Talentedge

Talentedge London, UK
Dec 18, 2018
Financial Controller e-Commerce 70/75K Talentedge have been retained by a rapidly expanding e-Commerce start up on a crucial, early stage hire within their senior leader team. Following two successful seed investment rounds, this is a very exciting time to join the business as they embark on their Series A funding round. As Financial Controller, working closely with the CEO, your remit will be to build a best in class finance function, able to support a high-growth tech start-up. A key area of focus will be supporting the C-level team on strategic planning, scenario building and future investment raising. Key responsibilities will include; • Set up of internal reporting/FP&A/statutory/commercial/transactional controls • Preparing board papers and monthly investor packs • Provide commercial and strategic support to the board, driving improved initiatives • Business metrics - Analysing and making recommendations for improvements • Financial modelling to support CEO/COO on Series A and future investment rounds • Financial/marketing/commercial KPI reporting and dash board preparation Profile: • ACA qualified, degree educated, strong academic background • Tech sector experience, startup preferred • You must have the ability to adapt communication style to different people at all levels within the business with varying personalities • Strong IT skills - modelling and macros level • Passionate about tech start ups Our client is able to offer all the benefits of working within a leading tech start-up including a broad, challenging & diverse role, excellent working environment, strong team culture and an impressive and ambitious leadership team.
Talentedge London, UK
Dec 18, 2018
Finance Manager FinTech startup £60k - £65k Talentedge are proud to be partnering with an exceptionally high growth Series A FinTech startup whose platform is loved by fellow early stage startups through to FTSE & US listed businesses. With revenues doubling YoY over the past 3, a US office newly opened and further international expansion planned, this is an amazing time to join this business. In a newly created role as Finance Manager, you will be responsible for managing the day to day finance function, reporting into a high flying Finance Director. Key responsibilities to include: • Preparation of monthly company accounts and the consolidated group accounts • Tax work including VAT, R&D and corporate tax • Manage the monthly multi-currency reconciliations process • Manage the audit of the accounts for statutory, banking and due diligence purposes • Develop and improve month end and day-to-day finance processes • Manage a small team of transactional finance Profile: • Qualified accountant - ACA/ACCA/CIMA • Experience of working within a high growth technology business, FinTech is preferable however non-essential • Culture - Passionate, flexible, adaptable, can do attitude, social! Our client is able to offer all the benefits of working within a leading tech start-up including a broad and exciting role, excellent working environment, fun team culture and an impressive and ambitious leadership team.
Talentedge City of London, UK
Dec 17, 2018
Senior Financial Analyst / Finance Business Partner London £60,000 - £65,000 + 15% bonus Incredibly commercial finance opportunity within this leading international business. Business services with a technology slant and impressive track record of growth across its core markets. Supporting the charismatic Operations Director, this is a true business partnering opportunity where you will make an immediate impact on profitability by working with and influencing the sales and operations team. Additionally, as a key member within the wider FP&A team, key outputs include accurate and robust planning cycles, comprehensive reporting and insightful, forward thinking analysis to aid business decision making. Responsibilities include: • Business Partner the VP Operations to ensure targets are achieved. • Support UK planning cycles; forecasts, budgets and multi-year plans. • Provide value add analytics to support decision marking; site level P&Ls and labour ratios. • Coordinate core service margin deep dive to drive behaviours and ensure service margin targets are achieved; link between site level activity data, cost forecast submissions and revenue assumptions. • Responsible for profitability; understanding key drives, resource planning tools, model assumptions and operational productivities. • Build and maintain effective relationships with both non-finance and finance stakeholders. • Gravitas to challenge and influence decision making The successful candidate will be a qualified Accountant with a proven track record in partnering / influencing non finance professionals (ideally sales / operations teams) and demonstrable FP&A and business case analysis /scenario modelling skills.
Talentedge London, UK
Dec 17, 2018
Head of Finance, London PE backed - Financial Services 70-80K + benefits I'm currently working exclusively with a high-growth PE backed asset management firm based in the heart of the city. Owing to rapid expansion and multiple recent acquisitions, they are looking to hire an experienced Head of Finance to work alongside the Finance Director to manage to finance division. Responsibilities: Attending board meetings and preparing board packs Delivery of accurate financial and commercial analysis Investor relations Drive all financial modelling & reporting Implementing & improving current business process and systems Support the wider finance team to ensure the smooth running of the day-to-day function Managing a small team of 3 Profile: ACA qualified, Top tier university 4+ years PQE Strong IT skills are essential (advanced modeling & systems) Financial Services background, start up experience desired Please get in touch ASAP as this opportunity will not be around for long.
Talentedge London, UK
Dec 16, 2018
Head of Finance - TV Production ·Fast-growing PE Backed TV Prod Indie ·£75-90,000 Base + Benefits ·Superb Career Prospects Stellar opportunity to join this cutting-edge, highly profitable and truly independent production SME. Number 1 role reporting to the MD and covering all aspects of core finance, FP&A & business partnering, board presentation and managing a small team. Perfect for an FM/FC looking to move into a number 1 position or existing HoF looking for a change. This is a fantastic chance to come on early and grow rapidly with the company, seeing your efforts make a tangible difference to the evolution of the business and working in a challenging but rewarding, fun, relaxed and highly creative environment. Production experience essential! Main Accountabilities: 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 Ad-hoc project & analysis work as directed by senior management Required Background: Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) or qualified by experience Experience with PMI (Highly Desirable) Experience of managing staff (small Finance function) Previous experience in 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
Talentedge London, UK
Dec 16, 2018
Part time Finance Manager SW London, software £55/65k pro rata Talentedge are exclusively partnering with a high growth SW London based software company on a crucial role within their quickly expanding team. As their first finance hire, reporting into the Founder/CEO, you will be tasked with bringing their finances in-house from an outsourced accountancy practice and setting up all internal scalable processes. We're looking for a strong business partner (and not just a bean counter), someone who will offer and implement new analyses to improve key metrics and company strategy. Key responsibilities to include; • Bring in-house an externally held finance function and set up all controls • Management of all external relationships • Work with sales and commercial teams to advise on contract structuring • Support the CEO on future investment rounds Profile: • Qualified accountant • Experience within a similar, broad finance role • High growth tech sector background • Exposure to Xero software (and if possible bolt-on softwares, for example Receipt Bank) Work schedule: • 2/3 days per week (flexible around your diary) Our client is able to offer all the benefits of working within a leading tech start-up including a broad and exciting role, excellent working environment, fun team culture and an impressive and ambitious leadership team. Please get in touch today.
Talentedge City of London, UK
Dec 16, 2018
Commercial finance role - no month-end! Friendly and fun vibe Room to progress Great role in fun-filled advertising & PR agency! This is a wonderful opportunity for an experienced commercial finance manager to join a team where finance is recognised as integral to the success of the agency. We are seeking a strong business partner with commercial nous and good leadership ability. Reporting to the CFO, your key responsibilities will include: • Managing and reporting client job profitability and revenue recognition; • Analysing business performance (revenue forecasting, utilisation, client profitability, trend analysis) • Budgeting & forecasting, providing explanations on variances and business performance • Maintaining relationships with key internal and external clients • Presenting financial information and reports to non-finance stakeholders in the agency • Creating new internal reporting and planning processes to improve the flow of financial information • Supporting in the negotiation of commercial contracts and SOWs • Managing a small Commercial Finance team Ideal candidate: • Qualified ACCA/CIMA with relevant post-qualified experience, ideally in a creative services industry • Demonstrated experience working in a multi-disciplinary environment working across multiple accounts at a given time • Outstanding interpersonal and networking skills and be able to build and maintain effective working relationships with your team, wider agency staff, peers and clients • Strong team management and leadership skills; ability to develop and mentor people
Talentedge London, UK
Dec 15, 2018
Finance Manager - ACA PE backed FinTech, London £60/70k Exceptional all-round opportunity for an ACA qualified Finance Manager to test themselves in one of Europe's fastest growing PE backed FinTech businesses. Following a recent merger between two businesses, heavyweight hires at C-Suite (including CFO) and a NetSuite implementation, this is an incredibly exciting time to join this business. You will report into and be mentored by the Group Financial Controller that I personally placed, who in turn reports into the Global CFO, both of whom are Top 20 trained. You'll be great for this opportunity if you are a strong and ambitious character, capable of installing best practice accounting processes, whilst equally displaying high levels of commercial acumen. Progression opportunities here are endless, including promotion to Financial Controller within a 9-12 month period. Key responsibilities to include: • Preparation of consolidated group management accounts • Cash flow management and forecasting • Supporting on budgeting and forecasting • Balance sheet reconciliations across all territories (UK/ROW/EMEA) • Preparation of corporation tax and VAT returns • Statutory accounts preparation and point of contact for audit • Continual improvements of financial controls and processes • Project work including supporting on NetSuite implementation Profile: • ACA qualified • Minimum of 2 years post qualified experience, ideally within a PE backed FinTech/SaaS business • A Business Analyst/Project Manager type of skillset is advantageous however by no means essential Please get in touch ASAP!
Talentedge City of London, UK
Dec 15, 2018
- Financial Analyst - Mix of FP&A, reporting and business partnering - £50k to £60k base + excellent benefits This Thriving Global Brand is a household name, operating across the globe and continuing to experience growth and development in their international and domestic markets. They are also an employer of choice and have won multiple-awards for their content They are now looking for a Finance Analyst for in their digital division supporting one of their fastest growing divisions. Sitting in the business this is a broad & business facing role incorporating actuals, FP&A, lots of business partnering. Responsibilities: • Monthly operating packs for presentation to senior finance team members as well as the Director of Interactive, plus divisional financial reporting requirements • Monthly revenue by show analysis and key trends • Monthly cost of sales and overheads reporting, monitoring departmental costs and headcount to budget and understanding variances • Prepare budget, forecasts, and 5 year plan • Quarterly reporting to the Limited Board • Development and maintenance of reporting obligations to key partners such as revenue share reporting to producers and quarterly STV reporting. • Management of the revenue statement reconciliations from our key customers and keeping abreast of cash flow implications • Develop a sound understanding of the Interactive business and how it operates • Provision of financial support to the Interactive management team in delivering cost plans, driving profitability and ongoing efficiencies • Provision of support to management team in analysing business decisions and propositions • Regularly monitor production and prize costs to optimise profitability • Work with the management team to enforce compliance and risk management disciplines • Ad-hoc analysis from both finance and the rest of the business as required. Qualifications & experience: • Qualified accountant (ACCA / CIMA/ACA) • Experience of actuals & FP&A preferred but not essential and candidates straight from practice will also be considered ·Exposure to the media sector preferred but again not essential • Strong systems skills - including Excel & PowerPoint. Exposure to Oracle and/or Hyperion advantageous • Excellent verbal and written presentation skills • Proactive and solution focused with high attention to detail • Strong team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills • Business facing and ability to quickly establish credibility with non-financial stakeholders • Demonstrated ability to deliver on multiple assignments, meet tight deadlines, be effective and decisive under pressure Excellent career prospects and exposure across the business.
Talentedge London, UK
Dec 14, 2018
Part-time Financial Controller Technology, West London £55/60k pro rata Fantastic part time opportunity for an individual who is keen to join a West London based, high growth software start up who have just raised significant funding from high-profile early stage tech investors. As Finance Manager, you will report directly into and work very with the CEO and Founding Director. He is looking for a strong business partner, someone who will offer and implement new analyses to improve key metrics and company strategy. Key responsibilities to include; • Bring in-house an externally held finance function and set up all controls • Have ownership of the finance function • Support the CEO on future investment rounds • Fully utilise Xero Accounting Software to its' max and improve data provided to board Profile: • Fully qualified - ACA/CIMA/ACCA • Experience of technology/software is preferable (SaaS amazing!) • Previous exposure to using Xero software (and Receipt Bank if possible) • Fun in person! Work schedule: • 2/3 days per week (flexible around your diary) Our client is able to offer all the benefits of working within a leading tech start-up including a broad and exciting role, excellent working environment, fun team culture and an impressive and ambitious leadership team. Please get in touch today.
Talentedge London, UK
Dec 14, 2018
Part-time financial controller (4days a week) Global marketing services £65-£70k pro-rata This is a great role, responsible for managing the central finance function for this global media organisation. You will be managing a small team and taking the lead on fp&a, monthly reporting and financial reporting for the UK agencies, with a number of projects to get stuck into. Please be in touch if you can start immediately! Responsibilities: Assist Finance Leads of the individual companies with the budgeting process Monthly forecasting Variance analysis against monthly budget Review and approve journal postings for Month End Review month end forecast files for proper accruals Review all monthly intercompany for proper company classification Responsible for monthly payroll reconciliation Prepare audit files at half year and full year, liaise with auditors Assist in ensuring that all systems within the company are working efficiently and effectively Develop systems further to ensure that the companies are able to respond to the demands of clients and maintain the levels of profitability Direct line management for a team of 3 Improve operational effectiveness across the team Supplier review of current payment terms, and GDPR compliance Streamline and set up new processes Requirements: Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) Strong excel skills High attention to detail
Talentedge London, UK
Dec 13, 2018
FinTech startup Financial Controller, London £60-65k We're proud to be partnering with an immensely high growth FinTech startup coming out of London on a crucial hire within their growing team! Reporting into a high profile startup Founder/CEO, as Financial Controller you will be responsible for building and managing the financial operations of the business. Key responsibilities to include: Financial controlling: • Set up of all scalable processes • Preparation of monthly management accounts with presentation to CFO & board • Budgeting, forecasting and KPI analysis • Tax work including VAT return preparation • Point of contact for audit and stats preparation Profile: • Qualified accountant, strong academically • Startup experience is a must • Strong IT skills and capable of data manipulation • Comfortable working with developers to automate processes and systems where possible Please get in touch ASAP with Talentedge as this opportunity won't be around for long!
Talentedge London, UK
Dec 13, 2018
Finance Manager - Fintech SME Perm Central London Paying £55,000 - £60,000 Talentedge have partnered on an exclusive basis with a leading Fintech in their search for a Finance Manager. Reporting to the Head of Finance, the responsibilties include: Role and responsibilities • Full hands on management accounting role covering: oMonth end oGeneral ledger oAccounts Payable oAccounts Receivable oPayroll oFixed assets • Full FP&A analysis • Budgets & forecasts - modelling & sensitivity analysis • Rolling P&L and cash forecasts • Support initiatives for revenue growth and cost control • Review, improve and document internal controls • Monitor KPIs / investigate variances / identify areas for improvement • Undertake customer and product profitability analysis • Balance sheet reconciliations • Assist with preparation of monthly Board packs / MI • Work with Business Units to continually improve performance and review ROI Candidate Profile • Drive and energy to join fast paced environment • Attention to detail, even when working with minimum supervision • Confident working both in a team and individually • Commercial and inquisitive mindset • Some experience in a fast pace start-up environment ideal • Take ownership in your work and enjoy working with people • Have strong verbal and written communication skills • Comfortable in prioritizing own workload • Possess positive mindset with sense of humour • Understand financial and business concepts, be fast learner • Believe technology underpins growth and efficiency Workplace benefits • Generous pension and health insurance part of the package • Open, flexible and collaborative culture • Friday team lunches • Regular team events • Casual dress code
Talentedge London, UK
Dec 13, 2018
Financial Controller Data Analytics, London 70-80K I'm currently working with a start-up Data Analytics business who provide cyber solutions to their clients. Founded just over 4 years ago, this exciting start-up is looking for a Financial Controller to come in to manage the full finance division. Not only located in London, my client also holds a US division of which will be overseen by you. You will be a huge part of the planning and execution of gaining Series A funding with this being a crucial focus of the FC role. The ideal candidate for this position will be qualified with experience in a startup environment but has also previously provided support in gaining funding. Key responsibilities include: Setting up finance processes and controls Preparation of consolidated monthly management accounts (UK & US) Working alongside the CEO, acting as the key point of contact for driving the process of Series A funding Managing and overseeing the US division as well as the UK HQ Managing EMI scheme Profile: ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified accountant Advanced IT & Excel skills is essential - modelling and macros Established business partner, capable of presenting at board level and to external investors
Talentedge London, UK
Dec 13, 2018
Financial Controller, tech startup London £55-65k + share options Talentdge are exclusively partnering with an immensely high growth eCommerce startup who literally are disrupting one of the most outdated consumer areas and bringing into the 21st Century! Following a successful Series A funding round and having recently made some high profile additions to their senior leadership team, including a heavyweight eCommerce startup HoF, this is a great time to join. As Financial Controller, you will be responsible for improving the initial infrastructure within finance and building out from there. You'll be amazing for this role if you have a high passion for consumer technology, love startups and want a broad finance role covering operations and commercials. Key responsibilities to include: • Preparation of monthly management accounts and ensure an efficient month end close • Take ownership for the finance infrastructure, ensuring all processes and controls are scalable • Own the budgeting, forecasting and long range planning processes • Support on commercial initiatives, including future fundraising • Statutory reporting and tax work • Line management of a Finance Assistant who is responsible for all transactional finance Profile: • Qualified accountant • Operational and commercial finance experience, preferably from a high growth eCommerce startup/SME • Equally impressive operating at board level as well as getting into the weeds Opportunities like this do not come around every day, so please get in touch ASAP!
Talentedge City of London, UK
Dec 13, 2018
My client is a well backed-up Start-up, rapidly becoming a market leader in its field and is forecasting great growth. Reporting directly to an experienced Finance Director, the Finance Manager will take over the day-to-day running of the finance function and management of the finance team. With one direct report, there is scope to build the finance team with great career progression. This versatile position is in an exciting and fast-paced working environment, allowing you to get involved with all areas of the business. Key responsibilities to include; • Initially manage and complete daily accounting requirements for smooth running of the business • Manage and consolidate all company reporting including preparation of board and KPI reporting • Commercial reporting around; pricing, new partner agreements, revenue share modelling • Prepare budgets and re-forecasts including scenario planning and cash flow management • Have input to the strategic movements of the business with great commercial exposure • Implement new and streamline existing processes and controls • Management and training of the current finance team Profile: • Either recently qualified ACA from practice or recently qualified CIMA who has progressed through industry • Experience in or with a Tech company (ideally FinTech or E-Commerce) • Strong technical skills and ability to take on an all round role
Talentedge London, UK
Dec 13, 2018
Commercial Finance Manager-Production ·Global Icon in Film/TV production ·Newly Created role ·£70-85,000 (dep on exp) + excellent benefits This iconic & multiple award winning Production House needs no introductions working with many of the premier film-makers across the globe producing high quality, multi-genre and cutting edge content. They continue to expand rapidly, particularly in their UK operations and as a result of this they now require a Commercial Finance Manager to lead a small team of Production Analysts and support their Producers & creative teams managing the budgets for each project and providing financial support on client pitches/negotiations and contract review. Key Accountabilities ·Working with global production finance teams to ensure consistency in production reporting & analysis and enforcing best practices ·Partnering with Producers in strategic planning, providing general and specialized analysis ·Overseeing production finance, analysis and forecasting for the UK's portfolio of projects on a monthly and weekly reporting cycle. ·Support producers in the bidding process of a project, as well as vetting bids before being sent to a client ·Manage team of analysts and oversee budget and Estimated Final Cost reporting. Work with global teams to ensure consistent reporting and streamlined workflow. ·Produce weekly portfolio report for local and global projects along with analysis. ·Oversee / prepare monthly revenue recognition reports. ·Oversee monthly local & global forecasting reports for projects remaining lifetime ·Assist production and executive production in managing budgets, cost & labour reports. ·Prepare cost analysis and other special reports as needed. ·Assist production with bidding for new projects as well as final financial vetting before bid goes to client. ·Prepare/oversee weekly billings for re-billable costs as required. ·Review weekly detail reports for accuracy and make reclassification as required. ·Work with legal to assure local & global contracts are in place, contractual terms are followed, and payment schedules are issued in accordance with best practices. ·Create Ad Hoc reports as required ·Support strategic planning initiatives ·Maintain UK production accounting records with assistance from team. Desired Skills & Experience ·Strong and proven analytical skills required. ·Management experience of high level skilled staff required. ·Numerical Degree is strongly encouraged. ·Ability to self-manage, multi-task, be resourceful and meet strict deadlines. ·Experience working with large amounts of data and databases; back-end database experience desired. ·Proven professional financial experience, some of which gained in a Feature or similar entertainment industry production finance/accounting environment. ·Expert proficiency in Excel. ·Experience with IT applications such as Oracle (Oracle Projects.) TM1 experience a plus. ·Proven background in effectively dealing with multiple stakeholders ·Focused on continuing improvements to the organization. ·Must be flexible, adaptable to working in creatively driven environment. ·Business partnering approach. Open and direct communication style, good listening skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Excellent career potential and exposure across the business.
Talentedge City of London, UK
Dec 12, 2018
Commercial Finance Manager - online/digital Retail £65,000 - £70,000 + £5k car allowance + bonus and amazing benefits Incredible opportunity for a high calibre finance professional to join this quintessentially British retail brand in a commercial role. This is a high profile and key commercial Finance role, business partnering the online trading teams and providing insightful analysis to drive performance of the channel. This role provides a unique opportunity to work in the key growth area of online but will also give the successful candidate the opportunity to learn more broadly about the business as Online touches almost all areas. Main responsibilities include: • Supporting and challenging logistics strategies by participating in the planning of various projects. • Manage and coordinate forecasts and budgets in the department • Understanding of logistics and modelling costs to serve across the business, supporting end to end profitability analysis and investment decisions. • Provide general ad hoc financial support from business partnering relevant business owners, challenge and support for contracts, capital requirements, budgets, cost challenges, etc. Ideal candidate: • Qualified accountant with fundamental experience in similar backgrounds • Excellent academics and communications and presentation skills • Excellent commercial understanding, ideally from a similar background • Ability to manage and communicate with senior stakeholders with confidence, working accurately with deadlines.
Talentedge London, UK
Dec 12, 2018
Head of Finance - SaaS startup £75/80k + equity London Talentedge are exclusively partnering with a very exciting early stage SaaS startup on their first finance hire, reporting directly into the Founder/CEO. Having raised circa £5m to date since their inception in 2015 via seed stage investment and with a Series A planned for 2019, this is an incredibly exciting time to join this business. You will be responsible for building an internal finance and operations function, capable of supporting this fast growth business as they scale. You'll be amazing for this role if you have a high passion for technology, love startups and are excited by the opportunity to build your own role. Key responsibilties: • Bring in-house an outsourced finance function and build all scalable processes from scratch • Preparation of monthly management and annual statutory reporting • Design and roll out a company-wide budgeting, forecasting and long range planning process • KPI setting and reporting, providing insights from your analysis to drive commercial decision making • Drive all future investment rounds • Management of transactional finance (AP/AR/credit control) and automate where possible using technology (Receipt Bank, Chaser etc) Profile: • Qualified accountant with releavnt PQE within a high growth VC backed startup • Established business partner, capable of advising, challenging and influencing the senior leadership team • Experience of working with investors • Proven experience of building an in-house finance function • Strong IT and financial modelling skills, with SQL advantageous however non essential Please get in touch ASAP!
Talentedge London, UK
Dec 12, 2018
Group Financial Controller | £70-80K | Central location This is an exciting opportunity for a technically strong Financial Controller to join leading global marketing and advertising agency. With over 30 years' history, this company is a global success story and is driving the market forward in its sector. Leading a small team and reporting directly to a Finance Director, the successful applicant will be an imperative part of the team, involved in budgeting, reporting and helping to influence the wider strategic direction for the business. Working alongside a partner Group FC and leading a small team, your key responsibilities will include: • Ensuring that all financial reporting requirements are complete and in-line with company deadlines • Being the lead controller for internal and external audit, ensuring best practice guidelines are in place for compliance • Responsibility for statutory reporting requirements and submissions • Seeking continuous areas for improvement in the control environment • Working with budget holders to control and regulate group costs • Calculating recharges and communicating results with the wider business • Making recommendations to the senior finance team regarding cost savings and/or changes in business practice to improve the overall financial performance • Growing and leading a team, responsible for development and performance Ideal candidate: • Qualified accountant (ACA preferred from top 20 practice) • Relevant post practice experience in a Group role • Strong technical background • Experience in a media and/or marketing agency either directly or an interest in marketing or advertising would be preferred • Ability to work in a team environment