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Finance Manager

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Nikhil Jethwa
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 11 October 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000012958_1694446155


Are you a recently qualified professional with industry experience? Are you looking to work in a growing organisation who are voted one of the best companies to work for in the UK? Do you have experience managing people and now seeking a role that offers a fantastic package with incredible benefits?

I am working on an exclusive opportunity for a scale up, award-winning publishing firm who are now looking for a Finance manager to join as part of an exciting growth period, with the business set to grow revenue by 70% this year.

As the Finance Manager, you will lead and manage a team of two finance professionals, offering mentorship, leadership and guidance to enhance the performance of the team. You will help to ensure accurate financial reporting and successful budget management including providing accurate financial analysis. You will produce the full set of management accounts with support of your team and present back to stakeholders across the business including senior leadership teams.

You will business partner with senior teams including non-financial stakeholders to provide financial analysis and financial performance, providing budgets and forecasts for respective areas and influencing for the business to make effective, key decision making.

You will be the number two to the Finance Director supporting on the audit process and liaising with external auditors to ensure accurate reporting and compliance is met. You will partner with non-financial departments and enhance the controls environment around month-end processes, financial data and key reporting information.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a recently qualified professional to work in a hybrid role and further enhance their career in a diverse workforce who offer incredible benefits as well as a competitive package.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of 2 x Finance professionals, providing guidance and mentorship
  • Support the Finance Director with year-end processes and support on audit queries whilst liaising with external auditors
  • Support various departments, stakeholders, finance and senior leadership teams in delivering the management accounts, forecasts and budgets and financial analysis on business performance.
  • Enhance the financial controls around key data and financial information, working closely with wider teams to ensure a robust control environment is in place
  • Support with ad-hoc project work around data analytics, controls and effective management of finance systems, such as streamlining and creating efficiencies

About you:

  • ACCA/CIMA Qualified
  • Management experience - You have demonstrated strong leadership skills by support junior members in finance
  • Production of management accounts for month end - you will present back to senior leadership teams
  • Worked across a group audit - you have been a key point of contact to external auditors and worked across an audit
  • Confident, ability to lead, excellent interpersonal skills and ability to influence
  • Strong MS Excel skills