FP&A Manager - Media & Entertainment

Recruiter
Handle Recruitment
Location
London, South East England
Salary
50000.0000
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Handle is proud to be working alongside an award-winning media & entertainment business in the search to find a dynamic and experienced FP&A Manager.

Working within the heart of Central London, the FP&A Manager will provide support and advice to the business around strategic and operational decision making. As FP&A Manager you will clearly communicate the financial information across the business, in order to drive both the financial and operational change.

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and commercially focused FP&A Manager who can provide integral support to key stakeholders with case analysis, management commentary and financial analysis.

The main responsibilities will include:

  • Produce monthly management commentary including detailed variance reporting on the management accounts in accordance with Group timetables.
  • Manage the Group budget and reforecast process including monitoring and delivery of information within agreed timelines, managing regional teams to deliver within predetermined deadlines and preparation of Board Papers;
  • Continuously improve the budgeting and monthly reporting processes; contribute to the improvement of other finance processes and service.
  • Lead financial modelling on business cases by identifying key risks, the impact on the rest of the business and ensure that the financials appropriately account for these
  • Preparation of ad hoc financial analysis and management of ad hoc queries on Business Unit financials in order to support and improve commercial decision making;
  • Support the business on financial aspects for existing assignments, bids, proposals, pricing and reviewing commercial contracts as appropriate;
  • Manage team of three management accountants with on-going coaching and mentoring of team members
  • Actively build and maintain a network of colleagues meeting regularly with key management personnel to understand their issues and offer innovative solutions or further contribution to inform their resolution

The ideal candidate:

  • Possess a finance or accounting related degree, ideally with a 2:1 or above
  • Will have previous experience in Financial modelling / analysis of potential new deals / acquisition targets
  • At least 2 years post qualified experience in Finance
  • Previous experience working within a creative business is essential

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.