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FILLED – Interim Financial Reporting Manager – VFR2953

Role: Interim Financial Reporting Manager

Contract: 6 – 9 months

Industry: Integrated Creative Agency

Location: London – Hybrid

Salary: £45,000 – £55,000

Reporting to: Finance Director

Start: Early November

Reference: VisionFR 2953

VisionFR is helping a fab creative agency find an Interim Financial Reporting Manager for a 6 – 9 month. This is an exciting opportunity to support the Finance Director with month end reporting processes, group and statutory reporting and agency finance management. This is a great opportunity to roll up your sleeves up and muck in, developing a positive and collaborative relationship with all departments.

Finance Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the smooth running of the day-to-day transactional finance function.
  • In conjunction with the Management Accountant, deliver month end close to the Finance Director balance sheet reconciliation, P&L review and commentary.
  • Delivery of month end and period end reporting
  • Help the Finance Director to develop compliance control structure inline with Group requirements and report on quarterly basis into Group Compliance.
  • Take the lead role in the agencies year processes including working with external accountants on preparation of the statutory accounts and corporation tax and providing audit support as required.
  • OneFinance integration support, moving from existing Paprika finance package onto SAP ahead of legal integration date (anticipated 1st July 2024)
  • Ad hoc support to Finance Director and Agency as required including but not limited to commercial support on client analysis, new business tender opportunities and client reporting requests.

Key Requirements/Skills

  • Computer skills: Advanced at using MS Office programmes (Word, PowerPoint and Excel). Experience using Paprika finance package preferred but not essential if can demonstrate intuitive use working in alternative finance systems.
  • Numeracy: An advanced understanding of Finance team processes and how they add value. Attention to detail required to ensure accuracy of reporting in numbers.
  • Communication skills: An exemplary communicator with passion for business and the opportunity to add value to the agency.
  • Solutions orientated: Able to develop new processes or improve existing processes to get required outputs for reporting purposes.
  • ACA/ACCA or CIMA qualified

VisionFR is committed to encouraging equality, diversity, inclusion and eliminating unlawful discrimination within our workforce and whilst fulfilling our Client recruitment needs.

Due to the high level of applications being received if you do not hear from us within 5 working days, please assume your application has not been successful on this occasion, usually due to other candidates having more relevant sector exposure, qualifications or required skills. We thank you for your interest.

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