Corporate Finance Management Accounting, Assistant Manager

Location: London, England
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
REF: BBBH223390_1534926309

A management accounting opportunity has come up with a top 6 accountancy practice supporting their Corporate Finance, M&A team.

The main purpose of this role is to support the M&A team in managing the financial and operational performance of the group on a day-to-day basis and to provide relevant support, advice and guidance to the partners and staff members of this team.

Key Responsibilities:-
Finance

  • Regular liaison with the central Finance function, overseeing the month end and year end processes.
  • Overseeing regular management reporting, making sure that billings, variances and journals are posted into the firm's finance systems in a timely manner
  • Monthly financial analysis and reporting to the Partners and the Group Financial Controller to enable informed planning and decision making
  • Managing the Group's annual budget, which includes liaising with the M&A Partners and central Finance team as appropriate and overseeing the input of the data into the Firm's budget model
  • Assist in the production and preparation of Group business plans and support the partners in identifying and developing strategy for the group and individual sub-streams
  • Project pipeline management - having an overview and control over project pipeline management, with control between project pipeline and fee forecasts.
  • Regular update of the project pipeline and new leads dashboard to be sent to the M&A Partners once per month.

Operations

  • Providing support in respect of the preparation for meetings, away days and presentations, where appropriate
  • Co-ordinating the agenda for the monthly Group's Partner meeting, providing active participation in these meeting
  • Monthly newsletter to be sent to the MA stream including financial updates, pipeline updates, people updates, marketing, knowledge and risk&quality updates

Requirements:-

  • You will have a university degree and be either a Qualified accountant or have relevant financial experience
  • You will have 4+ years of relevant working experience gained from within the Professional Services space
  • You must be able to engage, inspire and influence people at all levels in the organisation
  • You must be able to handle/process confidential information in a sensitive manner
  • You will have proven project management skills with a collaborative and participative approach
  • You will be capable of contributing to the strategic agenda with strong operational skills
  • You will have strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly PowerPoint and Excel

If this is of interest, please apply with an updated CV.