Segment Management Accountant, Finance & Accounting | Core Operations

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About the Company

FTI Consulting is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political and regulatory, reputational and transactional. Individually, each of our segments and practices is staffed with experts recognised for the depth of their knowledge and a track record of making an impact. Collectively, FTI Consulting offers a comprehensive suite of services designed to assist clients across the business cycle, from proactive risk management to rapid response to unexpected events and dynamic environments.

We work closely with our clients to help them anticipate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities arising from factors such as the economy, financial and credit markets, governmental legislation and regulation, and litigation. We provide our clients with expert advice and solutions involving turnaround and restructuring (including bankruptcy), business transformations (including performance improvement), interim management, transactions (including mergers and acquisitions ("M&A"), forensic accounting and advisory services, global risk & investigations ("GRIP"), antitrust and competition matters, international arbitrations, regulated industries, securities litigation and risk management, electronic discovery management (or "e-discovery"), managed document review, collection and computer forensics), information governance, privacy and security, M&A crisis and special situation communications, and public affairs communications.

Our clients include Fortune 500 corporations, FTSE 100 companies, global banks, major law firms, and local, state and national governments and agencies around the globe.

The Europe, Middle East and Africa ("EMEA") region, consists of 24 offices located in 12 countries - Belgium, Denmark, France, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Qatar, South Africa, Spain, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.

About the Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our EMEA Finance team for a Management Accountant. Working in a department of 40 supporting the EMEA region of FTI Consulting, this role is ideally suited to someone who is newly qualified or up to 2 years PQE, and possesses excellent communication, organisational and time management skills.

Primary Duties

Participate in accounting for segment management accounting, primarily the recording and record keeping of Revenue, expense accruals, prepayments, and payroll benefits for the EMEA Region Forensic Litigation Consulting and Economic Consulting Segments. This position will also include certain monthly close processes and account reconciliations as well as providing analysis and information to key EMEA Region segment finance personnel for tracking and management decision making purposes.
  • Monthly Accounting Close
  • Revenue recognition:
    • Review sales contracts to ensure proper revenue recognition under ASC 606 for US GAAP
    • Analyse and understand various products/business and revenue/expense streams to ensure proper revenue recognition and proper code setup in the system
    • Month end closing of monthly revenue and expense ledgers with rigorous closing schedules: prepare revenue journal entries and account reconciliations.
    • Assist in compliance with revenue recognition policies under revenue recognition standards ASC 606 US GAAP.
  • Prepare and post journal entries including, variable compensation accruals, prepaid expenses, expense accruals
  • Preparation of general ledger account reconciliations in line with SOX requirements
  • Assist EMEA Finance team in the enhancement of month-end processes including month-end accounting and ensuring compliance with US GAAP
  • Coordinate inter-company reconciliations entries for EMEA entities with multiple FTI group companies
  • Maintain journal entry tracking spreadsheet for the EMEA Region segment management accounting team. Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations for related accounts.
  • Strict adherence with the SOX compliance process (handle SOX queries, SOX self-assessment)
  • Assist with preparation and finalisation of annual statutory accounts for EMEA entities
  • Direct liaison with external auditors
  • Other duties and ad hoc support as directed by the EMEA Region Segment Manager - Forensic Litigation Consulting/Economic Consulting

Essential Knowledge and Skills
  • Newly qualified accountant or up to 2 years PQE (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Experience of performing month end close process either within industry or from an audit/review perspective
  • Knowledge of US GAAP, IFRS, UK GAAP or other European GAAP, and Sarbanes Oxley environments
  • Ability to prioritise and work to tight month-end deadlines
  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to work in a team
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel, including pivot tables and analysis formulas
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skill
  • Self-starter, confident with outgoing personality and highly professional approach to their work

Desirable Knowledge and Skills
  • Professional services experience
  • Experience of working in a matrix organisation and dealing with European subsidiaries

FTI Consulting can offer a competitive and attractive rewards package, excellent training and development opportunities, a supportive and friendly environment and the opportunity to achieve your potential.

FTI Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer #LI-MD1Our Benefits

Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits.

We offer a competitive benefits and wellbeing programme including private medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, income protection, flex critical illness cover, 5% employer pension contribution, holiday buy, discounted gym membership, interest free travel loans, paid volunteer hours and corporate matching for charitable donations, and much more.

About FTI Consulting

What makes us unique? With more than 6,250 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.

FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes . For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter ( @FTIConsulting ), Facebook and LinkedIn .

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

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Firm: FTI Consulting

Location: London


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