Hanbury Strategy is looking for a new Management Accountant to join our growing finance team. Described as ‘one of the most exciting start-ups in the space for some years’, Hanbury is a fast-growth public affairs and corporate communications consultancy with brilliant people and stellar clients. We help businesses navigate a time of global change, managing all aspects of communications to help firms tell their story; and build winning, insight-backed campaigns to help shape public opinion.
We have created a new role and are looking for an experienced Management Accountant. This person will have a keen eye for detail given the responsibility of this role.
In addition to Hanbury UK we have a subsidiary in Brussels and a branch in Berlin.
Generous bonus scheme – up to three months annual salary depending on performance
28 days, excluding Bank Holidays, plus discretionary additional days off between Christmas and New Year
Complimentary Employee Assistance Programme
Access to a full social and cultural calendar and employees wellness programmes
A rich and diverse people development programme including fortnightly internal training sessions and a full annual programme of external expert trainers and inspirational speakers
A minimum of 4 years accounting experience
A skill set including accuracy, focus, high levels of organisation and strong communication skills
Finalist with either ACCA or CIMA
Working knowledge of SAGE, ideally 50c Accounts Professional, or similar SME accounting package
Strong excel skills with knowledge of formulas (if, concatenate, index & match, pivot tables, v look ups) as well as working with linked spreadsheets
Knowledge of VAT rules
Experience of databases or other systems in addition to accounting packages
A desire to be part of a finance team working to support a rapidly growing business
Tasks will include:
Accounting – monthly management reporting and annual statutory accounts, posting of transactions, monthly balance sheet reconciliations, preparation of VAT returns
Accounts receivable – tracking of potential and actual contract negotiations for forecasting and invoicing purposes, client onboarding, preparing and issuing invoices, credit control
Cash – cash postings and bank reconciliations
Business analysis – sales reporting and commenting, profitability analysis, cash flow and budgeting & forecasting
Finance administration – management of finance communications with external parties
Financial Control and ongoing drive to improve financial controls
Ongoing process improvement and automation
To apply, please send a CV and cover letter highlighting your relevant experience.