Finance Manager

England, London
£55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
21 Jan 2019
28 Jan 2019
Phil Dye
Job Title
Finance Manager
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting a Finance Manager role for a Media / Production business based in Central London. Reporting into the Finance Director the Finance Manager will support the Digital Content and Advertising Revenue Stream Business Units from a financial perspective. The Finance Manager will provide Analysis, and Commercial Insight to the Finance Director and MD's of the business units to aid decision making.

Duties include:

  • Responsibility for the preparation of monthly management accounts within deadlines agreed with group finance
  • Variance analysis and commentary of actual performance against budget/forecast
  • Responsibility for ensuring the Finance Director and MD's are across all significant variances and issues
  • Preparation and ownership of detailed annual budgets, 3 year plans and detailed quarterly forecasting within deadlines agreed with group finance
  • Ability to clearly talk the CFO and MD's of the business areas through the accounts and answer questions
  • Have knowledge of major contracts and ensure that they are run in accordance with the contract and within budget
  • Preparation and/or review of ad hoc costings/budgets and financial data as required for the FD and MD's
  • Support to the Finance Director for new business proposals as required

The successful candidate will be a Qualified Accountant with solid Management Accounts, Budget and Forecast Preparation experience and possess strong commercial awareness and data interpreting abilities. They will be personable with a great attitude and excellent communication skills, with the ability to develop good relationships with both finance and non-finance stakeholders, including senior managers. Experience of working in a media environment is preferable