Finance Director - Marketing and Communications Agency

Recruiter
Handle Recruitment
Location
London
Salary
85000.0000
Posted
15 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Finance Director is currently required for a hugely successful and innovative integrated marketing and communications agency.

The role will suit a commercially focussed board level FD with a minimum of 2 years' experience at FD level. 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 qualified (top 10), although an 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 4, the Group Finance Director will responsible for all aspects of finance for three operating companies in the UK and one international entity
  • Oversee the monthly reporting package, and prepare management commentary for Group
  • 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

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.