Finance, Administration and Operations

Worldwide Finance Manager

We are currently seeking a Worldwide Finance Manager (Global Reporting) to be based out of our London studio. Could this be you?

About us

As a company with studios across the globe, we power up the best minds from 31 teams in over 22 countries to create a unique skillset for each client. We spark ingenuity with global creative sprints that cross time zones and borders and spur on the best of our talent. That includes exceptional brand consulting and strategic design, brilliance in experience, retail and workplace design, and competition-smashing motion design. We are part of the WPP group.

The role

The Worldwide Finance Manager will play a key role within the Global Finance Team. They support the Global Finance Controller, Global CFO and markets globally with their daily tasks, oversee global inputs and support the FP&A function, for monthly, quarterly and budget submissions. More specifically, this role will be overseeing the Group consolidation accounting, SOX compliance and Risk management across the group and will be responsible for the preparation of management accounts as well as statutory and tax reporting for Corporate HQ units. Additionally, they are responsible for the working capital analysis as well as overseeing balance sheet governance across the business. They will provide a variety of support services to the Global Finance and C-Suite to ensure accuracy, efficiency and effectiveness for the business. 

What we’re looking for

You will have experience as an an experienced Finance Manager with 2-3 years PQE who has a passion for branding and is willing to enhance their skills and develop with the business whilst looking to make improvements to reporting, procedures and controls, as well as ad hoc projects and requests as and when they come up. You will be a Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA), with a clear understanding of accounting concepts and processes and demonstrable experience of preparing statutory accounts. You will have Line management experience as you will be responsible for the development and management of the WW Finance Analyst. Additionally, you will have strong excel skills and financial systems skills beneficial (Maconomy, BFC Cartesis, Costar).

Finally - our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

We believe diversity brings creativity, which is at the heart of everything we do. We are actively engaging in creating an environment free of discrimination, where our people and their uniqueness can shine and be celebrated. We’re working to set a standard for the industry as a whole, creating a culture of equity and belonging. We may not be perfect, and we know there is work to do, but we regularly check with our teams and Employee Resource Groups on how we are doing, using their insight to frame our thinking and actions, so we can all do better, working as one Landor & Fitch.

 

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We believe diversity brings creativity, which is at the heart of everything we do. We are actively engaging in creating an environment free of discrimination, where our people and their uniqueness can shine and be celebrated. We’re working to set a standard for the industry as a whole, creating a culture of equity and belonging. We may not be perfect, and we know there is work to do, but we regularly check with our teams and Employee Resource Groups on how we are doing, using their insight to frame our thinking and actions, so we can all do better, working as one Landor & Fitch.

Landor & Fitch is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee based on race, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under law.

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