Finance Manager

Halliday Marx
15 Mar 2017
14 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Small, growing, Central London-based Marketing company are looking for an down to earth and experienced Financial Controller to join their Finance Team.

Reporting to a part-time Finance Director and the company Chairman, the successful candidate will be responsible to the full Management of 3 Accounts Assistants who carry out all the transactional duties, as well as being involved with some of the more basic month end tasks.

Other duties:

  • To oversee all activities of the UK finance function for 4 Operating legal entities, including GL, AR, AP & payroll (outsourced) functions.
  • Overseeing the production and presentation of the monthly management accounts
  • Partner with senior business Sales and support managers as appropriate to maintain effective operating cost control, margin transparency, performance management and minimise financial risk.
  • Oversee the requirements of external regulatory bodies, tax compliance, statutory filing & Data Protection compliance.
  • Deliver accurate and timely high quality financial statement preparation, financial reporting including all supplementary information. Identify key drivers including foreign exchange performance.
  • Support delivery of robust budgets, Quarterly re-forecasts, sales outlooks, cash flows, treasury transactions and Corporate Governance.
  • Review, identify and improve internal processes and procedures, ensuring that appropriate systems and internal controls are implemented & maintained. Challenge existing processes and make recommendations driving continuous efficiency and improvements.
  • Implement & support Group strategy & goals; and provide finance insight to the senior management team


  • Fully qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA (or equivalent) with previous financial control and management reporting experience.
  • Finance Manager level experience
  • Extensive people management
  • Flexible approach and have ability to operate within a dynamic environment.
  • Experience in Sage or similar financial ledger and reporting systems.
  • Advanced Excel (inc ideally Macros and pivots) experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively with all audiences. Excellent attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate strong technical accounting skills and understanding of accounting principles including UK GAAP, TAX & VAT compliance