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Finance Manager

Full Time
London ,
£60,000 - £65,000


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Halliday Marx have partnered with a rapidly growing publishing firm to hire a Finance Manager on a permanent basis. This role reports into the Managing Director with a dotted-line report into the CEO.

Hybrid working (Minimum of 2 days in the office per week)


  • Production & presentation of monthly management accounts including balance sheet, profit & loss, cashflow forecast and budget comparisons
  • Crucial detailed cashflow forecasting and management
  • Implementing and updating sales reporting on a weekly basis, working with commissioning, marketing and sales teams to highlight areas of interest, concern, or opportunity.
  • Leading on annual budgeting and quarterly reforecasting exercises along with the management team and Board of Directors
  • Responsible for invoice processing on Xero
  • Weekly pay runs and monthly payroll processing
  • Quarterly VAT returns for UK & IOSS (Netherlands) for European sales
  • Management of company bank accounts
  • Preparation and distribution of royalty statements to authors and international partners
  • Management of third-party rights and royalties
  • Management of centralised finance inbox for communication with authors and suppliers
  • Provide management information and ad-hoc analysis as required


  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
  • Experience either in a publishing or media business with hands on SME Finance management
  • Experience of royalty or commission-based compensation schemes