Gemma Naylor
Team Leader - Creative Support
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Finance Manager for Creative Design + Events Company

Creative Support
Ref: BBBH31930
£40000.00 - £55000.00
City of London, London

Finance Manager for Creative Design + Events Agency

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a creative design + events agency in London, as their Finance Manager. The studio specialises in experiential design, brand consultancy and strive to deliver immersive and appealing experiences.

Key responsibilities:

Financial Management

  • Develop and drive new financial systems and processes
  • Full responsibility of accurate and timely management accounts
  • Manage our project management and costing software and train new starters on correct use
  • Regular production of management accounts and P/L account overviews
  • Run month-end reports, job profit reviews and analysis
  • Lead year-end accounts with external accountants
  • Produce a forecast of annual revenue, cash flow and month-by-month variances
  • Conduct company budget reviews
  • Create financial job summaries and reports
  • Set-up automatic paid invoice checking system
  • Lead monthly financial meeting with the management team
  • Lead monthly internal financial Q&A sessions with project teams
  • Responsible for financial forward billing template and updating thereof
  • Responsible for project management system integration with Sage
  • Research capital expenditure
  • Lead internal financial workshops


  • Responsible for all book-keeping working on Sage50 Accounts
  • Process and reconcile debit and credit card receipts
  • Follow up missing invoices with staff and suppliers
  • Undertake the bank reconciliation and all other banking requirements such as payments
  • Perform quarterly VAT returns
  • Run monthly job reports
  • Post monthly payroll journals
  • Debt management
  • File and management of all paperwork
  • Perform other administrative duties as and when required

Key Skills:

  • Part qualified CA or ACCA is preferable
  • Competency in Sage and Excel
  • Experience in auditing is desirable but not necessary
  • A motivated and proactive individual with high attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A passion in design or the creative industry is a bonus


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