Senior Finance Manager

Senior Finance Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Senior Finance Manager to join our team.


  • Develop, enhance, update and/or maintain financial planning models and programming amortization models;
  • Ensure costs are managed and accurately reported;
  • Provide financial leadership to the finance team;
  • Ensuring reported results are accurate and in compliance with US GAAP;
  • Identifying and implementing accounting process and system improvements;
  • Ensuring all balance sheet reconciliations are completed on a timely basis;
  • To prepare all financial and statutory audits and reporting under UK GAAP, including UK group consolidation with overseas subsidiaries;
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts including provision of detailed commentary on any variances;
  • Effectively manage work loads of the finance team, providing hands on support where necessary;
  • Lead and develop a highly engaged team of finance professionals;
  • Support the Financial Control function in providing information per year-end requests internally and from the Auditors;
  • Implement new banking an payment processes;
  • Management of the year-end audit for the entities including acting as the main point of contact for the auditors;
  • Overseeing the financial accounting and reporting, including monthly P & Ls, general and sub-ledgers;
  • Monthly management accounts.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong analytical ability, including advanced financial modeling skills;
  • Passion for kids/family entertainment and the Disney brand a plus;
  • Deliverable-focused, strong work ethic, able to prioritize and resolve an array of issues simultaneously;
  • 5-7 years of related experience; preferably in financial planning and analysis;
  • Strong knowledge of advanced Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Superior ability to lead meetings and communicate complex information to senior executives;
  • Technical and regulatory knowledge;
  • Effective leadership across a variety of business as usual and project initiatives;
  • Ability to discuss issues clearly and concisely at all levels within the organization;
  • Good systems experience – preferably an ERP system, Oracle preferred;
  • Commercial acumen and ability to challenge trends and form expectations;
  • Good planning and organizational skills – work well under pressure and is deadline driven;
  • Customer (internal and external) Focus;
  • Relationships – Ability to form and maintain strong working relationships with function heads and finance community.