Finance Director - PR/Marketing Services

Job Title: Finance Director - PR/Marketing Services
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Reference: BBBH69495
Contact Name: Tom Chadwick
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 13, 2018 15:53

Job Description

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.

The job:

  • 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

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 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

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.