Finance Manager

Recruiter
HANDLE RECRUITMENT
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
29 Mar 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An Award Winning, International Media Company are looking for a Finance Manager to join their team on an interim basis.

The successful candidate will partner with the the Content Division, managing 2 finance analysts and will be responsible for the distribution rights. They will be be responsible for preparation of consolidated costs and royalties, and will will be a confident individual and a proven team player.

Key Responsibilities:

The role will principally include the below tasks:

  • Provide oversight over the amortisation and royalty/talent payment costs related and ensure that these costs are re-charged to the regions on a timely and accurate basis.
  • Work closely with other areas of the business, including the Investment Support team, Talent Accounting and Group and Regional Finance teams.
  • Preparation of a consolidated view of content related costs
  • Responsible for preparing/reviewing content related costs as part of the month-end reporting process and for budget/forecast including cash flow implications
  • Review and analysis of automated journal postings made in relation to royalty, contributor and amortisation costs
  • Global reporting of content charge including performing analysis to understand key drivers in variances against budget/forecast e.g. explaining impact of sales mix volume variances, changes in content investment
  • Monthly calculation and review of actual content charge working with regional finance teams to resolve issues and queries.
  • Lead on preparation of ad-hoc analysis as required by the business including presentation of analysis to senior stakeholders
  • Supervision and development of 2 finance analysts including review of work performed around month-end and budget/forecast process

Key Skill set:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Influencing and networking skills
  • Complex problem solving and attention to detail
  • Project and team management
  • Communicating and presentation skills including ability to explain calculations to finance and non-finance community.
  • SAP experience (advantageous)
  • Excellent planning and organisation
  • Hold a professional qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with 2 years PQE

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

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.

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