Management Accountant

Management Accountant
Salary: depending on experience
Reporting to: Head of Finance
Full-time position, principally based at Yalding, Maidstone, with an element of home working 

Kelsey Media is a £25m annual turnover business with 90% of its revenues from publishing activities and 10% from events. The business grows through acquisition, production of new products and through digital development of existing brands. We are looking for an enthusiastic and talented finance professional to take the next step in their career and in the process make a real difference to the company by adding value and making an impact. You will be working alongside three other Management Accountants, reporting to the Head of Finance, and providing high-level analytical support for Publishers 

Key responsibilities 

  • Cash management and cash flow forecasting; 
  • Production of working-papers for the auditors to assist with the preparation of the statutory accounts; 
  • Monthly VAT returns; 
  • P11d and PSA; 
  • Assist in the preparation and review of monthly management accounts; 
  • Preparation of brand level annual budgets and forecasts; 
  • Production of ad hoc reports and analysis for publishers; 
  • Supervise and answer questions from junior members of the team; 
  • To assist and support the Head of Finance with ad hoc duties. 

Key skills / Requirements 

  • Possess a formal accounting qualification and worked in a medium to large finance department – qualified AAT and extensive practical experience considered otherwise ACA, ACCA or CIMA; 
  • An ability to advise and assist publishers with financial analysis; 
  • Ability to meet deadlines (Time Management). Well organised and able to prioritise tasks; 
  • The ability to partner closely with senior stakeholders with a practical, commercial approach; 
  • Patient and determined with strong verbal and written communication skills; 
  • Advanced Excel skills and ability to learn financial modelling. 

Personal qualities: You will be enthusiastic and committed, good at working under pressure, a good team player and quick to learn. Kelsey Values: Creativity, enthusiasm, passion, integrity, high standards, self-development, supportive of others, continual improvement 

If you would like to apply, please send a covering letter and CV to Paul Borsberry, Head of HR at Closing date for applications is Wednesday 24th February 2019