Finance Manager

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    Bristol, England

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    Elizabeth Drewry

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    10 months ago

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There is a fantastic opportunity to join a Private Equity backed international events business, who offer world class events for those working in enterprise technology and digital for the business to business community.

They are seeking an enthusiastic and ambitious Finance Manager to join the team in Bristol. You will be responsible for the management of the two credit controllers and ensure all AP and AR processes are in line. You will report into the Financial Controller based in London.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Line Management of the credit controllers.
  • Overseeing AR and AP processes.
  • Key point of contact with the banks.
  • Review of balance sheet accounts and open item resolution for bank accounts.
  • Responsible for the month end process and preparation and posting of journals.
  • Review of the balance sheet and P&L at month end. Preparation of month-end pack.
  • Business Partnering with every department to be the Financial Point of Contact.
  • Variance analysis against budget post month-end, identifying and analysing any discrepancies which should be corrected by next month-end, ready for review by the Financial Controller.
  • Assist with preparation of materials required for annual audits.
  • Ad-hoc finance analysis queries and projects.
  • Supporting the Financial Controller in identifying any continuous process improvements.


  • CIMA/ACCA qualified or finalist.
  • SME experience is required, and experience working within the media industry is beneficial.
  • Confident, articulate individual with excellent commercial gravitas to be able to liaise with non-finance departments.
  • Advanced Excel for example Pivot Tables, V-Lookups and Macros.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, a calm and personable manner.
  • Enthusiasm for delivering on all aspects of the role.
  • Proactive, independent, strong work ethic.

Please get in touch to discuss further.