Finance Director - Advertising Agency

10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A Finance Director is currently required for a hugely successful and innovative advertising and marketing services business.

The role will suit a commercially focussed board level FD with a proven track record of improving profitability and successfully managing a company that's bucking the trend within a highly competitive space.

The successful candidate lead all finance related activities, working closely with the senior management team with the planning and strategy for an exciting 3-5 year growth plan.

Candidates will ideally be ACA, CIMA, ACCA qualified candidates will be considered. Previous Advertising / Marketing services experience at a senior level is essential. Some operational experience, such as HR / legal affairs will be very advantageous. Exposure to group reporting and reporting to strict deadlines is essential.

The job:

  • Manage a team of 3, the Finance Director will responsible for all aspects of finance
  • Oversee the monthly reporting package, and prepare management commentary
  • Manage the forecasting and budgeting process
  • Manage cash and working capital
  • Manage the internal and external audit relationships
  • Review all client contracts and negotiate on points of law

The person:

  • A strong personality, passion for the job and can do attitude
  • Credibility, passionate and engaged - trusted to tell it how it is and put your hands up when things go wrong
  • Ability to plan ahead and allow for contingencies
  • Possess good judgement and foresight and ensure accurate data analysis
  • Ability to change views and to get the job done
  • The talent to navigate cultural and business related dynamics in different countries is also essential
  • A pragmatic approach to business and the ability to see the broader picture

The package:

  • £75k-£100k

This is a first rate Finance Director position within a truly forward thinking business, that offers a fast paced and entrepreneurial working environment.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.

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