Management Accountant

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • InMotion Ventures
  • 11 Aug 17

Powered by Jaguar Land Rover, InMotion Ventures invests in high-growth mobility start-ups and is currently looking for a management accountant to support our expanding team.

About us

InMotion Ventures invests in high-growth companies in the mobility and smart transportation sector. Powered by Jaguar Land Rover, we are dedicated to backing innovations that will change the way we move – forever.

We invest globally at all stages from Seed to Series B, and our London-based Accelerator program offers pre-seed investment and hands-on support to 8-10 early stage startups every year.

Alongside our core investment activity, we also collaborate with the wider Jaguar Land Rover business to develop new products and services that provide better experiences for both new and existing customers.

About the Role

We are looking for a management accountant to support our expanding team. InMotion is a new venture that requires a team member who is flexible in a changing environment and can help define the management accounting structure going forward. This role provides a great opportunity for the right individual to make a significant contribution to a growing company.

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparation, maintenance and reconciliation of accounting records for the InMotion entity within SAP and HFM corporate systems, including intercompany accounts between InMotion and other JLR companies.
  • Administration of the monthly payroll, and the ongoing control of income and expenditure.
  • Accounting for subsidiaries, associates, and other non-controlling investments, along with appropriate tests for impairment.
  • Provide assistance to portfolio companies as needed to ensure that JLR reporting requirements are met.
  • Preparation of year-end accounts, tax returns, monthly management accounts, quarterly forecasts, budgets, business plans and commentaries.
  • Maintenance of key performance indicators and other business intelligence.
  • Local point of contact for JLR treasury, accounting and tax teams.
  • Maintenance of service level agreements and billings.
  • Tax analysis.
  • Monitoring of local control environment.
  • Support annual statutory audit and other compliance audits as required.
  • Preparing management information /statistics as required by senior management.

Key Relationships

Sebastian Peck, Managing Director – InMotion Ventures

Mark Newman, Finance Director – InMotion Ventures

Rithwan Ismail, Finance Analyst – Jaguar Land Rover


About You

  • A self-starter, with a high degree of pro-activity; being able to take ownership and responsibility, driving initiatives forward and making things happen.
  • Agile professional able to deal with fast paced/dynamic environment.
  • Champion for driving efficiency, process improvements and challenging the status quo.
  • Excellent organisational skills with a close attention to detail, and a commitment to delivery.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Collaborative style of working.
  • Absolute integrity and trustworthiness.

Technical requirements & experience

  • Solid and demonstrable experience in a similar accounting role.
  • Experience of early stage venture capital an advantage.
  • Advanced working knowledge of SAP and HFM is essential.
  • Experience in modelling detailed Microsoft Excel models.
  • Professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA).

About Us

  • Competitive compensation package and unique personal development opportunities
  • Awesome office in the heart of Shoreditch, moving to Kings Cross within 3 months
  • Free fruit, treats and desk beers
  • Work alongside inspirational founders, mentors and other start-ups