Senior Finance Manager - Advertising Business

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact email:

    james.harold@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-25

Senior Finance Manager

We are looking for an ambitious Senior Finance Manager to join our client - a rapidly growing advertising business based in Central London.  This is a broad role which will look after budgeting, forecasting, reporting and managing a team of qualified accountants.

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
  • 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 of analysts to drive best-practice commercial finance support to 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 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 in Excel