Fusebox Games is rapidly becoming a market leader in the Interactive Narrative mobile gaming space. We make 2D IF games with pride and passion, taking popular licenses and turning them into high quality narrative experiences. Our latest release, Love Island: The Game, hit the top spot in both UK and US charts. Other licenses include Baywatch and The X Factor.
We are now looking to recruit a Financial Controller to join our expanding team who will assist in the accounting and analysis of Company activities. As the Financial Controller you will play a central role in ensuring all reporting is accurate, employees and suppliers are paid on a timely basis and processes are improved and implemented as required. In doing so, you will drive the month end reporting process. You will manage a Finance Assistant in order to achieve these goals.
The Financial Controller will take action under the direct supervision of the CEO and will work collaboratively with members of Fusebox Games’ Management Team.
The keeping of all financial records, accounts and schedules to the requirements of the auditors and general accepted accounting standards and practices
Managing the purchase ledger including payments and reconciliations
Recording and analysis of all income streams allowing accurate and timely invoicing
Preparation of monthly IP royalty figures for extremal parties
Month end processes including: Maintaining accruals and prepayments, bank
reconciliations, Inter-company bookings & reconciliations
Responsible for preparing and reviewing the monthly management information and
providing suitable commentary for reporting to Senior Management
Preparation of cashflow forecast to assist management with business decisions
Budget preparation with operational team members
KPI and data analysis on key game metrics and Dashboarding
V A T Returns - dealing with V A T returns, ensuring V A T rates are applied correctly when
sales and purchase tax are calculated and reconciling VAT return
Submitting payroll data to our payroll agency across and ensuring relevant payments are
Processing of taxes, pension contribution and posting payroll journals
Learn and utilise our systems to provide support, cover and training to other members of the
Assist with the maintenance and revision of finance/accounting policies, systems and
Assist with the annual VGTR tax claim (Video Games Tax Relief)
Work independently, balancing short-term demands with longer-term projects
Prepare information for the auditors and tax advisors
Skills and requirements
Ability to present financial information in a clear and structured way
Knowledge of and experience with operational & accounting systems
Advanced level Excel user
Good working knowledge of other Microsoft packages (i.e. Word, PowerPoint)
Knowledge of Quick Books accounting software an advantage
Drive and commitment to achieving targets and deadlines
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical and business information.
Education and/or Experience
Qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA accountant
An Honours Degree preferable.
Three to five years of progressively responsible related experience; or a combination of
education and experience.
Demonstrate your potential commitment by working to complete your Employee Performance Plan [EPP] annually (i.e. goals, objectives, developmental opportunities, etc.).
Values and competencies
Integrity and Trust are key to the success of the Finance function
Support Fusebox Games’ commitment to its Values and reflect all Competencies relevant to