Management Accountant

Finance · Remote , Greater London
Department Finance
Employment Type Full-time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Prior experience working with online startups is essential for this role & only London-based applicants will be considered.

We are searching for a Management Accountant who will manage the end-to-end accounting and reporting processes. You will provide accurate and data-based information on the company’s accounts and financial statements. You will have sound knowledge of IFRS and should be able to manage all statutory reporting requirements in the UK.


The Management Accountant at Nexford will be the main person responsible for closing and consolidating financial statements, taking into account the company’s goals and financial standing, and Providing detailed analysis and reports to management on an ongoing basis.


The successful candidate will be assertive, organized, professional, highly analytical, and capable of solving problems. They also are likely to need to demonstrate patience and resilience and be calm under pressure.


Job Responsibilities 

  • In charge of monthly financial reports
  • Manage cash flow planning with strict adherence to budget and target burn.
  • Manage vendors and timely payment of all critical partners.
  • Assists in performing monthly reconciliations in general ledger, banks and invoices
  • Works on process improvements by leveraging technology
  • Produces monthly reports, internal management decks and presentations with cross-functional collaboration across departments
  • Works with external accountants to ensure that we report bookings on a monthly basis and record revenue accurately
  • Makes recommendations to improve the efficiency of processes and effectiveness of controls
  • Helps the accounting team by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures; providing trends and forecasts; explaining processes and techniques; recommending actions

Required Skills and Qualities

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint and high Tech literacy
  • Knowledge of Xero or similar accounting software is a significant plus
  • Excellent command of the English language is a must
  • Strong business sense, can-do attitude, high level of integrity, commitment, work ethic and values
  • Knowledge of financial planning principles and strategy, and highly analytical and data storytelling skills
  • Outstanding presentation, reporting and time-management skills
  • Proven knowledge of financial forecasting and diagnosis, and information analysis


Required Education and Experience

  • Professional Qualification (Preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree in a finance or business-related field of study
  • Excellent communication skills and email etiquette to address client concerns
  • Has 3 to 5 years’ experience in credit control and accounts receivables
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience working in a global, virtual setting


Compensation and Benefits

  • Work at a company with a social mission where you can make a real difference in the world
  • 25 days of vacation + 10 days of floating leave
  • 12 paid days of professional development time off, post-probation
  • 100% remote work
  • Contemporary collaboration tools
  • Free access to LinkedIn Learning from Day 1
  • An environment where you will be technically and intellectually challenged
  • An entrepreneurial and highly stimulating environment
  • 50% discounted tuition on all Nexford courses for your immediate family



About Nexford University

Nexford University is a next-generation university based in Washington DC offering a competency-based learning model. Nexford’s mission is to enable greater social and economic mobility by providing an affordable high-quality education that will positively impact millions of lives around the world.

Nexford offers the following degrees and certificates: Associate of Applied Science in Business (AAS), Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), MBA, nine undergraduate certificates and three graduate certificates in the field of business. Nexford provides learners with a fully online global education based on mastery of competencies relevant in the workplace. A global team of faculty and advisors support learning and professional success through the innovative use of technology, such as AI and machine learning.

We believe that a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive institution is a more innovative and successful one and, at Nexford University, we strive to build teams and foster a work environment that reflects our dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion. As part of this commitment, we recognize that an individual’s value and contributions extend beyond just technical skills. If your experience is close to what you see listed, please consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills—when coupled with passion, curiosity, and a can-do attitude—are keys to excellence; therefore, we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.  

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