Management Accountant

Division: Time Out Market Finance
Location: London
Reporting to: Time Out Market Finance Manager

Please note: as this role covers the US Time Out Markets, we would expect the successful candidate to work 11am - 7pm to overlap with US hours

Key Responsibilities

(Overall business partnering with GMs and FM)

  • Analysis of revenues across the Time Out Market US division
  • Production of management accounts for US entities (ensuring the accuracy, integrity of revenue recognition, control and timeliness to contribute to management accounts)
  • P&L review call with GMs, FM and FD
  • Post accrual and Pre-payments
  • Sales tax return for the US business
  • Reviewing pay list for the US business
  • Perform Balance Sheet reconciliation on a monthly basis
  • Preparation of Annual budgets and update forecast
  • Assist FM in year-end process and Annual audit
  • Reporting any issues to FM (as appropriate) when these could have an impact on the integrity or timeliness of the accounts
  • Working with the FM, FD and GMs (as appropriate) to improve and streamline the reporting outputs for the senior management
  • Ensuring that all information is accurate and checked before submitted monthly in accordance with the finance timetable
  • Assist FM in submit financial reports timely to ensure that other consolidation and board pack can be prepared on time
  • Undertaking special finance-related projects as required on FM/FD request
  • Point of Contact for the year-end audit process for the US entities
  • Weekly cash-flow management for US entities
  • Reporting to General managers on various KPI and monthly accounts
  • Concessionaire revenue reporting and payments
  • Daily Sales tracking for the KPIs and analysis purpose
  • Monthly reconciliations (various)
  • Payroll analysis and reconciliation

Skills and Experience

  • Qualified/Finalist accountant with experience in working within a finance team with 5 years’ experience
  • Strong accounting skills 
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Team management experience
  • Experience of accounting software systems preferably in SAP
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and reasoning skills
  • Ability to relate to an international audience  

What we look for in a candidate

Time Out is a company filled with individuals as diverse as the cities we live in and cover.  At the same time there are common characteristics and values we all share. To join our team, you’ll want to… 

  • Be commercially astute
  • Either have experience at or want to dive headfirst into a fast-paced digital-first company
  • Think globally
  • Have excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Have a high sense of ownership, urgency and drive
  • Be a team player

Culture Fit

At Time Out Group we believe in diversity and equal opportunity for all people.  We do not discriminate against external or internal candidates on the basis of age; disability; gender reassignment; race; religion or belief; sex; sexual orientation; marriage and civil partnership; and pregnancy and maternity. We believe that diversity develops creativity and enables personal and professional growth where we all learn from each other. We believe in an open culture where ideas are shared candidly and where there is no fear of failure, but rather an understanding that we must experiment and have the freedom to succeed. We believe that everyone has the right to express themselves as they are as this enriches us all. We believe in an open world and the pursuit of happiness, after all, we are in the happiness business.

About Time Out Group plc

It all began in London in 1968 when Time Out helped people discover the exciting new urban cultures that had started up all over the capital. Since then, this iconic brand has consistently maintained its status as the go-to source of inspiration for both locals and visitors alike.

Time Out Group has been named one of the Most Innovative Companies for 2020 by Fast Company - this prestigious annual list honours the businesses making the most profound impact on both industry and culture, showcasing a variety of ways to thrive in today’s fast-changing world. The Group comprises two highly synergistic business divisions: Time Out Media and Time Out Market. 

Time Out Media’s digital and physical media proposition comprises websites, mobile, social media, print and live events. Across these platforms, Time Out distributes its high-quality content – written and curated by local expert journalists – around the best food, drinks, culture, art, music, theatre, travel and entertainment in 328 cities and 58 countries. The Company is monetising this global reach and its strong traffic from a desirable audience via digital and print advertising as well as e-commerce. Since its launch 50 years ago, Time Out has become a global brand that advertisers and consumers love and trust.

Time Out Market is a food and cultural market leveraging the Time Out brand to bring the best of the city under one roof: its best chefs, drinks and cultural experiences – based on the editorial curation Time Out has always been known for. The first Time Out Market opened in Lisbon in 2014 and is now Portugal’s most popular attraction with 4.1 million visitors in 2019. Following this success, five new Time Out Markets opened in North America in 2019 in Miami, New York, Boston, Montréal and Chicago. A further pipeline of other global locations includes Dubai, Porto, London and Prague.

Across both business divisions, the Group’s mission is to help people around the world go out better. 

Time Out is headquartered in London (United Kingdom) and listed on London's AIM stock exchange, trading under the ticker symbol 'TMO'.

Time Out is a dynamic, pioneering brand and so is our team. We want to work with the best and brightest talent because we work for the world’s greatest cities, the people enjoying them and the businesses in them. As a truly global team we get to collaborate with colleagues from New York to Paris, Tokyo and Sydney and beyond. It’s our integrity, passion, curiosity, creativity and openness that make us successful and a unique team.

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