Finance Manager

London (East), London (Greater)
Up to £40,000 per annum - well-being allowance, private healthcare insurance, profit share scheme
04 Oct 2019
04 Nov 2019
Contract type
Full time

B+A is the fastest, most creative management consultancy in the world. 

We support our clients unlock better answers faster by exploring three questions:

  1. What is going on in the world around us? 
  2. Where do we go next? 
  3. How do we get the best from our people? 

We exist to create a world of cultural, charitable, profitable enterprise, so work with huge global corporations (like Nike + Clinique), arts organisations (like the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, or Punchdrunk) or charities and NGOs (like Marie Stopes International, or Unicef.)

_The Person

You will love working in a busy and fast changing environment with a team who like to deliver the very best for our clients.

You will be responsible for day-to-day financial operations of the company which spans UK and US, including preparation of timely financial information and reports. 

You will support the team in developing processes, streamlining month end procedures, investigating any variances and making recommendations based on what you find.

Working closely with the Founding Partners and Head of People and Projects you will efficiently and accurately manage all financial transactions and questions. This will include regular collaboration with the team in the UK, US and Shanghai.


About you:

_Qualified or part-qualified accountant status (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) 

_Experience as a Finance Manager in a small-medium sized agency

_Strong accounting, bookkeeping, and problem-solving skills

_Ability to multi-task and organise accordingly

_Attention to detail and skills to communicate financial information clearly and accurately

_Highly collaborative and able to work as part of a team

_Drive to represent the finance function professionally and as a value-added service in the business

_Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint; strong experience using QuickBooks or equivalent

_The Details

_3 month probation period

_based in Old Street area of London

_supporting teams in UK (London), US (Portland) + Shanghai

_Benefits - monthly well-being allowance, private healthcare insurance, profit share scheme, standard pension (subject to contract)

_Reporting to Head of People + Projects

The Role:

_Manage the day-to-day finance operations, including payments, banking and cash flow (multi-currency) and proactive monitoring of cost control

_As a team, devise and deliver streamlined processes and methods to improve the financial running and commerciality of the business

_Responsible for statutory reporting requirements including UK and Foreign VAT returns and PAYE reporting

_Assist with statutory accounts preparation as well as liaising with auditors and external accountant in end of year processes

_Assist with the preparation of the annual budget and rolling forecast

_Assist with the payroll process (administered by outsourced provider)

_Supervise an administrator and outsourced providers handling credit control, purchase ledger and company credit cards

_Get In Touch

If this is all about you please get in touch by sending your CV and some more information about you (in any format) to Alex McCorkindale at B+A over email at 

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