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FILLED – Senior Finance Manager – Sole Role to grow into FD – VFR2940

Role: Senior Finance Manager – Sole Role to grow into FD

Permanent: Full-time

Sector: Creative Design Agency

Location: London Hybrid – 3 days in the office

Salary £60,000 – £70,000 depending on experience & qualifications

Ref: VisionFR 2940

Our Client is a creative design agency based near Farringdon. Sustainability is at their core. This is a newly created Senior Finance Manager – Sole Role initially, working in a fast paced and dynamic business. You will be supported by a commercially minded MD and it is the intention that this role will grow into the Finance Director/ HOF role over the next months 18. Initially a hands on role sole role but as the company grows so will the team.

Key areas of responsibilities of the Senior Finance Manager – Sole Role

  • Owning the day to day activities of the finance function
  • Responsible for month end, quarterly and annual reporting
  • Interpreting the financial information and presenting it concisely to the Managing Director
  • Bookkeeping, reconciliations and posting journals
  • Coding expenses (billable, non-billable and overheads) and tracking expenses
  • Raising sales invoices
  • Chasing overdue AR balances
  • External reporting including quarterly VAT returns, corporation tax, PAYE & NI etc
  • Preparing annual statutory accounts
  • Manage cashflow
  • Keep metrics and communicate status to stakeholders
  • Take ownership of banking arrangements
  • Oversee monthly payroll with support from the Managing Director
  • Liaise with Client Partnerships to support pipelines and fee tracking activities
  • Supporting on Companies House secretarial tasks
  • Managing the accounts payable ledger
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Ensures finance systems and processes are appropriate for the business
  • Interacting and supporting account management on their jobs and Budgets

The Senior Finance Manager – Sole Role will have the following attributes:

  • Finalist or ideally fully qualified ACCA/ACA/CIMA/CPA
  • Understanding of working in a creative agency and fast paced environment
  • Ambition to shape the future and grow into the FD
  • Collaborative ways of working
  • Paprika would be amazing but not essential
  • A passion for design
  • Actively seek opportunities to display rigour and attention to detail
  • A positive and proactive attitude
  • A solution orientated mindset
  • An interest in exploring new processes, tools and ways of working

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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