Management Accountant

About You.

You’re currently working in a Blue Chip company as a Management Accountant and having been there for a while, the idea of joining one of the fastest growing British beauty businesses appeals.

You’ve already gained an accountancy qualification such as CIMA / ACCA / ACA (or are almost there) and want to find your next role, one that offers a bit more “oomph”.

About the Role.


You’ll ensure that all financial and management accounting functions are accurately completed in a timely manner and will provide support to the CFO as required.

Your role will cover four different areas of work:

Month End

  • You’ll take overall responsibility for KMI’s Month End timings and requirements, liaising with other departments and providing training as required
  • Review the Month End Checklist and ensure target timescales are met
  • Review the Trial Balance of each company in the KMI Group each month to ensure accruals, prepayments and actuals have been posted correctly
  • Ensure all royalties and commissions are accurately calculated and accrued
  • Ensure all intercompany balances match at month end and any recharges are made within the month incurred
  • Review on a monthly basis all Balance Sheet accounts
  • Run Standard vs Invoice Report and review to ensure relevant comments are collected and standards updated as required
  • Import Month End accounts into the Datafile and reconcile


  • Prepare the Budget template documents
  • Train all staff on use of the Budget files
  • Consolidate and load all Budget input data into Datafile in line with agreed timings
  • Run all Budget reporting as required in line with agreed timings
  • Review Budget output to ensure all information is accurate and liaise with other departments for resolution as required
  • Transition Budget files into Forecast files that can be loaded with actual data
  • Ensure all actuals are updated into the forecast files
  • Recommend and implement any updates required to Forecast files to improve process and accuracy
  • Consolidate and load all forecast data into Datafile in line with agreed forecast timings
  • Run all forecast reporting as required in line with agreed forecast timings
  • Review forecast output to ensure all information is accurate and liaise with other departments for resolution as required


  • Ensure all Month End reporting is completed as per the Month End Checklist
  • Prepare and Review all royalty reports before issuing to licensors
  • Calculate monthly EC Sales and Intrastat reports and report to HMRC
  • Prepare and file the quarterly VAT Return
  • Prepare Business Plans with internal Stakeholders and update template to reflect business changes as required
  • Review and prepare the Management Pack and add relevant commentary
  • Update and review UK Cash forecast
  • Update and review USA Cash forecast

Staff Management/HR

  • Update any new starters with Sage Payroll
  • Update Royal London website with any new joiners, pension changes and leavers
  • Order monthly Childcare Vouchers on the Edenred site
  • Reconcile the pension and payroll related balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis
  • Prepare the monthly payroll payments file on and submit to the Financial Controller for approval
  • Ensure the PAYE payment is made to HMRC each month
  • Prepare and post monthly payroll journal
  • Administer and approve the USA payroll on TriNet

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