Finance Manager

Marks Sattin
England, London, City of London
£250 - £300 per day
10 Sep 2021
08 Oct 2021
Kelvin Murphy
Job Title
Finance Manager
Marketing / PR
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Manager - Publishing - 9 Month FTC - London

My client, a leading publishing brand, is looking to add a qualified Finance Manager to their team on a 9 month FTC. This is a fast paced role covering a wide variety of the finance function.


  • Preparation and analysis of Investment Approval, Profit & Loss and financial summaries
  • Own the financial process including p&l's and financial metrics
  • Collaborate closely to maintain an Investment Approval pipeline with clear deadlines
  • Analyse the global Education Group Investment in Content on a monthly basis
  • Provide detailed analysis and commentary to ensure costs are controlled within budget restrictions
  • Own the forecasting and reporting processes
  • Consolidate regions to establish forecast submissions
  • Maintain a strong understanding of relevant publishing and content cost systems
  • Work with the FRS team and Publishing teams to maintain accuracy and reliability
  • Supporting the transition from current VISTA based systems to SAP

Skills and qualifications:

  • qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Strong IFRS experience preferred
  • VISTA & SAP based systems experience is a bonus
  • Relevant experience in business partnering and data analysis
  • Strong communication skills
  • A commercially minded individual with excellent analytical and data interpretations
  • Experience within the publishing industry and/or of investment approval decision making
  • Technically strong with reasonable knowledge of IFRS Experience of product profitability analysis
  • Confident with complex systems landscapes

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