PART-TIME FINANCE DIRECTOR

Blend Media is a leading light in delivering all types of Immersive Content and XR Solutions. Comprising the world’s largest premium 360/VR video library and a dedicated XR agency, Blend Media works with some of the world’s leading brands to help them bring their immersive XR projects to life.

We genuinely care about people and value kindness in our everyday interactions. You’ll be able to be yourself, feel valued and supported, learn and grow no matter how experienced you are.

This is a great opportunity to join an innovative business that delivers ambitious solutions, connecting creative and technology professionals and helping people imagine and create the world’s best AR, VR, 3D and Metaverse content experiences.

We’re a small company best suited to individuals who want to make their mark in the XR world, as well as contributing to, and sharing in the company’s commercial success. 

The Role

Estimate 25-30 hours per month

Month-end checks

  • Review/act on accruals, monitoring GP margins
  • Review/act on payables and receivables
  • Check cash balance for upcoming payments
  • Work with accountants on bank reconciliation
    - Collating missing information
    - Answering ad-hoc questions

Management accounts, quarterly

  • Work with accountants to ensure accuracy/completeness
    - Emphasis on accruals
    - Checking balance sheet movement/items as well as P&L

VAT

  • Review and check/approve VAT schedules provided by accountants

Year end

  • Work with accountants to ensure accuracy/completeness
    - Compare to quarterly
    - Checking balance sheet movement/items as well as P&L
  • Coordinate R&D tax credit claim if required

Payroll

  • Keep payroll department up to date with staff changes etc.
  • Respond to monthly email request for updates
  • Check the payroll and pay slips when provided
  • Set up the payments in Revolut
  • Deal with ad hoc queries from staff and from accountants

Corporate

  • Write financial aspect of Shareholder report
  • Join Shareholder meetings from time to time to add financial commentary
  • Provide governance advice and support
  • Support on share option matters

Payables

  • Work with accountants and team to support payables system
  • Make payment twice a month
  • Deal with arising matters such as missing payment details
  • Payables may move to another person in which case this role should be able to monitor/instruct with a lighter touch

General / ad-hoc

  • Business planning/budgeting
  • Commercial analysis and advice to team
  • Financial and commercial information for corporate process as required
  • Occasional cash flow forecasts
  • Bonus scheme advice and analysis
  • Support CEO with FX process and decisions
  • Commercial/financial support to CEO as required
  • Join weekly team meeting
If you are interested in joining the team send your CV with a cover letter to: work@blend.media

*No recruiters please*

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