HANDLE RECRUITMENT

HANDLE RECRUITMENT London, UK
Dec 12, 2018
An exciting opportunity for a commercial finance manager or a senior commercial finance analyst has arisen to join the team at a leading multi-channel fashion retail business. The key responsibilities: Responsibility for managing the annual budget process, business partnering with other departments and working with the senior management team Responsibility for the maintenance of integrated rolling business forecasts - P&L, cash flow and balance sheet Maintenance of international rolling forecasts Development of strategic plans Analysis and interpretation of forecasts Preparation of board presentation pack Monthly review of capital expenditure The ideal candidate: CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified with industry experience in Retail Strong modelling and analysis experience Adaptable with accountancy systems Advanced Excel skills The ability to communicate at all levels across the business 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 unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.
HANDLE RECRUITMENT London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
Handle are recruiting a fantastic opportunity to join an exciting Music Technology company with a mission! You will be leading the finance function and implementing new processes. Reporting into the CFO, you will be managing a team of accountants to deliver a high standard or reporting. What you'll do: ? Collaborate closely with department leaders ? Provide ad-hoc analysis and reporting for investment proposals ? Optimise the Group's cash flow and working capital ? Take ownership of the order to cash and procure to pay processes ? Negotiate favourable credit terms with key suppliers ? Build and implement scalable and robust financial processes, structures and controls to support the company's growth ? Build and own relationships with Group's bankers, auditors and outsourced 3rd party consultants ? Collaborate closely with department leaders to assess and advise on the financial impact of scenarios and decisions ? Board and executive-level reporting ? Forecast management, monthly management accounts, VAT returns, year-end accounting and audits, payroll and other regular financial processes. The ideal candidate wil be: ? ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified with experience in UK GAAP / IFRS ? Experience within the hardware, software and/or technology sectors. ? Proven experience and success as a Financial Controller growing, managing and developing an accounting team ? Experience producing statutory accounts, building scalable finance structures and systems ? Experience managing tangible manufacturing in a hardware environment ? Experience using NetSuite, or a similar ERP system ? Exposure and/or knowledge of US Accounting and Tax ? The ability to create and manage a dynamic short-term and long-term financial forecast ? Exposure working within a startup or high-growth company environment They are offering a competitive salary with great additional benefits, apply now to be considered! 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 unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.
HANDLE RECRUITMENT London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
Our client, an exciting Arts and Entertainment business, are seeking a Head of Finance to join the team. It is a newly created position and will be reporting into and deputising for the FD and managing a team of 14. As the Head of Finance you will oversee the day to day operational and strategic activities of the Finance Department; providing leadership to the Finance team and ensuring all accounting and reporting requirements are met. Your duties will include but are not limited to: Ensuring the annual statutory accounts for all legal entities within the group are produced Ensuring that strong financial control measures and controls are in place. Ensuring all group balance sheets are fully reconciled at the time periods appropriate to the account Ensuring group VAT returns are completed, liaising with group tax advisors as appropriate Partnering with other heads of department to improve their departmental reporting, accounting and budgeting processes Leading the group financial budget and interim forecasting processes and presenting these to the Finance Director for review/sign off In conjunction with the Finance Director, leading the group's financial auditing process; liaising with auditors, tax advisors and bankers as appropriate. Ensuring audit findings and feedback are followed up with clear action plans Identifying and understanding potential financial risks and ensuring these are managed and/or mitigated and reported to the Finance Director Contributing to wider or strategic business projects as required by the Finance Director Essential skills required: Fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) Experience of working in a senior Finance position, with departmental leadership responsibilities Experience of preparing statutory accounts Excellent working knowledge of both VAT and corporation tax Strong attention to detail & accuracy Well-organised and adaptable The ideal candidate will have an interest or experience in an arts / entertainment environment. The client is looking for someone with excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to lead and motivate a team and build good working relationships with external contacts. Someone with a motivated and professional manner who possess a proactive, innovative and pragmatic approach to problem solving, with the ability to see the big picture and wider implication of processes and practices. Please apply NOW if this is of interest. 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 unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.
HANDLE RECRUITMENT London, UK
Dec 08, 2018
Head of Finance - TV Highly successful TV business are looking for qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA Head of Finance from a TV background with experience of PMI to oversee the finance function both in the UK and US, managing and motivating a team and supply commercial guidance to senior management. Head of Finance to manage the UK/ROI financial operations of a fast growing TV production business. Reporting to the MD this is a hands-on, varied role covering all aspects of operational & commercial finance as well as leading a small team. Primary Responsibilities Review/preparation of monthly management accounts pack, variance analysis and commentary Cash-flow management & analysis and monthly forecasts and re-forecasting as required Preparation of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts and all Financial Planning & Analysis related matters Management and development of financial systems Preparation and maintenance financial projections including projected monthly profit and loss accounts and monthly cash-flows, and future years rolling forecasts Financial modelling of new opportunities that become available to the business to assess profit opportunities, risks and contribution to the existing business VAT calculations and filing company returns Preparation of intercompany recharges Preparation of annual year-end accounts, statutory packs and audit files Liaising with auditors and other regulatory bodies Manage a small junior finance team In conjunction with the Finance Assistants, all other book-keeping duties and general ledger management as required Coordinating with production accountants and production managers, monitoring and challenging expenditure against budget Monthly payroll Any other relevant tasks as they arise Skills & Experience: Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) or qualified by experience Experience with PMI (Essential) Advanced Excel skills (Essential) Familiarity with Sage and Xero (Preferable) Experience of managing staff (small Finance function) Previous experience in the entertainment sector ideally TV/Film production Hands-on but also business facing and able to take a bigger picture approach Attention to detail Good report writing skills Self-starter and team player Able to work under pressure and to deliver to tight deadlines Able to demonstrate experience in managing several projects/tasks simultaneously Able to demonstrate experience in working with both production and central teams Able to demonstrate ability and experience in improving processes Willingness and ability to take on ad-hoc projects Willingness to travel (there will be some regular travel required e.g. Dublin) 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 unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.
HANDLE RECRUITMENT London, UK
Dec 06, 2018
CFO - Talent Management Hugely successful and innovative talent management, image rights, commercial sales, brand consulting and digital strategy business with a specialisation in Sport, Music, Fashion and Entertainment are looking for a high calibre qualified CFO to lead their finance team and business partner the MD. The role will suit a commercially focused board level Finance candidate with agency experience in Sport, Music, Fashion or Entertainment and a proven track record of improving profitability and successfully managing the finances of a growing company. Due to the diverse nature of the business, it is a very complex role and the ideal candidate will need to be well-versed in all aspects of financial management from simple accounting to investment and banking operations. Responsibilities and Duties: Drive the company's financial planning Ensure appropriate cash flow for the company's operations Oversee the monthly reporting package, and prepare management commentary Prepare reliable current and forecasting reports Oversee the company's finance IT system Supervise one other member of finance staff Requirements: ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified BSc/BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus Proven experience as CFO or finance office in a relevant industry In depth knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods Proficient in the use of MS Office and financial management software Ability to strategize and solve problems Strong leadership and organizational skills Excellent communication and people skills An analytical mind, comfortable with numbers 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 unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.
HANDLE RECRUITMENT London, UK
Dec 01, 2018
Interim Financial Controller needed for an SME media production business for a period of 3-6 months. Working closely with the Finance Director and Finance Assistant, this role covers everything! Therefore the successful candidate will be very hands on, hardworking and be willing to get stuck in wherever needed..... click apply for full job details