: 
c. £45000 DOE

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