Finance Manager

London (Central), London (Greater)
£60,000 - £75,000
13 Mar 2019
25 Mar 2019
Job Title
Finance Manager
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

I am currently working with an extremely entrepreneurial business in the sports tech/gaming sector based in Central London. Having undergone substantial growth in recent years the business is seeking a commercially minded, technically astute accountant to join them on a permanent basis to assist the group financial controller in developing internal processes and commercialising the finance team further.

In your role you will be responsible for providing critical MI to a broad variety of stakeholders. In this role your voice will be heard, suggestions will be implemented and entrepreneurialism will be rewarded.

Based in stunning modern offices, their working environment provides a platform for creativity and a collaborative approach. You will manage a progressive assistant accountant who wants to nibble at your heels and you will be expected to do the same with your boss!

Further responsibilities include:

  • Business partnering with marketing, product and customer support teams.
  • Production of monthly management accounts and oversee preparation of other entities within the Group
  • Reviewing and approving the daily reporting prepared by your direct report
  • Responsibility for client money reconciliations
  • Analysing and supporting the monthly Group reporting requirements.
  • Manage non-financial stakeholder relationships where you will challenge and advise as necessary
  • Preparation of annual statutory accounts
  • Support various finance projects including working with the wider business for implementation – including systems
  • Annual corporation tax computations
  • Supporting the annual budgeting process

What we’re looking for:

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified with post-qualified experience
  • An entrepreneurial approach with the ability to influence and share new ideas
  • Excellent communication skills to both financial/non-financial staff
  • An analytical mind with the ability to manage large sets of data and excel models
  • Systems savvy
  • Sage 200 experience preferential
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong excel skills (pivot tables, filtering, ‘lookup’ and ‘if’ formulae should be second nature to the candidate)
  • SME approach – you will be hands-on and able to deal with a fast-paced environment
  • Proven background in process improvements
  • Experience managing and developing direct reports
  • Experience reporting under IFRS/FRS102