Head of Finance

  • Location
    City of London, London
  • Contract Type
  • Posted
  • Start Date
  • Industry
    Commerce and industry
  • Salary
    GBP100000 - GBP105000 per annum
  • Expiry Date

A Head of Finance role at a global media company is needed, the head of finance will manage a team of two, they ideally want someonne with media experience for this Head of Finance position.

A highly acquisitive global media group are looking for a proactive and collaborative Head of Finance to join the team. This role will have overall responsibility for EMEA accounting and will focus on a division within the large group. This is an exciting opportunity to join a world-renowned business as they continue to grow both organically and from acquisitions. The role will see you manage a team of two and partner with the wider Group.

This is a pivotal hire for the Group, with the business ensuring development opportunities along the way. Based in London, they work on a hybrid basis and offer an inclusive culture, prioritising promotions within the business.

The role will require someone who has extensive experience, working in an international company and mentoring a team.

Core responsibilities:

  • Ownership of EMEA Finance accounting and operations
  • Responsible for financial reporting and managing statutory reports in UK/US GAAP
  • Manage and develop a team of two
  • Ownership of the annual budgeting and monthly forecast process, providing variance analysis
  • Manage integration of acquisitions and any new ventures
  • Develop strong internal and external stakeholder relationships
  • Identify potential process and control improvements

Key Skills and Experience required:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Extensive PQE in accounting roles, ideally in the media space
  • Previous experience managing a team
  • Previous background in global/multi-national companies
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and experience using ERPs

If this role is of interest and/or you’d like to find out more, please apply directly.

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