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CFO - Music Touring/Freight

  • Location: Hounslow
  • Salary: £110,000 - £120,000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 7 days ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Type: hybrid
  • Contact: Jaimie Rozanski
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 14 June 2024
  • Job Ref: 98734902083

Handle are delighted to be working with an international music touring and freight business in their search for a CFO, We are looking for a dynamic and experienced CFO to join their executive leadership team and provide strategy and impact in their growing company.

The CFO will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of financial management, including financial planning and analysis, accounting, budgeting, treasury, and risk management. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of success in a similar role, strong leadership skills, and the ability to drive strategic financial initiatives to support the company's growth and expansion plans.

Key Responsibilities will be:

Financial planning & strategy

* Develop and execute the company's financial strategy in alignment with its overall business objectives and growth plans.

* Offer insights into performance metrics, highlighting any risks and opportunities and proposing any strategic recommendations.

* Continuous financial planning including budgeting, forecasting, and modelling of profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow situations.

* Oversight of revenue reporting against targets, facilitate reforecasting and collaborating with any functions to align departmental strategies.

* Identify cost-saving opportunities and efficiency enhancements.

* Management of monthly management accounts preparation.

* Help prepare the team for any specialized financial planning for peak times.

Commercial finance

* Provision of financial training to the team on key financial metrics.

* Ownership of any contractual reviews.

Financial control

* Management of financial accounting processes and controls, guiding the team to peak effectiveness.

* Oversight of balance sheet accounts and statutory reporting.

* Cash flow management

* Support on any M&A activities. Financial insights

* Quarterly reporting on useful customer analytics and customer behaviours to inform strategic decisions.

* Continuous review, data systems and processes. Essential skills, qualifications, and experience

You will be:

* Professional qualifications (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) with a minimum of 10 years post-qualification experience.

* Previous experience working as a Chief Financial Officer.

* Strong understanding of UK and US GAAP, tax laws and regulatory requirements.

* Proficiency in accounting software and other analytical tools. Person Specification

* Strong analytical and financial forecasting abilities.

* Effective communication and business partnering skills.

* Effective team leadership and management skills.

* Capability to adapt quickly to changing business needs.

* Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

* Uphold high ethical standards, including integrity and professionalism in financial management.

* Strategic thinker.

* High presentation skills.

* In-depth understanding of government rules and regulations to follow HMRC guidelines.

* A background in live events, entertainment, sport and related sectors would be advantageous.

* International experience in foreign markets, particularly USA, Middle East and APAC

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to join this amazing business, please apply now.

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds - we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent for every opportunity through a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.