Finance Manager

£50k - 55k per year
30 Apr 2021
28 May 2021
Deniz Dervish
Job Title
Finance Manager
Experience Levels
Newly Qualified
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Manager, Advertising Agency, Central London, £50-55,000

We have an excellent opportunity for a Finance Manager to join a very exciting, high growth agency based in Central London. Our client is experiencing a period of high growth across the business with new offices opening globally and the finance team growing and providing new opportunities for progression

The Role:

Your main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Promoting the Company Vision and standards across commercial and finance
  • Responsibility for the preparation of forecasting, accounting and reporting
  • Assisting the Finance Controller to deliver the smooth, efficient and productive running of the agency finances

Transactional Management

  • Manage and control the purchase & sales ledger processes across group
  • Prepare and process monthly payroll
  • Review and process monthly staff expenses
  • Responsible for payment run sign off, intercompany, FX and Aged Debtors
  • Ownership of WIP and Accrued revenue
  • Manage preparation of ad hoc purchase, sales, WIP and accrued reports as requested
  • Preparation of documentation for annual audit
  • Formally document all financial operational procedures
  • Maintain infrastructure of internal controls
  • Review current processes and propose changes
  • Manage new systems and processes implementation
  • Ownership of software – upgrade and maintain
  • Coach, mentor and manage 4 junior direct reports

Management Accounts

  • Own the month end process ensuring all monthly accounting is completed
  • Review and sign off final P&L and Balance Sheet position
  • Prepare payroll postings and review intercompany recharges
  • Review of monthly flash with variance analysis explanations for submission


  • Undertake client rate card reviews
  • Support Commercial Leads with new client transition management
  • Support Legal & Commercial Director with new client contract negotiation
  • Liaise with key stakeholders throughout the UK agency to prepare commercial proposals for new business and out of scope fee proposals

Person Specifications:

  • Qualified/Part Qualified Accountant – ACCA/CIMA
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to form internal and external relationships
  • Ability to work in a frenetic environment
  • Ability to multi-task reactively
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to problem solve effectively
  • Advanced excel skills including v-look ups and pivot tables

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