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Management Accountant

About Capco:


Capco is a global business and technology consultancy dedicated solely to the financial services industry. We deliver innovative solutions in banking, capital markets, insurance, wealth and investment management and finance, risk and compliance. As the pressures of regulation, cost reduction, and customer expectation grow, we design, build and operate technology for specific operations and entire organizations.

Through our collaborative, team focused and innovative approach, we work side-by-side with our Clients to solve their most complex problems and deliver their highest priority, strategic initiatives. We challenge our clients to think differently about their business and their most significant issues and as a result help them successfully increase revenue, manage risk and regulatory change, reduce costs and enhance control. 

Role:

The Management Accountant will provide direct support to the Head of UK Finance, based in London and working in the Finance team of four, the main purpose of the role is to perform the revenue recognition accounting, alongside other financial month-end processes.

Responsibilities:

·       Lead the monthly project revenue recognition, accounting and reconciling

·       Assisting with monthly control and reconciliation of Unbilled Revenue, along with ageing analysis

·       Assisting with Monthly general ledger postings & control over:

·       Deferred revenue and bad debt provisions

·       Client discounts and investment funds including intercompany postings

·       Contractor cost accruals

·       Control accounts including accounts receivable and payable

·       Adhoc reclasses when required

·       Responsible for financial control of assigned balance sheet reconciliations

·       Detailed analytical review of revenue and contractor margins against monthly forecasts

·       Partnering with Human Resources to ensure contractor headcount, costs and margins align with business expectations

·       Preparation of monthly reports to Global Finance team and senior management

·       Assist with queries from the offshore Expense processing teams and answering questions from onshore resources regarding expense processes

·       Provide guidance and assistance on queries from the nearshore Accounts Receivable team

·       Direct liaison with external auditors in completing audit review, including regulatory auditors

·       Support internal audits and SOX compliance reviews

·       Taking a proactive role in questioning processes in place with a view to continuous improvement

·       Be involved in ad-hoc tasks and projects which influence the financial accounting operations in UK and other related regions

·       Ensure cooperation with team members of the Finance function by an adequate involvement, communication and escalation of issues

·       Cover for weekly cash flow forecasts

·       Cover for weekly Accounts Payable and Expense pay cycles

·       Cash books and cash entries plus some bank reconciliations

·       Monthly transaction summaries to Corporate Services functions

·       Cover for VAT returns & PSA data sample review

·       Accounts Payable query support if offshore team are unclear on new vendor set ups and GL invoice processing

Profile:

·       Newly qualified (ACCA, ACA, CIMA) or qualified by experience with minimum 4 years of core accounting knowledge ideally within professional services industry, Tech, banking or consulting environment (although other industries considered).

·       Adaptable, flexible, reliable, professional and proactive

·       Self-starter with excellent analytical skills of large data sets and attention to detail

·       Takes pride in their work, energetic, resilient and takes ownership for the end to end revenue recognition process

·       Deadline orientated with effective time management and ability to work under pressure

·       Ability to quickly build relationships with internal and external contacts at all levels with confidence

·       Sound double entry and financial accounting knowledge

·       Solid experience of carrying out balance sheet reconciliations and dealing with historical outstanding items

·       Experience of accounting with emphasis on revenue for T&M and Fixed Priced projects

·       Strong Excel including functions such as vlookup and pivot tables

·       Good system skills (preferably PeopleSoft)

·       Experience of accounts payable and expense claim processes

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