Management Accountant

Job type:Perm
Salary/Rate:£45,000 per annum
County:Greater London
Job ref:39338-1
Post Date:14. 03. 2024

About the Role

Harper May is collaborating with a leading e-commerce and wholesale business committed to delivering exceptional customer experiences and driving innovation in the retail industry. They are searching for a talented Management Accountant to join their team and play a pivotal role in shaping their financial performance and future growth

Reporting to the MD this is a great hands-on fully rounded role for a talented Finance professional to grow and learn. It is a small company so this role will manage the finances in the business from end to end with input from the MD.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing all month end reports
  • Responsibility for accurate P&L reporting as well as Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Working with the MD to do margin checks and commentary on the monthly reports
  • Day to day bookkeeping
  • Invoicing and purchase invoicing as needed
  • Preparing and posting month end journals
  • Compiling accruals and prepayments
  • Credit control, chasing and monitoring debtor accounts on an ongoing basis.
  • Managing audits and resolving discrepancies.
  • Validating new supplier setups / change requests.
  • VAT return preparation and filing - UK and other jurisdictions as required
  • Managing creditors and payments
  • Filing CT returns and accounts at Companies House
  • Helping MD with budgeting and forecasting and updating the model as required
  • Ad hoc commercial finance tasks to analyze activity
  • Filing and other ad hoc tasks as required.


  • Experience with managing the financial accounting process in a small business
  • E-commerce finance preferable.
  • Ability to problem solve and work in a logical manner.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Ability to be receptive of change and manage changes in working practices.
  • Part qualified or started accounting studies; basic accounting knowledge (double entry) or a finance graduate.
  • Good to excellent excel and general IT skills.
  • Experience in using Microsoft Dynamics Business Central essential.

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