Finance Manager, Nordics (Bilingual Danish & English)

VICE Media

Multiple Locations


0 year(s)
Full-Time
N/A


Job Description
<p><strong>About VICE Media Group</strong></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">VICE Media Group is the world's largest independent youth media company. Launched in 1994, VICE has offices in 35 cities across the globe with a focus on five key businesses: VICE.com, an award-winning international network of digital content; VICE STUDIOS, a feature film and television production studio; VICE TV, an Emmy-winning international television network; a Peabody award-winning NEWS division with the most Emmy-awarded nightly news broadcast; and VIRTUE, a global, full-service creative agency with 25 offices around the world. VICE Media Groups portfolio includes Refinery29, the leading global media and entertainment company focused on women; PULSE Films, a London-based next-generation production studio with outposts in Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Berlin; i-D, a global digital and bimonthly magazine defining fashion and contemporary culture; and Garage, a digital platform and biannual publication converging the worlds of art and design.</span></p>
<p><strong>VICE x Team</strong></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Based in our London office, the Finance department is a newly centralised shared services team for EMEA who play a busy and vital role within the VICE Media Group. </span></p>
<p><strong>Role x You </strong></p>
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">As our Finance Manager, you will be responsible for the monthly management accounts for our Norway, Denmark and Sweden entities, including cost accruals, accrued/deferred revenue and associated journals at month end. You will be supporting our Nordic Controller who is based in London.</span></p>
<p><strong>Responsibilities</strong></p>
<ul>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Produce the monthly management accounts for our Nordic entities including cost accruals, accrued/ deferred revenue &amp; associated journals at month end</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Produce and submit monthly/quarterly reporting within deadlines to EMEA Regional Team including detailed analysis and commentary on variances</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Client and Project Accounting; this includes review, set up and activation of projects in NetSuite. Liaise with Project managers and FP&amp;A for calculation of revenue/cost estimates by project for Month Close, including supporting information needed</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Lead monthly revenue/expense recognition, working closely with the Nordic Controller</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Responsible for monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations including deferred revenue/expenses, payroll, other liabilities GL’s etc</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Support with Monthly / Quarterly Compliance Requirements with external Authorities, for example, VAT returns, Statistics</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Support the Nordic Controller &amp; HR with any Payroll / Pension Compliance</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Reviewing and approving weekly payment runs</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Weekly cash flow submission, liaising with the Accounts Payable and Receivables team. Ensure Nordic bank accounts are funded for salary and other payroll outgoings</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Maintenance of intercompany loan schedule with other group entities</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Fixed Assets Ledger maintenance, including review of system depreciation calculations, impairment testing, disposals and reporting</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Support the Nordic Controller in delivering the year-end audit (Group &amp; Statutory) for the Nordic entities</span></li>
</ul>
<p><strong>Experience </strong></p>
<ul>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You are a qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA) with 3+ years of PQE experience in management accounting and financial analysis (production accounting is a plus)</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ideally, you would have worked in production or the digital media sector</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You have the ability to business partner and communicate with finance &amp; non-finance stakeholders effectively and articulately</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You possess strong Excel and system skills </span></li>
</ul>
<p><strong>You’ll have these</strong></p>
<ul>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You will need to be highly organised, meticulous, hands-on and detail oriented.</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">A team player with a proactive and enthusiastic approach who takes initiative where needed</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You are able to work to tight deadlines; working effectively under pressure </span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Netsuite/Salesforce/Concur experience is a bonus</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Fluent verbal and written Danish language skills</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Local GAAP knowledge is a must </span></li>
</ul>
<p><strong>We’d also love if you had these:</strong></p>
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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to analyze and make recommendations to improve internal processes</span></li>
<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience in rapidly changing, global business, with a wide range of goods and services under management</span></li>
</ul>
<p><strong>Working at VICE</strong></p>
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