Finance Manager (Maternity Cover)

Location London
Discipline: Advertising
Job type: Temporary
Salary: Up to £60,000 (one year contract)
Contact name: Adam Price

Contact email:
Job ref: AP1083
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

Finance Manager (Maternity Cover) – Hybrid working in central London – Up to £60K

This amazing business are direct marketing fundraisers who help NGOs acquire new donors through direct response television, film, and radio. They help to inspire current donors to continue to keep giving. They use film to recruit major donors. They work with media agencies and call centres to help NGOs manage response effectively and get the best deals possible.

Variation in workload is part of life and we’re looking for someone who can be flexible even at our busiest times. This organisation are serious about encouraging diverse talent and welcome applications from all backgrounds.

This Finance Manager will lead a busy Finance Team of three, based in Hong Kong, Australia and London, building strong relationships with everyone, across all offices, to ensure smooth finance processes throughout the agency, including Account Management, Creative, Post-production, and Media teams.

This role reports into the Finance Director with dotted line into the CEO, and you’ll represent finance on leadership teams, contributing at meetings, and providing insights.

The main responsibilities for this Finance Manager will include:

• Managing monthly and annual forecasts

• Ensure timely and accurate financial reporting including profit and loss account statements and balance sheets

• Monitor expenditures and identify areas for cost reduction and efficiency improvements

• Manage payroll

• Pensions

• VAT and Non Union OSS submissions

• Manage month- end and year-end controls, reconciliations etc.

• Ensure compliance with internal controls, policies, and procedures across our global agency

• Liaise with external auditors and regulatory bodies as required

• Intercompany reconciliations

Here’s what Finance Manager will need:

You’ll have support from the Finance Director to help you find your way around our accounts, and you’ll also need the following:

• ACCA/ACA qualified or demonstrably qualified by experience

• Understanding of IFRS Standards

• Understanding of VAT rules and regulations

• Understanding and ability to work with multi-currencies

• Flexible, adaptable and hands-on with a keen attention to detail

• Strong leadership and team management skills

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to flourish in an informal working environment

• Strong level of Microsoft Excel (essential)

• Experience of Sage – desirable (not essential)

• Media agency or production/postproduction accounts experience would help; TV ads and film are their core outputs.
• Fundraising experience. An understanding of and empathy with the charity sector would be highly desirable.

This role will be from September 2024 – September 2025.

If you are the Financial Manager this thriving business is looking for, then why not apply today! Please quote reference number AP1083.