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Reporting to: Finance Director
Usborne Publishing, the largest and most successful independent children’s publisher in the UK, is looking for an experienced, motivated and diligent Financial Controller to join its rapidly developing Finance Team.
We are looking for someone to take on this key position at a time of change and improvement to support the Finance Director in providing best in class monthly financial reporting to the Board and Senior Management team. Line managing a large team of part and non-qualified accountants, this role will play a pivotal part in general ledger management and control, managing the GL close process, statutory and cost accounting.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record in a similar role, managing people and the financial management for a diverse and changing business. They will exhibit excellent organisational skills and an understanding of the strategic goals of the business. We are looking for someone who can work well with people and processes. Exemplary interpersonal skills and an ability to work closely with colleagues across the company are a must, as is attention to detail.
This a full-time, permanent role, based in our London office in bustling Farringdon.
Salary and Benefits Include:
Please send your CV and covering letter via email to Head of HR at : email@example.com
Only successful candidates will be contacted and we regret that no correspondence can be entered into. No agencies.
This is an incredible opportunity to join Usborne's large, dynamic and diverse art and design department.
Usborne already employs more than fifty designers, each of whom plays a vital role in shaping the look and feel of the company's vibrant publishing programme.
We are now expanding and looking for fresh talent: designers with flair who can innovate and imagine as well they can draw; creative thinkers with excellent draftsmanship; people who can work quickly to a high standard; who understand the importance of colour and typography – and who are passionate about getting beautifully designed books into the hands of children.
Experience of working with InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator is also desirable.
Please write to us including your CV and printed samples of your work to the address below.
Children's book designer
Usborne Publishing Ltd
83-85 Saffron Hill
Please note that only candidates called for interview will be contacted.
Usborne is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
Usborne Publishing is based in London, near Farringdon Station. Our editorial, design, production, foreign rights and foreign language departments are all based in this office, as well as marketing, PR, sales, and accounts.
We have additional editorial and design offices in Wolverhampton and Eynsham, near Oxford, and our direct sales division, Usborne Books at Home, is also based in Eynsham.
Jobs for all locations are advertised on this page.