Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £320 - £370 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH74749
Contact Name: Dora Hepworth
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 12, 2019 11:10

Job Description

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.