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Finance Manager, Norwalk, CT

Company: Reed Exhibitions
Location: Norwalk
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY Responsible for the preparation of detailed show budgets, financial forecasts, strategic plan projections and financial analysis for assigned shows. Ensure the integrity of the financial data as it relates to revenues and expenses. Serve as a business/financial partner to the assigned show teams.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESPrepare detailed show budgets, financial forecasts and strategic plan projections. These must be completed on a timely basis within strict deadlines Perform financial analysis of P&L's for assigned shows. Analyze show revenue and expenses versus budget/forecast and provide analysis on variances. Review general ledger accounts, prepare journal entries and support schedules as needed and discuss findings with show management Provide guidance/information on non-financial matters in support of assigned show groups, including review of key business contracts Establish guidelines for show teams in regard to preparation of support documents for budgets/forecasts by providing information needed, keeping lines of communication open and documenting due dates Review and approve purchase orders, vendor invoices, and expense reports relating to show assignments. Ensure all documents are in accordance with company policies Review and monitor current business processes/procedures. Recommend and establish best practices within the finance group and show teamsAssist Show Management with decisions relating to exhibit space and advertising product pricing as well as customer package creation and pricing Prepare financial models to assist Senior Management in analyzing viable business opportunitiesPartner with Event Managers, Sales and Marketing, and OperationsManage on-site Trade Show financial needs:

  • Establish banking requirements
  • Pack for finance show office
  • Prepare and reconcile financial documents on-site
  • Provide financial support as needed
  • Record and reconcile pre-show and on-site cash receipt entries for attendance and conference revenue
  • Verify totals to reports provided by Registration CompanyMonitor accounts receivable and assist collections/sales with determining collectabilityMonitor sales and marketing results against established milestones and expense commitments on new show launches as neededMay perform other related responsibilities as assigned JOB REQUIREMENTSBachelor's degree or higher in Accounting
    • CPA a plusMinimum two years' experience, preferably with Big 4 or national accounting firmStrong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPointOracle/Hyperion/Smartview experience a plusAbility to work independently as well as part of a diverse team.Strong analytical and project management skillsAbility to organize workload and work on multiple tasks concurrentlyStrong written communication skillsProactive problem solverExcellent human relation skills are needed to maintain working relationships with many levels in the company along with strong cross-functional communication skillsAbility to work in a fast-paced environmentTravel approximately 10%

Keywords: Reed Exhibitions, New England , Finance Manager, Norwalk, CT, Accounting, Auditing , Norwalk, Northeast

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