Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London
Salary: Competitive
Job Published: November 06, 2019 14:24

Job Description

Do you enjoy travelling? Have an interest in PR? This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and commercially astute Management Accountant to join a brand within the forefront of the travel marketing space. The Agency has a long-established reputation and has now become part of a Group that while also established has grown quickly in recent years. The role offers plenty of scope for future development to become a Financial Controller (and beyond) both in the UK and abroad.

You will interact with Senior Management, develop systems and processes, work with Operational Managers and clients on RFP’s, P&L’s and contracts. This would be a great role for someone who has a strong understanding of International GAAP, Revenue Recognition and some ability to understand client contracts. It is a vibrant environment with fortnightly drinks and travel perks. The scope of projects and the interaction with the Leadership team is unparalleled from a development perspective. The role may require very limited travel to other offices.

Main duties include:

  • Partnering with Operational Managers for financial support and queries on the P&L and client billing/profitability and client contracts.
  • Producing monthly management accounts including month-end journal entries and analysis.
  • Managing the annual statutory audit
  • Preparing corporation tax computations
  • Weekly cash flow reporting
  • Completing annual budgets and quarterly forecasting
  • Assisting in systems implementation and development
  • Developing and implementing new policies
  • Assisting in payroll
  • Preparing various quarterly and annual returns to HMRC/ONS
  • Ensuring balance sheet reconciliations are prepared on a monthly basis
  • Producing the periodic VAT return
  • Managing fixed asset register and capital expenditure reporting
  • Identifying new value for money initiatives
  • Ad hoc analytical work as required by Senior Management

Key skills & experience required:

  • Fully Qualified Accountant (preferably ACA)
  • Strong technical ability including experience of UK GAAP (particularly FRS 102) and US GAAP required, IFRS exposure would be beneficial.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the confidence and ability to discuss numbers with all stakeholders including non-finance personnel.
  • Strong Excel (At least sum-if, v-look-up etc)
  • Systems’ ability (Paprika would be beneficial)
  • Self-starter, someone who can use their initiative and proactively push things forward
  • Enjoys working as part of a close-knit team, keen to get involved in company activities and events

If you feel like you meet the criteria for this role please apply with your CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability for the role.

No Recruitment Agencies please!