Director of Finance

Recruiter
The Consultancy Group
Location
South East London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Jul 2019
Closes
23 Jul 2019
Ref
1203023300
Job Role
Finance Director
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified
A leading Media business require an interim Director of Finance for a 12 month interim role to manage all aspects of finance, including budgeting & forecasting, statutory and group reporting and tax matters. Responsibilities, including but not limited to: Responsible for checking and approving an accurate production of monthly management accounts, including P&L, variance analysis, cashflow, balance sheet and submissions Manage Finance Manager and two supporting staff to ensure that they are clear on their delivery of services requirements to the company. Maintain their motivation and engagement. Supporting the Managing Director and SVP with ad hoc analysis and input for business initiatives Overseeing the quarterly re-forecasts and annual budget processes Responding to ad hoc requests from the Group's regional and head offices Ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting in respect of the entities Affirm team follows the compliance framework according to group and division requirements Responsible for submissions of Internal compliance including SOX files, reconciliations and month end sign offs Making a proactive contribution to progressively improve financial reporting speed and quality Promoting a robust control environment Complying with statutory and legal requirements: external audit, tax, VAT and other regulatory filings for 2 legal entities Reviewing AR and AP operations regularly to ensure efficient cash management Person Profile: Qualified Accountant with minimum 7 years PQE US listed business experience SOX exposure Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate clearly with internal and external customers across multiple countries Strong organizational skills, with experience of managing multiple deadlines Proven ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure Excellent team player, who consistently displays a positive attitude Proactive, with quick understanding of the business model Proven track record and fast learner Commercially astute and highly numerate Financial reporting experience in a multi-site, multi-currency business IT literate with strong Excel skills and accounting systems knowledge Use of Hyperion reporting systems desirable

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