Head of Finance

Harper May
Covent Garden
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Harper May is currently working with one of the UK's fastest growing Media agencies. The company, based in London's famous West End, are currently seeking an ambitious Head of Finance to lead their team. My client has 6 offices globally and has won numerous international awards in the digital publishing sector. Furthermore, the company are set to acquire 2 smaller business by the end of the year due to a large private equity investment. The successful candidate will be fully qualified with prior media and acquisition integration experience.

Key responsibilities:

  • Leading on acquisition integration, including implementing efficient systems, processes and effective data migration
  • Challenging and improving existing controls and systems
  • Commercial review, identification of cost savings & efficiencies
  • Managing and developing the finance team of 8
  • Full ownership of all reporting and commercial commentary
  • Supporting the CFO on all M&A activities, due diligence and finance
  • Setting operational budgets
  • Cash flow forecasting
  • Working on the mid and long-term strategic plan

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Must be fully qualified
  • Must have prior acquisition experience
  • Highly motivated and pro-active self starter
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Previous experience of managing and developing staff
  • Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Excellent Excel skills

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