Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North London, London
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Reference: BBBH372_1495036349
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 17, 2017 16:52

Job Description

Harper May is working with a global brand consultancy agency based in central London. The company has 15 offices worldwide and works with blue chip clientele. This exciting media giant provides market research insights and helps clients to engage with audiences and particular target markets and is also a part of one of the biggest media groups in the world. The company is looking for a Finance Manager to join the team. The role will involve overseeing a small team as well as business partnering effectively with the commercial and non-financial teams. This is an opportunity to join a creative work environment, working with a company that is at the peak of the media industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Business partnering with the commercial and non -financial teams such as research and marketing
  • Overseeing the preparation of management accounts
  • Producing profitability, variance and KPI analysis
  • Preparing the budgeting and forecasting across divisions
  • Leading the production of investment appraisals for new acquisitions
  • Producing management information packs for the board
  • Business partnering with senior stakeholders and the UK Managing Director
  • Supporting budget holders and senior managers with ad hoc projects and business objectives
  • Managing a the success of a small team

We are looking for:

  • Fully ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualified
  • Has had prior experience within the media industry
  • Has prior experience with SOX compliance
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to convey financial issues to nonfinancial staff in a clear concise manner
  • Excellent excel skills including VLookup and pivot table
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Team player and can do attitude