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Current Vacancies

Business Planning and Analysis Manager

Deadline: 17/04/2015

General overview

The main purpose of the role is to oversee the preparation of the management accounts and to produce analysis and reports to enable the Directors to make informed decisions about the Business.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
· Take responsibility for overseeing the preparation of the management accounts for Thames and Hudson Limited and subsidiaries
· Work with the subsidiary accountants to ensure accurate and timely accounting information is received, ensuring a full understanding of the P&L and variances
· Understand and comment on variances to budget, forecast and prior year
· Support senior department managers in reviewing financial performance
· Leading the financial budget and forecasting process
· Managing the Assistant Management Accountant in developing that role to supply timely information to the business.
· Title profitability analysis and financial analysis to support the senior management team in decision making.
· Assist the Financial Controller with the year-end supporting working papers and additional analysis for the audit file and tax computations
· Continually improve working practices and reports for the Business to support their changing needs
· Key team member in finance IT system upgrade, planned for Qtr 4 2015
· Ad hoc requests and analysis from Financial Controller, Chief Financial Officer and Business Directors

Desired skills & experience:
· CIMA qualified accountant, ideally with Publishing experience
· Strong technical accounting skills
· Strong finance systems knowledge, including system implementation
· Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel especially using Vlookup, pivot tables etc.
· Experience of Business Objects preferable but not essential
· Strong attention to detail
· Ability to quickly learn how the business works and then use that knowledge to sense-check numbers produced in the accounts
· Strong analytical and problem solving skills
· Exercise discretion with access to sensitive information
· Experience of giving direction and instruction to account assistants

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary + benefits

Amy Carsen
Head of HR
Thames & Hudson
181A High Holborn
London WC1V 7QX

T +44 (0)20 7845 5101 (direct line)
T +44 (0)20 7845 5000 (main switchboard)
F +44 (0)20 7845 5058
E a.carsen@thameshudson.co.uk

Picture Researcher

Thames & Hudson is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Picture Researcher to joint their vibrant team.

Pictures lie at the very heart of Thames & Hudson’s business as one of the world’s leading publishers of high-quality illustrated books on all aspects of visual culture.

The successful candidate will be an arts graduate with at least two years’ experience of picture research within book publishing. A sound knowledge of archaeology, history or the history of art is required. Meticulous attention to detail, excellent negotiation and outstanding organizational skills are essential, as is a sophisticated response to visual material. A working knowledge of foreign languages would be an advantage.

Please write, enclosing your full CV and stating your current salary, to:

    Amy Carsen
    Head of HR
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    181A High Holborn
    London WC1V 7QX
E: recruitment@thameshudson.co.uk

Closing date: Monday 11 May

Picture Research Assistant & Archivist

Thames & Hudson is looking for a Picture Research Assistant & Archivist to join their team in a role that is supportive to the whole department. An interest in picture research and a degree in either the history of art or ancient history would be a definite advantage, as would previous administrative experience, a flexible attitude, an eye for detail, knowledge of foreign languages and meticulous attention to detail in all things visual and written. Strong computer skills are essential.

Please write, enclosing your full CV and stating your current salary or starting salary expectations, to:

    Amy Carsen
    Head of HR
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    181A High Holborn
    London WC1V 7QX
E: recruitment@thameshudson.co.uk

Closing date: Tuesday 5 May