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CFO - Film/TV

Job Title: CFO - Film/TV
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Industry:
Salary: Bonus + Package
Reference: BBBH52008
Contact Name: Tom Chadwick
Contact Email: tom.chadwick@handle.co.uk
Job Published: March 31, 2016 13:53

Job Description

CFO - TV/FILM

A Venture Capital backed international technology and entertainment business with a focus on TV & Film is seeking a pro-active and commercially astute Chief Financial Officer. In partnership with the entrepreneurial CEO the CFO will help implement the growth strategy of the business over the next 5 years.

The CFO will have 4 main areas of focus:

Strategy, Planning and Management

  • Create and establish yearly financial objectives that align with the company's plan for growth and expansion.
  • Assess and evaluate financial performance of organization with regard to long term operational goals, budgets and forecasts.
  • Communicate, engage and interact with Board of Directors, CEO and Executive Leadership Team as an advisor.
  • Represent and present the company to banks, financial partners, institutions, investors, public auditors and officials.
  • Interact with and bring department into line with Board of Directors plans initiatives and recommendations by participating in pivotal decisions.
  • Implement policies, procedures and processes as deemed appropriate by senior leadership team. Including all finance, governance, risk and compliance policies

Financial Analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Lead, manage and develop the financial planning and analysis function.
  • Review and analyse monthly financial results and provide recommendations to the executive leadership team and CEO.
  • Identify, develop and execute analysis of business initiatives, product launches and/or new service offerings.
  • Explore new investment opportunities and provide recommendations on potential returns and risks.

Financial Analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Lead, manage and develop the financial planning and analysis function.
  • Develop and maintain monthly operating budget and annual company operating budget with support from the performance analyst.
  • Review and analyse monthly financial results and provide recommendations to the executive leadership team and CEO.
  • Identify, develop and execute analysis of business initiatives, product launches and/or new service offerings.
  • Ensure timeliness and accuracy of financial and management reporting data for federal funders, foundations, investors and company's board of directors.
  • Explore new investment opportunities and provide recommendations on potential returns and risks.

Human Resource Management Strategy and Operations

  • Lead, manage and develop the human resource function.
  • Oversee the head of human resources in establishing department accountabilities.
  • Combine financial and human resource information to improve departmental analysis and establish recommendations to increase organisational performance.

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Position Requirements:

  • 5+ years plus experience as a CFO with intimate knowledge of fund raising, board communication and team leadership.
  • 2+ years growth stage start-up experience
  • Emerging market experience
  • Film, TV, Technology experience
  • ACCA/ACA qualified accountant with group reporting experience and fluent knowledge of UK GAAP, IFRS and US GAAP

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.