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Management Accountant

Job Title:
Management Accountant

Job Ref:

Tower Bridge, SE1



Job Description

Management Accountant

Department: Finance

Reporting to (title): Divisional Financial Controller

Location:Tower Bridge, SE1

Working pattern: Full Time, permanent

Summary of role

Exciting opportunity to join the accounting team focused on the preparation and analysis of financial reporting for the Comparison division of ZPG. In anticipation of further expansion of the Group as it enters a new phase of growth under private equity ownership, ZPG is looking to add to its world class finance team. The role is a core part of a growing finance team that will evolve over the coming years and comes with ample opportunities to develop and have exposure to broader finance functions. The role has come available through an internal promotion, something that is strongly supported by the team.

Reporting to the Divisional Finance Controller, the Management Accountant will be responsible for revenue reporting in the Energy vertical as well as Payroll, VAT, month end procedures and ad-hoc project work. The role requires strong analytical skills, stakeholder management and the ability to multitask and prioritise.

Key responsibilities

  • Accurate financial reporting of Energy revenue in accordance with IFRS 15
  • Liaising with Energy`s finance development and commercial teams to understand reporting issues and risks associated with underlying switching data from the uSwitch site
  • Maintaining control over credit exposure associated with ZPG`s Energy partners initiating action to reduce risk where necessary
  • Assisting the Commercial Finance team in their analysis and forecasting of Energy revenue
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns for Money and uSwitch
  • Review of Comparison payroll and preparation of PSA and P11d calculations
  • Assist in the production of management accounts including timely ledger posting of month end journals
  • Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations to agreed deadlines with all reconciling items investigated and resolved promptly
  • Review of bi-monthly payment runs
  • Assist in ad hoc projects and process improvement initiatives as required by the finance team`s overall roadmap

Essential skills

  • Newly qualified or approaching qualification
  • Comfortable working with multiple stakeholders
  • Strong attention to detail with good analytical skills
  • Self starter who can work on their own initiative
  • Strong excel skills

About ZPG (

ZPG owns and operates some of the UK`s most trusted digital brands that help empower smarter property and household decisions including Zoopla, uSwitch, Money, PrimeLocation and SmartNewHomes.

We are also one of the leading residential property data and software providers with a range of products including Hometrack, Calcasa, TechnicWeb, Ravensworth, Alto, Jupix, ExpertAgent, PropertyFile and MoveIT. Our websites and apps attract over 50 million visits per month and over 25,000 business partners use our services.

ZPG was founded in 2007 and has a highly experienced management team, led by Founder & CEO, Alex Chesterman OBE.

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