Finance Manager

Job description

The Marketing Practice Overview

We firmly believe that The Marketing Practice (TMP) is the best place for B2B marketers. We are one of the fastest-growing and most-awarded B2B marketing agencies in the world, working with exciting companies like Microsoft, Salesforce, Xerox, Citrix and O2 Business on global programmes from our four international offices. Clients come to us for our expertise in account-based marketing, demand generation and channel marketing; as well as for our mindset of creating value and inspiration for our clients, all the time. We always put our clients and their results first.


There are heaps of opportunities for ambitious, committed marketers to succeed and grow at TMP – whether that means taking the next step on your career ladder, working with experts across marketing disciplines to develop new skills, or on-the-job learning with our bespoke TMP Academy training programme.


You are…

... the Finance Manager for TMP UK, including it’s Parent co.. You will be responsible for the day to day financial transactions and management accounting You will report into the Chief Financial Officer (UK Based) and regionally to the Managing Director (UK Based). You are focused on making sure everything is running well, there are no surprises. You have a natural instinct for improving efficiency and accuracy. You’re an approachable individual who can easily communicate financial and commercial matters to non-financial managers, with attention to detail and financial service delivery at the heart of what you do.


The role…

Your key responsibility is producing accurate and timely monthly financial statements for the UK business. From entering the sales and purchase ledger invoices to creating the month end P&L and managing everything in-between. You will support the CFO and MD by adding value through making suggestions for improvements in how we do things. You will bring relevant and credible analysis and interpretation to add value to the business and have a natural instinct of making sure actions and tasks are completed by deadlines and what to do to achieve this in a complex and fast paced environment.


You will have responsibility for supporting the implementation of company internal controls and governance. You will support and train through thorough understanding of the TMP way and share your knowledge of financial best practice across the finance team and non-financial managers.

Requirements

Responsibilities

  • Review and manage the AP and AR ledgers
  • Line Management responsibility for 2 direct reports
  • Produce and create the intercompany recharges, including overheads and disbursements
  • Review the monthly revenue recognition process in the UK, working with CLS to resolve any differences
  • Own the month end accounting entries and management of depreciation, accruals and prepayments
  • Produce first draft P&L in a timely manner for review by the Managing Director
  • Produce the final monthly executive packs, including commentary for review by the CFO and CEO (UK based)
  • Support the Managing Director through the annual financial planning process
  • Ensure that the balance sheet recs are correct, completed on time, and queries resolved in a timely basis
  • Support the annual audit process, owned by the Group Financial Controller (UK based)
  • Ensure quarterly and annual tax filings are accurate and deadlines are met
  • Support CLS with client contractual reviews, working with the Managing Director and appointed legal advisors.
  • Work to month end timetables and deadlines
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Ensure that the UK Entity is fully compliant with local accounting standards
  • Support in ensuring a smooth and efficient Finance Function

Experience

  • Results-orientated and service delivery focused
  • High attention to detail
  • Able to work in a busy and fast paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization essential
  • Strong problem solving and the ability to exercise sound judgment and proactively make recommendations based on accurate and timely analyses
  • Management / Financial Accounting 3 year minimum, part ACCA or CIMA qualified
  • Experience of dealing with non-financial managers
  • Knowledge of Sage 50

At The Marketing Practice we strive to respect the diversity of our employees and ensure that inclusion is at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from all individuals are encouraged. If you have a disability or additional need that requires accommodation, please do not hesitate to let us know.