Financial Reporting and Planning Manager

Job Title: Financial Reporting and Planning Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: CTG- 22/7/2019_1563780152
Contact Name: Charlie Griffiths
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are recruiting a Financial Reporting and Planning Manager for a leading Publisher based in Central London.

The role will support the head of commercial affairs and provide pro-active financial, commercial and business advisory support and analysis to the managing directors of adult and children's publishing. The financial reporting and planning manager will be a trusted adviser, adding value that will assist in business decision-making.


Budgeting and Forecasting:

  • Project manage the budgeting and forecasting process on a quarterly basis.
  • Work with other areas of the business (including editorial, UK sales, international sales, audio, production, rights, operations and marketing) to gain relevant information to help compile budgets and forecasts.

Acquisitions Process:

  • Review and report on previously published book performance to assist with influencing decisions for future acquisitions.
  • Assist with the preparation of investment cases for new acquisitions.

Financial Reporting:

  • Prepare key monthly provision calculations on returns, stock and advances.
  • Partner with the sales team to ensure the retail spend and retrospective discount trackers are accurately maintained to aid monthly accrual calculations