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Mind Candy is an entertainment company, with offices in London, Brighton, New York and San Francisco, that creates global brands with online games at their heart. Over 80 million kids have joined ...


London, United Kingdom

30 May 2013

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Free breakfast and snacks and Beer O'Clock every Friday!

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Management Accountant

A fantastic opportunity to work with one of the fastest growing social games companies in the world, Mind Candy.

London, United Kingdom

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Compensation details:
Free breakfast and snacks and Beer O'Clock every Friday!

Job Type:
Mid Level
Escape Factors:
Exciting Brand
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The Role 
A fantastic opportunity to work with one of the fastest growing social games companies in the world, Mind Candy. You will act as the bridge between the finance department and other business functions, helping them to stay on track and on target with regard to forecasts and budgets. You will be an ambitious qualified accountant with strong management accounting and business partnering experience. In addition you will possess strong analytical skills and excellent stakeholder communication skills.
What you’ll be responsible for:
  • Partnering with different business functions to produce annual sales forecasts and budgets.
  • Managing communication of monthly financials to Budget holders within the Company, and producing reporting and variance analysis for the Senior Management Team.
  • Supporting the various business areas with financial analysis for their projects.
  • Helping to expand and develop the Management Accounting Function, and taking on increased responsibilities as it grows.
What you'll be involved in:
  • Creation of budget packs and information collation for company budgets and forecasts.
  • Keeping informed of new developments in the business to understand likely variances to budget.
  • Production of monthly reporting for departments on actuals versus budget and variance analysis.
  • Monthly meetings with budget holders in the Company to discuss financials.
  • Work closely the Financial Accounting team by feeding your knowledge of the business into them to assist with their month end processes, accruals and accounting.
  • Also work closely with the Financial Accounting team to improve your understanding of the accounts, how costs and revenues are treated and the implications of this to budgeting.
  • Analysis of KPIs and their correlation to revenue.
  • Working closely with the Business Information team to understand game metrics, and collaboratively producing reports that complement the financials.
  • Helping to define financial metrics for all of the business areas.
  • Gaining a deep understanding of business models for both new and existing products, and producing financial modelling of these products to assist your business partners.
  • Investment and Project Appraisal.
  • Influencing business deals to ensure good commercial terms, cost control and cash management.
  • Analysis on business and strategic initiatives for the CFO and Senior Management Team.
What you'll bring to Mind Candy:
  • Qualified accountant
  • Strong business partnering experience
  • Experience in producing, analysing and reporting monthly management accounts
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong Excel skills
To apply please send us your CV along with a cover letter telling us a bit more about you and what makes you tick!
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