Management Accountant


Ref: MA50063

Central London
£150 - £200 per day depending on experience

Our client, a global restaurant group, is seeking a strong Management Accountant with previous multi-site experience to join initially for a period of 3 months with scope for the role to become permanent. Working with an accounting team of 4 to report accurate and timely information to the wider business. Reporting into the head of finance, you will be responsible for the creation and understanding of monthly management accounts for 16 restaurants.


  • Preparation of the management accounts including commentary
  • Preparation of individual restaurant P&L’s and distribution to site
  • Preparation of Balance Sheet Reconciliations – accruals, prepayments and payroll
  • Preparation of Accruals and Prepayments
  • Sales reconciliation with sales system
  • COS reconciliation 
  • Preparation of Head office costs and monthly P&L’s
  • Preparation of periodic reporting
  • Assisting with the implementation of IT systems
  • Assisting with budgeting and forecasting
  • Preparation of cost line schedules and analysis
  • Working with individual restaurants to understand their P&L and to make any adjustments where necessary
  • Other adhoc tasks


  • Finalist or Part-qualified ACCA / CIMA or equivalent
  • Experience in Multi-Site business is essential
  • Proficient Communication skills and interaction with individuals and non-finance departments a must
  • Ability to build relationships internally and externally
  • Excellent excel skills – ability to manipulate and interpret large volumes of information in a logical way
  • Seeks accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise work
  • Good communication skills
  • Great organisational skills

Walker Hamill has been a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for almost 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed companies, private equity backed businesses and privately owned, early stage ventures. We recruit across all sectors, but have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma/biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure and business services. We have offices in the UK, Switzerland and Australia.

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