Finance Manager

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Salary:

    £55,000-£65,000 depending upon experience

  • Contact:

    Alex Beadle

  • Contact email:

    alex.beadle@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-01

Our client is an international video-on-demand business that has seen substantial recent investment and is forecasting healthy growth as a result. The Finance Manager will cover a broad role with both reporting and commercial responsibilities, setting and maintaining the control environment, and ensuring sensible commercial decisions around content production and acquisition.

Coupled with a great working environment and a friendly team, this role is ideal for an aspirational finance professional with an enthusiasm for television and the media sector in general.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Financial reporting
    • Control of financial records and general ledger maintenance
    • Manages all period closes
    • Management of 2 junior members of staff
    • Review of VAT returns and VAT audit work
    • Point of contact for UK auditors and manage that stat accounts preparation
  • Financial planning and analysis
    • Supervise budget and forecast preparation
    • Assist with profitability analysis
    • Investment analysis for content acquisition, ensuring suitable ROI
    • Appraisal and analysis of new business model, as worldwide on-demand is rolled out
    • Ad-hoc analysis for the FD and MD where required

Suitable candidates will match the following:

  • Qualified accountant with post qualification experience (ACA, CIMA, ACCA)
  • Media sector experience would be preferred
  • Strong communication skills and an ability to business partner with non-finance
  • Analytical and problem-solving skillset
  • Great communication skills
  • Team orientated attitude, and an ability to manage and mentor others
  • Experience of stat accounts preparation