Finance Manager (12 Months FTC)

Date:  13-Jan-2023
Location: 

Leamington Spa, GB

Company:  Puzzling.com
Department:  Finance
Job description: 

Puzzling.com is a mobile games developer based in Leamington Spa. We are looking for a finance professional to cover for maternity.

 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate will be an experienced qualified finance professional possibly looking to step into a more commercial finance role, with the following attributes:

  • A self-confident individual that can easily relate to others
  • Connects Finance’s short and long-term plans to business objectives
  • Understand cross-functional priorities, plans and objectives
  • Detailed oriented and able to work to tight deadlines during month and year end, prioritising accordingly
  • Clear presenter and report builder – able to guide the user to the key information quickly and effectively
  • Able to balance multiple responsibilities at once
  • Adaptable to a fast paced and dynamic industry

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Covering two areas, responsibilities will include:

 

Accounting & Compliance

  • Produce monthly management accounts
  • Manage and implement accrual accounting within the entities
  • Perform Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Produce quarterly VAT calculations and submit to authorities
  • Produce year-end financial statements to local standards
  • Support year end audit (lead from group)
  • Manage AP/AR, Expenses and Banking processes

 

FP&A

  • Manage CAPEX spend
  • OPEX management
  • Provide guidance and analysis on financial performance
  • Manage annual budgeting and forecast process
  • Run the weekly outturn (short-term reforecast)
  • Ah hoc and additional analysis as time allows

 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Office Applications
  • Experience of Dynamics 365 is preferred

 

About Puzzling.com

Puzzling.com (previously Supersonic Software Ltd.) was founded in 1988 and for many years worked as a console game developer. The company pivoted to specialise in free-to-play mobile games around 10 years ago.  Supersonic was a founding member and investor in the publisher Appynation and later acquired the remaining shares in the company, whereupon Appynation became a wholly owned subsidiary. The group specialises in developing and publishing puzzle games and running these as ‘forever’ franchises.  The portfolio includes ‘Puzzle Page’, ‘Picture Cross’, ‘World’s Biggest Crossword’, ‘Picture Cross Colour’, and ‘One Clue Crossword’.