Finance Manager

| London, Greater London, England, GBR
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Established in 1744, Sotheby’s is the world’s premier destination for art and luxury. Sotheby’s promotes access to and ownership of exceptional art and luxury objects through auctions and buy-now channels including private sales, e-commerce and retail. Our trusted global marketplace is supported by an industry-leading technology platform and a network of specialists spanning 40 countries and 70 categories which include Contemporary Art, Modern and Impressionist Art, Old Masters, Chinese Works of Art, Jewelry, Watches, Wine and Spirits, and Design, as well as collectible cars and real estate. Sotheby’s believes in the transformative power of art and culture and is committed to making our industries more inclusive, sustainable and collaborative.

As a Finance Manager for Sotheby’s Financial Services, you will be a key member of the SFS team working to transform the business to a leading tech-enabled lending platform.

The Finance Manager will partner with SFS Division Heads to ensure appropriate P&L management, help measure portfolio + financial performance, oversee the daily operations of the SFS finance & treasury function.   You will also develop and review systematic reporting expected to enhance business strategy + objectives. You will also provide insight into the financial implications of business decisions and activities.

The ideal candidate has an entrepreneurial attitude, with passion and excitement to drive new opportunities. You can think analytically, build narrative, and synthesize quantitative and qualitative findings. You are comfortable working with Executive Leadership and collaborating cross functionally.


  • Support SFS’s accounting + financing function including planning, budgeting + reporting, as well as treasury, expense, and AP management
  • Ensure accurate monthly accounting and forecasting, working closely with the SFS finance team, divisions leaders, and relevant stakeholders.
  • Oversee and support the processing of routine transactions, ensuring accuracy + compliance with relevant agreements and assist with client account management.
  • Perform analyses and create financial models & forecasting/monitoring tools to help drive intelligence and efficiency.
  • Facilitate the education of stakeholders regarding financial implications of business decisions.
  • Support Sotheby’s Global Finance team on as a need basis in respect of compliant journal entries, assist with audit coordination, balance sheet reviews + corporate schedules submissions 


  • A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or similar 
  • Accounting Certification required (CPA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • 6+ years’ experience of accounting and/or Financial Planning & Analysis experience 
  • Strong logical and analytical skills, experience with financial modeling, and the ability to use data to make business decisions. 
  • Experience with financial services or lending industries a plus 
  • Solid communication skills
  • Ability to think creatively and critically and thrive in a fast-paced dynamic, and often ambiguous work environment.
  • Excellent excel + PowerPoint skills strongly preferred with exposure to Tableau + SAP a plus
  • Intelligence + Humility

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Sotheby's operates in the eCommerce industry. The company is located in New York, NY. Sotheby's was founded in 1744. It has 2801 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Volunteer in local community, Partners with nonprofits, OKR operational model, Team based strategic planning, Flexible work schedule and Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff. To see all 25 open jobs at Sotheby's, click here.
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