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Finance Director - Media
Privately Owned Group
About Our Client
My client are an entrepreneurial, privately owned media group with a well established reputation and have growth both organically and through acquisition in the last 10 years.
Reporting into the CEO, responsibilities will include:
Full P&L ownership, financial control and day to day management and leadership of the accounting team, with an open and collaborative culture, in line with the core values of the Group.
Rigorous control of the balance sheet and management of the working capital and cash flow position of the group.
Appraisal, upgrading, standardisation and maintenance of the financial systems and controls framework to minimise risk for the Group and build a high quality and efficient finance function.
Direct involvement and presenting to the Board the financial state of the business.
Prepare and present monthly reports to the CEO with related commercial information and analysis.
Support to prepare and help implement the strategic, annual and operating plans.
Manage key relationships with banks, legal representatives, auditors, and other external partners and advisors.
Support the Board analysing business development and growth opportunities for the business.
The Successful Applicant
Technically highly competent Qualified Accountant, with a strong core background of financial control.
Excellent people management and leadership skills, who can motivate, develop and inspire a broad finance team.
Proven track record of delivery in a medium sized, preferably privately owned or owner managed business and prior experience within the business services or media sector.
A background of commercial and financial analysis to aid strategic decision making.
Strong communication and senior stakeholder management skills, who can gain credibility at all levels of an organisation.
A continuous improvement mindset.
What's on Offer
Six figure salary + Benefits