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Finance and Operations Manager


You are an experienced and hands-on Finance and Operations professional with a busy mind and a long ‘to do’ list. You love variety and thrive on creating opportunities for improvement and growth in all you do. A proactive self-starter, you marry entrepreneurial flair with strong pragmatism and an impeccable eye for detail to create solid working foundations that enable progress.

You value data and enjoy developing tools to enhance understanding and business decision making. A natural collaborator, you love being part of a team and seek to work in their best interests. You are as comfortable to lead as to follow and enjoy operating at all levels across a business. Overall you are motivated by creating ‘better’ and by working with people who value the same.

We are a Global Brand Design Agency. Headquartered in London, we work with multinational CPG’s all over the world to create brand value that drives growth. Our clients include some of the biggest names in the business – Pepsi-Co, Mars Wrigley, Danone, to name a few. We also work with smaller challenger brands, creating and reinventing them for long term success.

We are organised and creative and have a great team and company culture. We are friendly, resourceful, love to inspire and be inspired. We are based in Fitzrovia, central London, with ambitions to open a second studio in Chicago.

Values are our cornerstone – our values and the values we help others articulate through our work as Brand Designers. We value leadership, creativity, integrity and mutuality in all that we do and working with people who appreciate the same.

The Role: 
Part Finance, part Operations, part Project-based. This is a hands-on role with lots of autonomy to create opportunities and demonstrate the value of brilliant Financial and Operational leadership. It’s also a highly pragmatic role responsible for crucial day-to-day Finance and Operations functions. We have a broad international client base and have plans to open a US studio within the next 24 months as well as scaling our London premises. Working alongside the Management Team, this role is critical to helping the agency achieve those ambitions and growing Straight Forward.

It’s a Leadership Team position, instrumental in driving the Agency forwards (growth) whilst also fulfilling the practical requirements of the Finance and Operations function (stability). The Finance and Operations function is the backbone of Straight Forward and is deeply valued. We are looking for an ambitious pragmatist who wants to inspire and realise positive change at all levels.

Part-time, 4 days per week based out of our Central London Studio. Partly WFH if preferred. Salary £45- £60k (pro-rata) plus bonus scheme.

Please apply here