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Senior Management Accountant

Multiverse

Multiverse

Accounting & Finance
London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

We’re on a mission to provide equitable access to economic opportunity, for everyone.

We close critical skill gaps in the workforce through a new kind of apprenticeship that combines work and learning. We begin by recognizing high-potential individuals both inside and outside of a company's current workforce and then we create applied, guided and equitable learning programs, with measurable impact. Because we believe the world needs a better way to match its potential.

We work with over 1,500 leading companies including the likes of Microsoft, Citi and Just Eat to help solve their business-critical problems, and we’ve trained over 16,000 professional apprentices in the tech and data skills of the future. This is made possible by our global team who are driven to achieve a mission that matters, together.

Join Multiverse and help us set a new course for work.

The opportunity

Join our hyper-growth fast-paced organisation. We are seeking a candidate with relevant skills and experience to assume the role of Senior Management Accountant, responsible for month end financial reporting process.

At Multiverse, we rely on a meticulous financial system to drive our business forward. The individual will be responsible for the execution of our month-end close processes for all of business entities (in UK and abroad).

This is an exciting role for an individual to contribute meaningfully to our growing team, support our international success and develop their career.

Objective of this role

  • Accountability for preparing sub-ledger close each month/quarter end for all entities

  • Maintaining financial policies to keep business partners intact in relation to month end financial closing process

  • Exercise integrity and confidentiality in financial reporting

Specifically, you will:

  • Facilitate and complete sub-ledger close for each month end (P&L and Balance Sheet journal preparation) for multi-entities

  • Preparer for all monthly balance sheet reconciliations for Finance Managers’ review and for communication with business partners regularly to ensure all balances are accurately reflecting the business’ position at each reporting date

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual analytic schedules with detailed commentary explaining variances above predetermined thresholds

  • Enhance documentation over established accounting policies, finance processes with references to best practices

  • Lead AR collection efforts, review aging reports and monitor bad debt balances

  • Assist with annual external auditor requests during different times of the year

  • Assist with UK tax and other regulatory matters, where applicable

  • Assist finance managers in their ad hoc projects as needed by the business

  • Assist with AP and AR related operational work (invoice processing and shared inbox management) during peak period

  • Demonstrate adaptability and the ability to collaborate effectively with wider team members.

About you:

  • Qualified accountant (if part-qualified, must be close to completion with less than 3 papers left)

  • Understanding of basic principles of finance, accounting and bookkeeping as well as compliance requirements around accounts payable processes (both UK and US)

  • Understand expense accounts and cost centres

  • Ability to work on various entities with multi-currencies

  • Highly organised, attention to details, good time-management skills as well as proactive in stakeholder management with business partners

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse groups.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of company and partner information

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and G-suite applications

Preferred skills and qualifications

  • Experience with accounting software's such as NetSuite

  • Experience with online platforms such as Tipalti, Expensify and TravelPerk

  • Experience working with late stage start-ups and/or public companies

Benefits

  • Time off - 27 days holiday, plus 7 additional days off: 1 life event day, 2 volunteer days and 4 company-wide wellbeing days

  • Health & Wellness- private medical Insurance with Bupa, a medical cashback scheme, life insurance, gym membership & wellness resources through Gympass and access to Spill - all-in-one mental health support

  • Hybrid & remote work offering - with weekly visits to the London office and the opportunity to work abroad 45 days a year

  • Team fun - weekly socials, company-wide events and office snacks!

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We’re an equal opportunities employer. And proud of it. Every applicant and employee is afforded the same opportunities regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. This will never change.

Safeguarding

All posts in Multiverse involve some degree of responsibility for safeguarding. Successful applicants are required to complete a Disclosure Form from the Disclosure and Barring Service ("DBS") for the position. Failure to declare any convictions (that are not subject to DBS filtering) may disqualify a candidate for appointment or result in summary dismissal if the discrepancy comes to light subsequently.