Finance Manager

Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000
Reference: 5598
Contact Name: Ciaran Donaghy
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 21, 2019 13:16

Job Description

Have you reached a glass ceiling in your development as a Management Accountant? Are you seeking a role that will afford you the chance to manage a small team? Do you want to work closely with a Finance Director in a fast-paced, growing business that is scaling up for a sale? 

I am partnering with a top 100 independent agency as they seek to appoint a Finance Manager. Supporting the Finance Director, you will be responsible for owning the month-end process, managing a junior Finance Assistant and ensuring the costs are controlled and revenue is posted accurately on a monthly basis. Working in a fun working environment you will be liaising with creative people on a daily basis, being an integral part of the running of the finance team and reporting directly into an ambitious, dynamic Finance Director.

Key duties include:

  • First point of contact for all company Revenues and Costs
  • Responsible for accurate posting of prepayment, accruals and deferred income
  • Matching the relevant WIP reports from the teams to make sure that the correct revenue is being taken for the month.
  • Responsible for the company overheads posting accurately onto Sage on a monthly basis
  • Responsible for all invoices to be accurate and sent out on time to clients.
  • Preparation of Board Meeting Information for Finance Director to prepare the Board pack and the month End pack
  • Responsible for Accounts Payable
  • Responsible for making payments
  • Overall responsibility for Monthly Payroll
  • Quarterly VAT returns
  • Monthly Budget meetings with the relevant stakeholders within the Business to give the FD a full breakdown on current spend vs budget
  • Managing 1 Finance Assistant
  • Assisting with the budgeting process

The ideal candidate will be:

  • A part qualified Accountant (ACCA, CIMA)
  • Proficient on accountancy systems (Xero or cloud-based systems) with intermediate Excel skills
  • Experienced in working in a Media/Marketing business

If you want to aid your career development in a rapidly growing business who are going through an exciting period of change then this is the role for you.