Management Accountant

Application deadline: 31/07/2024
Location: London, UK

Reporting to: Group Finance Controller

Type of employment: Full-time, employed

Experience: 5+ years of accounting experience

Who we are

Global Lingo is an ambitious and fast-growing professional Language Service Provider, with offices in the UK (Global HQ), USA, Romania, Singapore, Australia and Guatemala. We have a commitment to being a caring, open and inclusive company. We are agile and have a can-do attitude, which puts client service and quality at the absolute forefront of everything that we do.

The role

A Management Accountant is an integral position within our finance department. The key function of this role is to process and analyse financial information and follow effective strategies to enhance overall business performance.

The Management Accountant has accountability for preparing, developing, and applying findings from financial reports. Responsibilities include maintaining financial policies and management information systems, alongside establishing effective communication channels to inform management on all aspects of company finance.

Education & experience

- Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or similar
- Fully (or part) qualified accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA)
- 2 years’ experience in a similar role in a related business

What we are looking for

Thorough understanding of management information systems
Exceptional interpersonal skills and able to successfully communicate with people at all levels, both financial and non-financial
Highly competent, with solid commercial acumen
Dynamic, committed, and experience

Key responsibilities

Provide accurate and sound management reporting to assist with key decision making
Produce month end, quarter end, and year end journals
Prepare statutory and management accounts
Analyse financial information to assist business profitability and growth
Contribute to annual budgeting and planning process
Manage capital expenditure
Produce financial statements including P&L accounts, cash flows, variance analysis and commentaries
Ensure compliance with all financial regulations
Review accounting processes and practices and improve where necessary to ensure efficient financial operations
Accountability for cash flow and production of forecasts
Review company assets and liabilities
Prepare monthly reconciliations for all accounts
Assessment of monthly expenses
Calculation, presentation, and payment of VAT and regional equivalents
Production of relevant commercial analysis e.g. margins and pricing
Overseeing accounting procedures and supervising junior financial department team members

Competency requirements

We are looking for a results-driven and confident Management Accountant to support our finance function. You have excellent English language skills, both written and spoken. You have a strong understanding of accounting principles and are a logical and process-oriented thinker with strong attention to detail. You have excellent arithmetic understanding and good Microsoft Office skills. Nonetheless, you are self-motivated, well organized and with good time management skills and enjoy teamwork and team spirit.

The ideal candidate should possess strong analytical skills, exceptional problem-solving skills, a flair for numbers and be highly organized.

If you are a dedicated finance professional with a passion for operations, Global Lingo is a fit for you!

Why Global Lingo

Global Lingo is certified with Great Place To Work, where 90% of employees at Global Lingo say it is a great place to work compared to 57% of employees at a typical U.S.-based company. 100% of our employees agree that:

  • Management is approachable, easy to talk with.
  • I am given the resources and equipment to do my job.
  • Management shows appreciation for good work and extra effort.
  • Management recognizes honest mistakes as part of doing business.
  • We celebrate people who try new and better ways of doing things, regardless of the outcome.

In 2023 we were also awarded the Best Employers in Localisation Awards (BELA) ‘Best Language Service Provider for Career Progression’ award. BELA works to celebrate the very best employers within the Language Services industry from around the world.

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In addition, to our globally recognised efforts in employee wellbeing, we also offer:

  • Competitive compensation plan
  • Implemented strategy for personal development plan
  • Flexible working policy
  • Constructive and consultative working environment
  • Benefits plan

*Our benefits plan varies according to the country you are in, so please reach out in case you have any questions.

Are you ready for a new challenge? Apply today!

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Certified as a Great Place To Work

Everyone who works at our offices knows what a great working environment and culture we have. But it’s always nice when the effort we put in gets recognised.

You can find out more on our Great Place To Work profile.