Sr Manager Accounting

May 17, 2024
Rugeley, United Kingdom
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

About this Role

Fandom is growing! Our Sr Manager Accounting opportunity is based in UK and reports to our Director Finance. 

This is a Manager level position responsible for all of the company’s financial and administration operations in the United Kingdom. As a member of the management team, this position will help shape the company’s overall vision and business plans, and assist the rest of the management team in any way to ensure that the company successfully executes its plans as it relates to Focus Multimedia Ltd. and Fandom-UK, Ltd. operating units. Provide overall leadership in Financial matters of Fandom’s UK subsidiaries, including budgeting, planning, systems integration and reporting.

You Will...

  • Ensure financial and regulatory compliance (stat audits, corporate and indirect tax filings, business filings, etc) for two UK entities
  • Manage 2 accounting staff members. Select, develop, and evaluate personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function
  • Oversight of books and records in accordance with GAAP policies and procedures, including the administration and configuration of underlying financial reporting software. Maintain the General Ledger for all UK subsidiaries
  • Design and implement procedures and processes over financial reporting that meet audit standards, improve efficiency, and meet the goals of the organization
  • Support US consolidated needs with respect to financial data integrity, and financial data reporting, and global compliance
  • Work cross functionally to assist with budgeting, financial reporting and other business needs
  • Perform monthly closing process
  • Analyze and reconcile monthly general ledger accounts to supporting documentation
  • Maintain the fixed asset ledger – identifying those assets owned by the company and those collateralized by lease lines and other bank financing
  • Budgeting & Planning - Assist in the preparation of and monitor the company’s actual performance against the current budget and business plan
  • Treasury - Maintain the cash records for all UK subsidiaries, reconcile all cash accounts with bank provided information, including credit card transactions with reports from those agencies.
  • Revenue – Ensure timely billing and invoicing of all revenue and proper accounting treatment as for all UK subsidiaries policy on revenue recognition.
  • Contracts management – Review contracts with vendors. Ensure consistency and compliance with company policies.
  • Reporting and tax compliance - Insure timely reporting of monthly financial information to the parent company. Ensure timely reporting of all taxes with the appropriate authorities.

You Have...

  • experience managing audits, and financial-related vendor relationships required
  • experience in ecommerce a plus
  • experience managing financial software a plus
  • experience with either IFRS / US GAAP a plus
  • experience with financial statement consolidation a plus
  • experience with global indirect tax compliance a plus
  • CMA or equivalent required
  • bachelor's degree or higher required
  • 10+ years experience, including at least 4 in management positions required
  • collaborative mindset
  • an analytical mindset focused on efficiency and innovative solutions, complemented by a natural attention to detail
  • the ability to communicate calmly, clearly and compassionately
  • an understanding of metrics and data-driven decision making
  • the capacity to balance strategy with execution, through thoughtful organization and prioritization
  • a strong desire to build relationships across the company and lead/motivate people
  • the self-motivation to drive positive change in the accounting function and build cross-departmental relationships

Benefits & Perks

  • Laptop and all the gear you need for work
  • Free access to a multitude of popular online courses and books sponsored by our company
  • Training (unlimited Udemy + more)
  • Company stock options
  • Company swag packages
  • Private Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Life insurance, critical illness insurance and income protection insurance
  • Company pension 5% ER, 5% EE
  • VTO (Voluntary Time Off) - a day off every quarter for volunteering non-profit
  • Frequent team bonding events
  • Flexible work hours & time-off
  • Employee Interest and Hobby Groups supported by our company
  • Open, energetic and fan-focused, international work environment

About Fandom

Fandom is the world’s largest fan platform where fans immerse themselves in imagined worlds across entertainment and gaming. Reaching more than 350 million unique visitors per month and hosting more than 250,000 wikis, Fandom is the #1 source for in-depth information on pop culture, gaming, TV and film, where fans learn about and celebrate their favorite fandoms. Fandom’s Gaming division manages the online video game retailer Fanatical. Fandom Productions, the content arm of Fandom, enhances the fan experience through curated editorial coverage and branded content from trusted and established publishing brands Gamespot, TV Guide and Metacritic, along with its Emmy-nominated Honest Trailers and the weekly video news program The Loop. For more information follow @getfandom or visit:


Fandom is an equal opportunity employer. Fandom values diversity, and all employment decisions are made on the basis of job requirements and individual qualifications.


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