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Finance Manager

Posted: 15 Jun 2021 Closes: 15 Jul 2021
London, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PBM_

Company Description

Publicis Media helps clients drive sustainable business growth by harnessing the modern media landscape to drive one-to-one consumer connections at scale. Led by Sue Frogley, CEO, Publicis Media UK is made up of 2000 people working across market-leading media agencies including Zenith, Starcom and Spark Foundry as well as specialist practices Publicis Media Exchange (PMX), Performics, Publicis Sport & Entertainment, Publicis Media Content and NextTECHnow. Together they combine deep expertise in media investment, strategy, insights and analytics, data and technology, commerce, performance marketing and content. Publicis Media is part of Publicis Groupe and is present in more than 100 countries with over 23,500 employees worldwide.

Job Description

Reporting to the Financial Controller, and liaising with the senior management team, the Finance Manager will assume a hand-on role with the responsibility for the day-to-day financial operations.

Responsibilities include:
  • Prepare accurate and timely reporting of monthly P&L and BS reports
  • Prepare monthly commentary on key revenue variances
  • Review of balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparation of FMC (financial monitoring control) packs
  • Owning the revenue recognition process and forecasting
  • Production of relevant and useful management information
  • Manage/limit risk on accrued revenue, debtors and IC balances working together with our shared service centre and Client Accounting team
  • Assisting the practice leads in with tracking of revenue and projects billed in timely manner
  • Preparation and responsibility for internal and external audit


The successful candidate will have:
  • Prior experience of financial reporting - including month ends and posting journals
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • High level of IT literacy, including usage of accounting systems and Excel

Additional Information

Publicis Media is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

If you have any reasonable adjustment needs arising from a disability or medical condition to fully participate in the recruitment process, please discuss this with the recruiter who contacts you.
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