Financial Controller

Job description

A little bit about us:

We’re the world’s largest independent global B2B marketing agency – providing full-service B2B marketing expertise and end-to-end delivery, under a single agency umbrella.

Our unified international team of over 200 spans offices in London, Munich, Singapore, Sydney, Delhi, Beijing, Warsaw, New York and San Francisco. And we’re curious, honest, convention-breaking, passionate, agile marketing professionals who are driven to create cutting-edge work for our clients.

Recent awards include B2B Marketing’s Agency of the Year in 2020, The Drum’s Client Services Team of the Year 2020 and we’re on the Sunday Times Fast Track 100 list

Financial Controller

Transmission are looking for a strong Financial Controller with a proven track record of leading and growing the finance function within a Media and Marketing business.

The candidate will collaborate across multiple stakeholders and implement best practices in financial planning, budgeting, analysis, strategy, and compliance. The candidate will thrive in a culture of accountability and transparency and be highly responsive to the needs of the continually evolving organization. The individual will have exceptional attention to detail, but will also be a strategic thinker, excited by the opportunity to test ideas and lead projects that impact the company.


  • Build and maintain financial models, annual budgets, and rolling forecasts
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly reporting to UK HQ management for review
  • Oversee and prepare monthly variance analysis for senior management review and submission to HQ in UK
  • Full control over the monthly Revenue Recognition process to align with accounting standards
  • Full control over the financial system and to assist media and services team with maintaining accurate data within the system
  • Run payroll semi monthly including control over ADP HR and Benefits Platform
  • Implement new and improved procedures for the business to help its growth and operational activities
  • Management of one finance person and help build and develop a robust finance team to support the fast growth of the business

Job requirements

Our Ideal Candidate Has:

  • 5+ years of experience in the field
  • Previous early stage start-up experience
  • Exceptional knowledge of finance, complex modelling, budgeting, accounting, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting best practices, laws, standards, and state/national/international regulations
  • Strong Excel and software experience
  • Analytical ability to develop and implement improvements or recommendations

Company Perks and Benefits

  • Team breakfasts and office snacks
  • 20 days holiday, which increases by one day for every year with us (up to 25 days)
  • Corporate health insurance
  • Wellness programme
  • Company away days (when things return to normal)

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!

‘Transmission is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace and your race, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability have no influence on our hiring decision’