Cost Management Accountant - Asset Management - London

Job Title: Cost Management Accountant - Asset Management - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Reference: BBBH21710_1560185160
Contact Name: Tom Baker
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 10, 2019 17:46

Job Description

Twenty Recruitment are working with an Asset Manager that are looking for a cost management accountant. You will be helping manage the cost base of the business from month end accounting to analysis and reporting, business support and forecasting.


  • Management of Cost month end accounting, including
    • Accruals, Prepayments and Reclasses
    • Fixed asset register
    • Project accounting
    • Intercompany reconciliations for all AL legal entities
  • Production of Cost centre level reports detailing actuals vs budget across key budget lines including supporting analysis of key variances
  • Ownership of key bank accounts and reconciliations
  • Assisting in the development and production of the medium and long-term strategies for the cost base of the bank and its subsidiary entities
  • Ad-hoc support to all cost centre owners regarding cost queries
  • Support the construction of all business cases relating to investment planning and project spend
  • Working with cost centre owners to aid understanding of the cost base & its drivers, driving productivity improvements and cost savings
  • Develop a monthly rolling forecast model across key lines, providing a short term outlook of indicative costs for the remainder of the year
  • Responding to all cost related queries from internal and external audit and the statutory accounting team
  • Working with the AP manager to enable smooth running of payments, supplier set up and management of expenses
  • Own and develop an Activity Based Costing framework for the allocation of all costs across Business Units via a transparent and equitable process


  • Qualified or part qualified accountant (CIMA / ACCA / ACA)
  • Experience in a Cost or similar role would be beneficial
  • Strong excel skills

Please reach out to Tom Baker at Twenty Recruitment for more information