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Finance Manager (Maternity Contract)

Flexible Working People
Central London, London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Manager
Maternity Contract (9 months)
Full-Time OR Part-Time (3 days / week min)
> 1 day / week in London Office
Start Date: Mid June

Our client is a pre-eminent M&A advisory firm for the global, media, marketing, information and technology industries. They advise Founders, Investors and Global Corporations with a range of services including Buyside and Sellside M&A advisory, recapitalizations and divestitures, as well as debt advisory solutions and have an impeccable reputation for getting deals done and delivering outstanding outcomes.

They are looking for a Finance Manager for 9 month maternity cover contract, to support the day to day running and management of all areas of finance ensuring that key deliverables are met as part of the financial management and reporting process.

This role would be suitable for someone with experience of working within a professional services environment (e.g. consultancy, legal, financial). It is not a pre-requisite to have an accountancy qualification. You will also have extensive knowledge and experience of working with Xero.

The role can be split with management accounts being outsourced to the firms accountancy firm. If that aspect of the role is outsourced then this role will be 3-4 days, with 1 day per week in their London Office (Covent Garden).


Management and responsibility all process arounds invoices, money handling procedures and bank processes
Managing and oversight of the expenses process, including checking and signing off expenses
Management and responsibility for payroll (including liaising with third party payroll provider)
Monitoring back-end (deferred) fees relating to past transactions
Checking/managing related financial functions such as pensions, tax requirements (P11d, PSA, corporation tax, VAT) with accountants
Working with external advisors on all finance related regulatory filings and reporting
Responsibility for providing financial information to other third parties as required (e.g. insurance, ICO) If you have experience in management accounts then the role can be broader and worked across c.4-5 days per week and salary expectations can be discussed.

Responsibility and involvement with managing the audit process
Preparing and checking monthly financial reports/accounts (including working with the company’s accountants to produce these) This role will report into one of the four Partners at the firm.

We are looking for this person to start mid-June to allow for a full handover period with the current FD.

If you are interested in discussing this opportunity please apply with your CV and a cover note by 3 May 2024

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