Finance Director is currently required for a hugely successful and innovative PR/Marketing Services agency.
The role will suit a commercially focused 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 PR / 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.
- Manage a team of 4, the 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
- 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 judgment 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
Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds
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