Assistant Management Accountant

  • Job Reference: LAD51257
  • Date Posted: 1 November 2017
  • Recruiter: Walker Dendle
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £30,000 to £32,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Study Support
  • Sector: Part Qualified
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Lisa Dendle
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 020 8408 9999

Job Description


A fabulous opportunity to join an original and famous food retailer in the UK at an exciting time. The company operates over 70 restaurants in the UK and several franchise operations across the world with further expansion planned.  

Reporting to the Finance Manager, this role is key to delivering quality financial information for the restaurants and the several franchise restaurants.

You will be:

 Part Qualified ACCA/CIMA or equivalent degree

  • Medium – Large Company experience (30+ cost centres)

  • Experience in Fixed Rent; Turnover Rent; Rates and Service Charges

  • Intermediate Excel skills

  • Accuracy and organisational skills

  • “Can” do attitude and proactive approach to drive efficiencies

  • Excellent communication skills and confident in liaising with Senior Management



  • Knowledge of Sage ERP X3 system

  • Multi site experience

    The Role includes:

    • Property – understanding property deals and maintaining up-to-date records of property charges
  • Business Rates – dealing with local authorities and external rates advisors and ensuring correct balances are reflected in ledger and correct amounts are paid on a timely basis.

  • Timely and accurate Balance Sheet reconciliations for fixed assets & fixed cost items e.g. rent, rates, insurance.

  • Liaising with capex budget holders discussing variances to budget and costs to completion.

  • Fixed Asset reporting including reconciling to Post Completion Audits, including all associated audit notes for Fixed Assets.

  • Timely and accurate Balance Sheet reconciliations for the group (UK & US entities), including all prepayment, accruals, fixed assets, accounts receivable.

  • Preparation of restaurant P&Ls at month end for the group (UK & US entities), including the raising of any necessary accruals and prepayments and preparing commentary on key variances to budget.

  • Accurate & timely distribution of P&L’s.

  • Monthly P&L reviews with Ops managers resolving any queries raised in a timely manner.

  • Completion of Government Statistical Returns.

  • Maintain all finance systems & constantly review ways of working with the system to improve efficiencies.

  • Assisting the FP&A team in the budget/forecast process.

  • Dealing with external audit queries.

  • Any other ad hoc duties as required by the Senior Management Team and Board of Directors.

We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive, if you have not heard from us within 10 days, your application has not been successful on this occasion. However, please do continue to apply for jobs advertised by Walker Dendle.