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July 10, 2024

Financial Manager

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We're seeking a dedicated Financial Manager to join our passionate team.

You're a Financial Wizard

You thrive on analysing financial intricacies, crafting strategic insights, and guiding leadership towards sound business decisions. You’ve honed your skills in financial analysis, budget management, and strategic planning, ideally within a similarly fast-paced, creative environment. Now, you're ready to bring your expertise to AFFINITY, where creativity meets measurable outcomes.

The Details - Drive Financial Excellence. 

As our Finance Manager, you’ll collaborate closely with our leadership to shape our financial strategy, ensuring it aligns with our ambitious growth goals: 

Financial Control

  • Client Contracts, Invoicing and Collections.
  • Supplier Contracts, Bill and Payments.
  • Payroll.
  • General Ledger and Month End.
  • Tax; monthly compliance requirements and lodgements for BAS, IAS, Superannuation and other Tax liabilities.

Job Profitability

  • Oversee all financial operations and set objectives.
  • Provide clear financial reports and insights to senior management.
  • Analyse costs, pricing, sales results, and performance against plans.
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities.

Forecasting, Financial Reporting and Analytics

  • Maintain and enhance financial health through analysis and proactive management.
  • Review all reporting (monthly forecast, weekly pack, etc.) for presentation, accuracy and timeliness 
  • Develop trends and financial projections.
  • Manage company budget preparation and monitoring.
  • Liaise with auditors for compliance and monitoring.

Agency Leadership & Business Management

  • Collaborate with departments to align financial strategies and foster a culture of commercial responsibility and awareness.
  • Management of external Finance resources and suppliers.
  • Review/manage/approve providers and licenses (including but not limited to Job/Accounting systems).
  • Ensure ongoing financial health and accountability; all key processes and procedures documented.

Could this be you?

  • Proven track record as a Financial Manager, minimum 6 years.
  • BS/MA degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or similar. CPA/CA or equivalent.
  • Advertising agency or creative consultancy experience essential.
  • Extensive understanding of financial trends.
  • Proficient in finance software, strong in financial statistics.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.
  • A natural curiosity and a “big picture” mentality.
  • Ability to lead and guide teams effectively and confidently.
  • Strong knowledge of statutory legislation and regulations.

Why AFFINITY?

AFFINITY is a growth accelerator that looks at every business not as they are, but what they could be. An independent, full-service group comprising advisory, brand creation, CX & CRM, data & technology and media. AFFINITY realises potential by using a proven system to accurately diagnose and leverage the right opportunities for profitable growth. Awarded Australia’s most effective independent agency (Global Effies Index), AFFINITY has won more than 70 effectiveness awards worldwide. Potential Realised.

  • Innovative Culture: Be part of an amazing team of thinkers that thrives on innovation and collaboration.
  • Impactful Projects: Work with industry leaders and global brands to drive growth and achieve measurable success.
  • Professional Development: Continuous learning opportunities and career advancement in a supportive environment.
  • Work-Life Balance: A high-achieving and supportive team environment, with a culture that truly values your well-being.
  • Location: Enjoy working in the heart of Sydney, surrounded by a network of creative professionals.

Sound like your kind of challenge? If you’re ready to ignite our team with your talent, shoot through your CV today. Let’s chat!

At AFFINITY, we champion diversity and inclusivity in our workplace. We value the unique perspectives each team member brings. Our commitment to meritocracy means we select individuals based on their abilities and potential to contribute, regardless of ethnicity, age, gender expression, or any other characteristic.

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