Head of Commercial Finance & Strategy

Job Title: Head of Commercial Finance & Strategy
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 72325
Contact Name: Ryan Burrow
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 09, 2018 12:32

Job Description

We at Handle are currently working with a fast-growth and VC backed entertainment business assisting them with their search for an Interim Head of Commercial Finance & Strategy.

Reporting directly into the CFO this role will spearhead the business planning & annual budgeting process. Key duties will include:

  • Build strong relationships with senior executives based in various locations around the world
  • Develop a robust financial planning and forecasting model.
  • Lead and deliver the monthly/rolling forecast, annual budget, and 5 strategic planning process
  • Continually improve the entire financial planning process and financial model
  • Evaluate growth initiatives and proactively identify opportunities
  • Develop and manage detailed financial analyses and deal approval presentations for new business launches, acquisitions or divestitures
  • Perform financial due diligence
  • Supervise/ Cross-Train with the Content Strategy Manager in the delivery of quality content analysis to support content acquisition and production teams
  • Prepare strategic and financial well-written power-point presentations for senior management, board, investors, and prospective investors
  • Support key business decision-making and strategic initiatives through adhoc analyses and the building meaningful financial models

The successful candidate will have 5+ years experience in a consulting, investment banking or FP&A role. A candidate who holds an MBA is strongly preferred, experience working in the media & entertainment business is also highly desirable.

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 you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.