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P.A to Finance Director


Job Description

Bauer Corporate Services Finance is a central UK team of 60 staff that support all aspects of transaction processing and financial reporting to the two UK businesses, Bauer Audio and Bauer Publishing. We are responsible for timely and accurate processing and reporting and ensure financial compliance and governance for the UK operations.

Supporting the B.C.S Finance Director and the Senior Management Team ("SMT") (6 managers) of which the P.A is part of the S.M.T

Responsible for overseeing all administration, working alongside the Finance Director and Bauer Corporate Services Finance in the following areas:

  • Coordinating meetings
  • Organising external auditors and coordinating timings and supporting meetings
  • Raising Purchase Orders
  • Coordinating travel
  • Working with the UK business finance teams and Head Office finance team in Hamburg
  • Organisation of both Bauer Corporate Services and UK wide company events

Our finance values are:

  1. be highly committed to the business and your team;
  2. exceptional teamwork delivers exceptional results;
  3. make work a fun place to be;
  4. always seek the best that you can be and
  5. be constantly curious looking for opportunities to grow the business and new and better ways of doing things.

Package Description

Rewards packages at Bauer Media offer a range of salary sacrifice Benefits, such as our pension scheme and flexible holidays, as well as exclusive Perks like great deals and discounts for everyday life.

Flexible Working

We want to make sure that we find the right people to work in our teams, and we know that the traditional 9-5, five days a week doesn't suit everyone. So, we would love to hear from you if you feel you're a great fit for this role and would like to work flexibly. If you are the right person for this role, we'll find the right working approach for you.

Main Responsibilities

Provide excellent support to the business and internal teams.


  • Co-ordinate meetings and diaries
  • Minute taking as and when required
  • Organise venues and lunches
  • Collate documentation/presentations


  • Organise travel and hotel accommodation for BCS Finance team

Purchase Orders/Invoices

  • Organise new suppliers to be set up on Proactis (Internal finance system)
  • Raise Purchase Orders
  • Assist other .PA.'s with invoices/queries
  • Raise employee benefits and assist HR with Purchase Orders and ensure invoices are processed in a timely manner and to deadline.

Person Specification

Highly motivated with an ambition to learn, grow and thrive. Work as a part of both the B.C.C team and wider Bauer team, use initiative and prioritise workload to work towards deadlines.

Ability to use initiative and be adaptable

To be Proactive

Able to take ownership of tasks

Demonstrate excellent communication skills

Be a Team player

Ability to manage and organise varied workload and deadlines

Be confident and have a self-motivated attitude

Excellent accuracy and attention to detail

Competence in Microsoft Office products - Word, Excel, PowerPoint and TEAMS

Knowledge of Proactis is Desirable - be able to demonstrate sound working knowledge of similar finance system

About Bauer Media Group

Bauer Media Group has become an enduringly successful media corporation by focusing on creating content that matters most to millions of people around the world: from print and online publishing to radio and money-helper services for consumers, as well as sales and marketing services for SMB. Family-owned in the 5th generation, Bauer focuses on the long term, with a consumer-first mindset that guides us across our increasingly diverse portfolio. Our workforce of 15,000 shares a passion - to deliver content and services that are popular with, and helpful to, our customers and partners.

Bauer Media Audio is Europe's leading digital commercial broadcaster and audio operator. Experts in the power of sound, the company reaches over twenty-five million listeners daily through its market-leading broadcast radio, online services, and podcasts. Spanning 7 countries - the UK, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Poland and Slovakia - BM Audio owns leading brands including KISS, Mix Megapol, Absolute Radio, Radio Norge, Radio Expres, Radio Nova, Radio 100 and RMF.

Belonging at Bauer Mission statement

People are at the heart of everything we do. Inclusivity is part of who we are. We celebrate diversity in all its forms, and encourage authenticity, knowing that our differences are celebrated.

What we will offer you

Quite simply, our promise to you is that Bauer Media is a great place to do great work with great people. Our people take an enormous amount of pride in the brands they support. They like their team members, and they feel supported by their managers. We all take collective responsibility for our culture, because we know it has a ripple effect out across our brands. That's why our culture of inclusion at work, Belonging at Bauer, is at the heart of everything we do. Belonging at Bauer is about our dual goals of being as representative as we can of the audiences we serve, and about creating a working environment where all our people feel able to bring their whole selves to work every day. It's part of everything we do, and everyone who works here is responsible. If you join us, you'll be an important part of this as well.

Our mental health at work

We're proud to be the driving force behind the "Where's your head at?" campaign, which is working to put Mental Health First Aiders on an equal footing with traditional workplace First Aiders. This is a priority for all of us that work at Bauer and we now have fully trained Mental Health First Aiders supporting and working across all of our UK locations.

Bauer Core Values

Creativity - We create unique, high-quality content that delights our audiences.

Ambition - We think big and bold, pushing boundaries and embracing change.

Passion - We approach every day with curiosity, commitment and a lively positive mindset.

Teamwork - We learn from each other and take the time to understand both challenges and opportunities, working together to find the right solution.

Trust - We are open, respectful and honest.

Inclusivity - We encourage different points of view and perspectives and value all contributions.

Responsibility - We make measured and thoughtful decisions that support the business vision.

For more information about Bauer Media UK please check out our Website

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