Senior Finance Manager

  • Location:London
  • Job Industry:Accountancy
  • Reference:RM315_1720080632
  • Job Type:Contract
  • Skills:Senior Finance Manager
  • Salary:Up to £600 per day

  • Contract
  • London
  • Posted 1 week ago

A global market leader in the media for sports and entertainment require an interim Senior Finance Manager role lead a divisional finance team for a period of 6 months based in West London. This opportunity offers full P&L responsibility for a key division of the business. The role with lead all accounting and FP&A processes.

The required person in this role will be qualified with significant PQE and have broad finance and accounting skills at a senior level. You will possess strong management skills as well as process improvement experience.

Key Responsibilities:

Financial & Operational Management

  • Ensure smooth running of financial operations, ensuring the accurate and timely flow of information between the business unit and the shared service functions
  • Support the business leads in queries and advising on tax compliance and foreign tax recovery in liaison with Corporate tax teams
  • Delivering weekly cashflow forecasts to FP&A teams

Management Accounting & Reporting

  • Preparation of month end accounts in line with US GAAP, ensuring accuracy of revenue and cost recognition
  • Preparation of variance analysis and commentary for both corporate submission and client reporting
  • Partnering with production heads to understand production cost budgets including drivers of changes, tracking and monitor risk and opportunities across all productions – highlighting in a timely manner
  • Prepare, analyse and present to stakeholders monthly performance providing insightful reports and commentary behind key drivers of performance

Financial Planning and Analysis

  • Prepare and submit timely budgets and forecasts, approved and understood by the business on a quarterly and annual basis
  • Deliver high quality budget packs clearly outlining key milestones and accountability for achieving budget targets and deliver to budget heads

Person Requirements:

  • Qualified accountant CIMA/ACCA/CA with significant post qualified experience
  • Strong management/leadership skills
  • Broad accounting knowledge at a management/senior level
  • Experience with SAP
  • Process improvement skills
  • Ability to working in a fast paced and dynamic business

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