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Finance Manager – Creative Communications Agency – Central London

 

Our Client is an independent, global, creative communications, events, social media and content marketing agency.

They are now seeking a Finance Manager to join the team. Competitive salary c£50-62k + exceptional benefits

They are a fun, lively company where cultural fit is very important.

 Role Overview

  • Reports to the Finance Director, the Finance Manager should be the main point of contact for all things financial and is key to the day to day running of the business – it is a very hands on role
  • Responsible for all monthly reporting supervised by the FD
  • Support the FD with accounting and commercial aspects of running UK and overseas businesses
  • Must maintain a strong working relationship with the senior management in the group as well as the wider group finance teams
  • Will work closely with other finance teams within the business

 

Key Responsibilities as FINANCE MANAGER will include:

 

Management Reporting;

  • Ensure that all key financial milestones and timelines are met
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts for the businesses
  • Ownership of balance sheet accounts at month end
  • Report key ratios as part of management accounts
  • Ensure intercompany billing across the group is billed on time and reconciled on monthly basis
  • Ensure IT recharges are billed and reconciled on a monthly basis
  • Ensure FX profit and losses are reconciled monthly
  • Preparation of annual budget and annual reforecast
  • Preparation of financial element of quarterly business review
  • Variance analysis to prior year and budget across all  P&L nominals
  • Ensure format and consistency of ALL reporting is in line with that of other Group businesses, in addition to preparing ad-hoc documents as requested by Senior Management
  • Statutory and compliance reporting
  • Quarterly VAT return preparation and submission
  • P11d’s and PSA calculations and submissions (oversee finance assistants)

 

  • Audit
  • Consolidation
  • General Project Management and WIP
  • Sales Ledger
  • Purchase Ledger

General/Other

  • Take active role and assist FD in commercial discussion/negotiations.
  • Preparation of ad-hoc projects/reporting and analysis
  • Maintain strong working relationships with all suppliers, clients and fellow employees
  • Implementation of new processes where necessary
  • Maintain professionalism and integrity at all times

 

 

Key Attributes as Finance Manager required:

 

  • Experience of managing Work in Progress
  • ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualification or part qualification is essential
  • Previous agency experience and working with agency account teams
  • Previous experience of managing junior team
  • Strong Financial Reporting background
  • Experience using Paprika would be advantageous
  • Diligent, positive, proactive and enthusiastic – inspire others

 

 

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