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The Role / Position Overview

TNW is hiring for a Management Accountant who will be responsible for supporting the company management use of the financial information to inform business strategy and to relay information from the finance department to the management team.

The Management Accountant will have 3 years of experience working in a similar role and be responsible for producing the monthly management accounts.

About The Next Web (TNW)

The Next Web is an Amsterdam-based events and media company with a focus on new technology and start-ups in Europe. You may find more information about TNW here.

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparation of the Weekly Sales Report 

  • Timely and accurate month end processing and reporting of revenues and costs (variable and overheads) and variance analysis as required by key stakeholders

  • Preparation of monthly revenue journals for accrued and deferred revenue and costs

  • Monthly headcount & payroll reconciliation

  • Preparation of monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliations (4 main balances)

  • Support in preparing timely and accurate quarterly forecasts for revenue and costs (with attention to detail specifically in regards to resource cost analysis)

  • Support in preparing the monthly commission pay out

  • Checking each issued sales invoice for accuracy and vat application

  • Credit card expenses reporting

  • External auditors first point of contact 

  • Contribution of ideas to help streamline our processes and develop our reporting to the business

  • Ad hoc analysis and reporting as required by the business and the Senior Commercial Finance Business Partner


  • ACCA/CIMA part-qualified or equivalent. A bachelor's degree in Accountancy, Financial Management or equivalent would be an advantage.

  • A minimum of 3 years work experience in a relevant finance environment.

  • Confident communicator with a variety of audiences and fluent in English (spoken and written) for regular interactions with the Finance teams, the businesses, other support functions, and in some cases external third parties. This role will also have a high degree of virtual interaction (telephone, video and email) with the UK, US and other FT global offices.

  • Intermediate level with MS Excel is essential (advanced level preferred).

  • Experience with Google suite, Oracle Accounts and Essbase would be an advantage.

  • Demonstrable analytical skills, comfortable with large financial data sets.

  • Effective organization and time management skills, able to handle multiple requests and prioritize accordingly. 

  • Strong work ethic and self-motivated with an ability to work independently. 

  • Great attention to details and hold a high standard to one’s work . 

  • Proactive to understand customer needs and take initiative to problem solve.

  • Technical experience with or the ability to adapt quickly to newly implemented general ledger systems as well as other supporting systems

What’s in it for you? Our Benefits

Our benefits vary depending on location, but we are committed to providing best in class perks across all our offices as well as an inclusive environment to develop your career. Examples of our benefits include; generous annual leave allowances, flexible working (including working from home), medical cover, enhanced maternity & paternity packages, subsidised gym memberships and Giving Back opportunities. Full details of our benefits can be found here.

Further Information

The FT are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.


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