• Finance Manager

    Work Location UK-LND-London
    Category
    Finance
    Division
    CAA-GBG
  • Specific Responsibilities

    PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
    Oversee all finance related matters in continental Europe with support from the Finance Director, EMEA and assume lead finance responsibility for specific key clients/brands. This role reports to the FD, EMEA works closely with local business heads & divisional/brand heads and will have responsibility for 1 – 2 direct reports.

     

    MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Preparation of management Accounts for European territories in France, Germany & Italy. 
    • Balance Sheet Reconciliations
    • Preparation of Statutory Accounts
    • Oversee preparation of Europe, MENA & SEA Joint Venture Accounts
    • Liasing with auditors / answering queries for group and statutory audit
    • Preparation of budget for European territories
    • Preparation of quarterly reforecasts
    • Review of monthly AR reports and credit control
    • Half yearly corporate reporting
    • Key Finance point of contact for and review of the Licensor reports for key clients
    • Oversee preparation and submission of VAT returns in European territories
    • New deals pipeline reviews with Commercial team
    • Review of royalty trackers status
    • Manage and develop 1 – 2 direct reports

     

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    Skills and Requirements

    KEY COMPETENCIES:

    • Experience working with European affiliates and serving, multi-cultural customers remotely
    • Prior knowledge of French / German / Italian regulatory environments highly regarded
    • University degree
    • ACCA / CIMA qualified. The candidate must be minimum 2 years post qualification
    • Media or similar industry experience
    • Working knowledge of accounting for royalties, advances and minimum guarantees
    • Staff management experience
    • Excellent Excel skills
    • Good attention to detail and ability to prioritise
    • Creative problem-solving skills
    • Open, transparent, collaborative, flexible working style
    • Thrives in a busy environment

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