Management Accountant

Your Community:

Our Commercial Community looks to support our people in creating transformative brands that move businesses, people and the world forward. Our business never stands still, we believe that our commercial activities shouldn't either. We strive for continuous improvement of our tools and processes to support growth, while retaining the quality of the work and our talent and culture.

Your role:

Your role will be part of a team of three and is expected to be the main point of contact between the the Wolff Olins studio and Omnicom Shared Service Centre. You will be required to manage the formulation of the month-end management accounts and internal reporting to key stakeholders.

You are responsible for:

  • The preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Variance analysis of income and costs to forecast
  • Assisting with the preparation of monthly P&L cost forecasting
  • Assisting with the submission of management accounts into HFM for month-end and forecasting periods
  • Assisting with the preparation of HFM and Omnicom Group reporting
  • Reviewing the balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Owning the Net Working Capital reporting (AP, AR, WIP) to ensure network KPI’s are maintained
  • Reviewing weekly and monthly cash flow reports
  • Maintaining the fixed asset register
  • Maintaining community budget schedules and providing monthly reports to budget holders
  • Assisting with quarterly SBOX audits
  • Liaising with agencies to determine intercompany recharges and the reconciliation of these accounts
  • Maintaining the revenue tracker
  • Reviewing open PO’s on a monthly basis to use as a base for accruals
  • Compiling monthly internal management reporting
  • Being the finance point of contact for Omnicom shared service
  • Submitting FD expenses on a monthly basis
  • Assisting with the chasing of timesheets
  • Other administrative duties as and when required

You will have

  • Part or fully qualified CIMA, ACCA or equivalent
  • Experience of working for a subsidiary of a parent company or within a shared service environment
  • Experience of Microsoft AX and HFM is desirable
  • Intermediate excel skills

You should:

Be Pragmatic- You are practically minded, you learn by experience and place a high emphasis on the common sense approach. You are continually identifying ways to improve systems and processes. You get to the heart of the issue and trust your intuition and judgement.

Be Conscientious- You place a strong emphasis on meeting deadlines and finishing tasks. You are meticulous in ensuring the details are right and that things have been carefully thought through. You are diligent with regards to rules and procedures.

Deliver with intent- you are organised in your approach to work, using your intuition to prioritise. You are principled in upholding standards, confidentiality, and ensuring the business behaves fairly and ethically. You enjoy multitasking, working at a fast pace and being busy.

Take an analytical approach - You love data, technology, analysing information and establishing the facts. You ask probing questions, understand the logic behind arguments and seek solutions to issues which arise. You can distil information to make robust rationale business recommendations and can present information clearly and concisely in person or in writing.

Our focus on people and the world:

Wolff Olins believes in creating an environment where people can bring their whole selves to work. We are interested in our people having diverse points of view and different perspectives on the world. We set out to equip our people with the knowledge, confidence and tools to do the best work of their lives. Our purpose is to help our people create transformative brands that push businesses, people and the world forward.

Please note that this is not a fully remote role, we work in the office 2 to 3 days a week ( flexible)

Recruiters, we are not currently looking to partner with any recruitment agencies on this role. We will reach out if and when we require additional support.