Head of Finance

England, London
£50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
24 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Renee Raichura
Job Role
Finance Director
Contract Type
Level of qualification

Media Content Agency - Head of Finance opportunity

My client is a global tech-oriented content brand publisher specialising in connecting brands and people. They are the tech and the talk who operates at the core of content marketing, digital strategy, and technological expertise.

They are looking for a Head of Finance to join their growing company and oversee the complete finance function of the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the global Finance function of the business, working with external accountants to deliver consolidated management and statutory accounts;
  • Prepare and manage company budgets for UK and global offices;
  • Oversee company cash flow and forecasting;
  • Line Manage the Finance Assistant, providing guidance and support as required;
  • Overseeing the tax affairs of the company, ensuring full compliance and minimising the company's tax liability;
  • Act as a senior management advisor on commercial issues;
  • Work with sales team on revenue forecasting and targets;
  • Research, select and implement financial management software package, and assist global offices with local implementation and new reporting processes;
  • Provide useful and timely financial information enabling management to make informed business decisions;
  • Manage company procurement activities;
  • Prepare financial reports for board meetings and on an ad hoc basis;
  • Ensure company compliance with all financial and business legislation;
  • Implement and continuously review robust financial processes and controls to ensure smooth turnaround of month end figures;
  • Reviewing monthly payroll and working with HR on salary forecasting;
  • Ad hoc related duties as required.
  • Recognised accounting qualification with 3-5 year's post-qualification experience
  • Detailed and up-to-date understanding of financial legislation and best practice
  • Excellent business acumen and experience as a senior management advisor
  • Strong experience with financial software
  • Demonstrable experience establishing and managing financial processes
  • Experience of the digital, marketing or media industries
  • Strong initiative and ability to work effectively with minimal supervision day to day
  • Experience managing payroll

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