Management Accountant

Summary of Role

This role is primarily responsible for the company's external reporting requirements to WPP and Ogilvy Group. Compliance with SOx controls, assistance with financial audits and completion of tax returns are crucial elements of this. The role spans Shere activity across both OgilvyOne Business Ltd and DNX Ltd

This is a full time role based in Shere. In the future this role may require some (paid for) travel to OgilvyOne Business's other office in London perhaps for two days per week.

Responsibilities

Financial Reporting:

  • Monthly/Quarterly Cartesis reporting
  • Assistance in production of annual statutory accounts
  • Management of the external year-end audit process
  • Management of the internal audit process and SOx reporting requirements

Financial Controls:

  • Maintain daily processes and controls to be compliant with Sox guidelines
  • Production of monthly P&L's and review with the FC. Ensure all costs in correct business units, reallocate costs where necessary
  • Review accruals/prepayments for all overhead costs
  • Cartesis reporting – Monthly Flash & Actuals, Quarterly forecasting, Profitability
  • Production and maintenance of month end file
  • Maintain balance sheet reconciliations
  • VAT returns
  • Support with NWC management
  • Support CFC with mid / end month Account management team revenue / cost reviews
  • Liaison with central services - review AP and AR and follow-up aging balances
  • Able to assist/complete key roles in case of temporary absence of a finance team member
  • Provision of insightful analysis and commentary for monthly management packs

Process Management:

  • Monitor the performance of all internal procedures. Recommend process improvements
  • Provide commercial support/guidance to account teams

Skills Required

  • Part qualified accountant
  • Strong Excel skills – knowledge of if-statements, lookups, pivot tables
  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to work to tight deadlines, under own initiative, and with an eye for detail
  • Knowledge of Maconomy preferable but not essential Removal Date 03-Jan-2018

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