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Finance Manager (FP&A) - Media & Entertainment

Finance Manager (FP&A) - Media & Entertainment

  • Location

    West London, London

  • Sector:

    Recently Qualified Finance

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  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    David Mendonca

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Finance Manager (FP&A) - Media & Entertainment - West London

Cedar are working exclusively with a multinational Events & Entertainment business in London, who are looking for an ambitious recently qualified professional for a truly commercial FP&A Manager and business partnering role.

You will also oversee a small number of events across number of BU's business partnering across and leading the finance function for these world-famous events. You will also help produce the FP&A and MD&A reports for the division.

Reporting into the Finance Director for the division, the Finance Manager will business partner senior non-finance stakeholders daily, providing full support to budget holders and partner non-finance heads such as Ops/Sales/Marketing Directors, ensuring there are realistic gross profit estimates available to senior management at any time.

This is a hands-on role also managing the monthly reporting process, and for a high-achiever you can fast track to a Head of Finance role in 12-18 months and managing a team. Most of the HOF's in the business started at this level and were promoted internally. This is a business for ambitious high-flyers looking for a long and progressive career!

Summary of Main Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the FD you will be fully immersed in the budgeting and forecasting process, assisting with budgeting, tracking, monitoring, reporting & month end for the division.
  • Timetabling, reviewing and pulling together MD&A
  • Support decision making across the business with robust management reporting, undertaking variance and trend analysis of business performance
  • Business Partner various non-finance stakeholders such as Ops and Events Directors, creating detailed income & expenditure budgets
  • Provide management reporting to aid strategic decisions - including trend, variance & sensitivity analysis
  • Quarterly divisional cash flow forecasts
  • Daily and weekly revenue reporting

Essential skills required:

  • Recently Qualified Accountant (ACA/CIMA)
  • Commercial acumen and senior stakeholder management
  • Solid Accounting knowledge from industry or practice
  • Advanced Excel skills