Finance Manager

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-26

  • Startdate:

    October 2019

Finance Manager

Our client, an establisted entertainment brand, is seeking a qualified accountant with a strong background in financial and management accounting to take on a Finance Manager position within their growing, virbrant business reporting directly to the Finance Director

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with FD and MD on business performance and strategic goals
  • Review consolidated budgets and forecasts and ensure accuracy
  • Support and review preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Ensure succinct and clear Management Information for senior stakeholders
  • Ability to effectively partner outsourced finance team
  • Month-end, variance analysis, and insightful commentary
  • Work with auditors and respond to requests
  • Support year-end process and group consolidation
  • Identify financial risks and opportunities to support revenue growth and recognise/implement cost efficiencies whilst ensuring robust financial controls are met by the wider business
  • Manage, lead and inspire a small team to drive best-practice and support the growing finance needs of the business

Person Specification:

  • ACA/CIMA/ACCA qualified
  • Strong financial modelling skills
  • Previous experience managing 1-2 direct reports
  • Exposure to non-finance stakeholders from varied backgrounds
  • Strong management accounting background
  • Good technical understanding – IFRS and USGAAP desirable
  • Track record of driving commercial finance improvements
  • Able to work across geographies and time zones
  • Experience of working in a complex, matrix environment
  • Strong Excel skills