Talentedge

Talentedge London, UK
Aug 14, 2018
Head of Finance - Startup West End, London £65/70k + stock options We've been retained by an early stage, West End based technology startup have who recently secured backing by the most prominent VC in their field. Their deep machine learning technology is being rolled out by a number of leading UK and US blue chip organisations to improve business intelligence functions. You will be the first finance hire, working very closely with the CEO/Founder, taking responsibility for the finance function. The Head of Finance is an all-encompassing role with a company-wide remit and is an opportunity to bring the finance function in-house and build from the ground up, including designing and implementing all scalable finance processes and controls. Key responsibilities to include: • Preparation of monthly board packs, including management accounts with commentary and analysis • Build the budgeting and forecasting model for the business • Owning the pricing and financial strategy of the business • Analysis work, including KPI's, competitors, trends etc • Providing insight from your analysis to senior management so as to support business decision making • Working with the Founder/CEO to drive commercial areas, including future fund raising and launching into new markets • Manage the full transactional finance piece - AP/AR/credit control/banking/reconciliations • In time, building a best in class finance function, capable of supporting a scaling business Profile: • Qualified accountant with startup experience, holding a broad role (incorporating commercial with technical finance) • Xero is a huge plus • Extremely hands on with a roll your sleeves up and get your hands dirty mentality • Commercially astute accountant, capable of supporting and advising the Founder on taking the business forward, equally comfortable with liaising with investors Please get in touch ASAP!
Talentedge London, UK
Aug 14, 2018
Finance Manager - E-com SME Central London Perm Salary: 60,000 - 75,000, with equity We're proud to be partnering with the next big E-commerce start up coming out of London on a crucial hire within their growing team! Since founding 3 years ago, they have received backing from VC's and raised a SeriesA, as well as building an experienced and entrepreneurial senior leadership team! Reporting directly into the MD and Founders, as Financial Manager you will be responsible for setting up, 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 MD & board • Budgeting, forecasting and KPI analysis • Tax work including VAT return preparation • Point of contact for audit and stats preparation Financial operations: • Build the treasury function from scratch • Alongside Product team, build processes to manage FX exposure Profile: • Qualified accountant, strong academically. Looking for someone from Big4 ACA. • Start-up experience is a must - proven track record of brining the finance function in-house. • 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
Aug 14, 2018
Finance Manager - Media -Mix of FP&A, business partnering & core actuals -£50-60,000 + generous bonus & attractive benefits This Global Media organisation is a household name and an employer of choice with operations throughout the globe. They are now looking for a bright and up & coming Finance Manager to manage some of their key international operations specifically supply chain and licensing. This is an extremely broad role incorporating month-end, financial reporting, analysis, forecasting & budgeting and lots of business partnering. Main Responsibilities: -Provide Financial and Business support to the Operational team including reviewing best practice and implementation of new business models, as well as ensuring and improving data reliability and flow across the business -Preparation of detailed annual budgets and monthly reforecasts plus bi-weekly cash forecasts, in conjunction with thorough variance analysis and commentary -Financial stock management involving inventory valuation and full obsolescence analysis -Manage complete month end accounting process for entity from initial journal entries to final Corporate reporting submission. -Prepare quarterly VAT returns, annual tax & statutory submissions and liaise with external auditors Licensing -Support the licensee tender and review process - analyse market and country dynamics, review & assess proposals from potential licensees and manage Corporate approval process for new deals -Oversee set up of new Licensees within the business, involving working with supply chain, royalties and IT to ensure smooth integration --Compile and present periodic management reporting for Director of Licensing and executive management -Oversee and review financial accounting process for licensing, including driving development and process enhancement to improve efficiency in licensee reporting -Ad hoc project & analysis as directed by senior management -Manage a junior Finance Analyst Required Experience Bachelor's degree from a leading university with a 2:1 or higher Newly/Recently Qualified (ACMA, ACA or ACCA) Highly numerate, with strong analytical skills and ability to work through problems logically Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to communicate with all levels of management and staff Highly motivated and able to work towards tight deadlines on multiple projects in a fast paced work environment Highly proficient in all Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel Excellent career prospects with the opportunity to move internally within 1-2 years.
Talentedge London, UK
Aug 14, 2018
Financial Analyst-Media -Global Media Agency - Mix of FP&A, reporting and business partnering - £50k to £60k base + excellent benefits This Thriving Global Media 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
Aug 14, 2018
Head of Finance-TV Production ·TV Production ·£70-75,000 + benefits ·Newly Created role This thriving, multiple-award winning TV production SME already boasts an impressive range of content with a global reputation for delivering successful, cutting edge and high quality content. They are also in rapid growth and as a result of this have created a new role for a Head of Finance to manage their UK financial operations. 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 FP&A related matters Management and development of financial systems Preparation and maintenance of 3 year financial projection including projected monthly profit and loss accounts and monthly cash-flows 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 for any relevant subsidiaries Preparation of intercompany recharges Preparation of annual year-end accounts, stat packs and audit files for the company and related subsidiaries Manage a small junior finance team In conjunction with the Finance Assistant, all other book-keeping duties and general ledger management as required Coordinating with production accountants, monitoring expenditure against budget. Skills & Experience: Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) Experience of managing a core finance function (management/financial accounting and FP&A ) in an SME environment essential Previous experience in the entertainment sector ideally TV/Film production Hands-on but also business facing and able to take a bigger picture approach Good report writing skills Attention to detail Self-starter and team player Willingness and ability to take on ad-hoc projects Ability to manage several projects simultaneously Ability and interest in improving processes Excellent career prospects and exposure across the business.
Talentedge London, UK
Aug 13, 2018
Commercial Finance Manager - Retail London Up to £70,000 + amazing benefits Instantly recognisable quintessentially British retail brand is now looking for a high profile Finance Manager to join their London team. Supporting the highest quality leadership team, reporting and working directly with senior stakeholders in the business. The role provides financial insight into the operational challenges in this high profile area of the business. The individual will be responsible for delivering high value business insight and supporting business change, whilst ensuring robust financial control over a significant cost base as well as related processes and analysis. Main responsibilities: • Business partnering within finance and non-finance teams across the business, ensuring full understanding of operational processes and impact of financial delivery. • Acting as the primary contact in finance for retail staffing ensuring input into related business decision in multiple areas of the division. • Deliver of accurate month end reporting on staffing performance against forecasts with insightful commentary highlighting risks and opportunities to deliver full year forecast to senior stakeholders. • Provide a high level of insight through in-depth analysis to challenge, identify opportunities and deliver business benefits. Ideal candidate: • Qualified accountant with fundamental experience in similar roles • 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
Aug 11, 2018
About the role • Global Media Network • Reports to Chief Financial Officer, EMEA • Covers EMEA markets and affiliates • A highly visible position within the corporate network with growth potential. The position is based in London with occasional/light travel. Key tasks and responsibilities • Financial Planning & Analysis • Lead the region's annual/quarterly financial planning and budgeting exercises, as well as input into yearly target setting process • Lead the region's month-end and bi-quarterly flash exercises, providing a roll up summary to EMEA CFO and global FP&A • Provide financial analysis on the region's monthly/quarterly business performance both as a region and across all brands, reporting results to the EMEA CFO and respective brand leads • Maintain cost trend analysis to identify areas of potential cost savings • Support the EMEA CFO in developing strategic action plans for markets to achieve financial and business targets • Act as key liaison to market CFOs and finance teams, as well as global FP&A team, on all reporting requirements • Monitor EMEA working capital, collections and process, providing report to Global controllers on monthly WC results, as well as to EMEA CFO on WC results vs target • Act as control point for approving and managing the region's financial system entity reporting structure • Business Partnering • Support the EMEA CFO in rolling out new FP&A and business operations initiative • Liaising with Client Finance team on client specific matters including external client audit, where necessary • Attending to ad-hoc projects, as required • Controllership • Partnering Corporate and Global Controllers on accounting issues, including revenue recognition to ensure adherence of Corporate accounting policies • Working closely with Corporate and Global Controllers and local finance team on remediation of SOX (Sarbanes Oxley) issues • Attending to ad-hoc projects, as required About you • Qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA, ideally with 3-6 years PQE) • Experience in Media or related industry • Multi-market FP&A experience • A self-starter with a strategic focus to support regional business heads (CEO, Global Client Partner, etc.) in achieving business and financial targets, while ensuring financial discipline • Comfortable partnering management-level individuals and able to communicate financial requirements to non-financial managers • Great with Excel and Powerpoint. Hyperion and SAP experience a plus but not essential.
Talentedge London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
We've been retained by an East London based B2C startup who have recently secured backing by the most prominent VC in their field. Reporting into a high flying Head of Finance, you will be responsible for the management of the day to day finance team. Key responsibilities to include: • Management of all financial reporting - monthly management and board packs with full analysis • Alongside the Head of Finance, provide insight from your analysis to senior management so as to support business decision making • Supporting on budgeting and forecasting • Statutory reporting and compliance work, including VAT and tax • Managing payroll, working with an outsourced bureau • Manage a team of two who are responsible for the full transactional finance piece - AP/AR/credit control/banking/reconciliations Profile: • Qualified accountant • Extremely hands on with a roll your sleeves up and get your hands dirty mentality • Xero is a huge plus • Startup enthusiast Please do get in touch today!
Talentedge London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Commercial financial controller - 12 month FTC Leading communications agency £65k+ Top London communications agency currently undergoing exponential growth is looking for a commercial financial controller for a maternity contract - initially a 12 month contract but highly likely to be other opportunities within the organisation for strong candidates. They are looking for someone commercially driven, confident working closely with the business and developing effective relationships with non-financial stakeholders. Please be in touch if you are on short notice. Responsibilities: Provide senior commercial support within the commercial team on all aspects of their role New Business RFI/RFP commercial responses Pricing, Resourcing, Sub-contracting Revenue & Margin Forecasting Commercial contracts (review & negotiation) Client profitability Commercial training to non-financial fee earners Provide senior technical support for the reporting team from both a US and UK Gaap perspective Preparation of UK statutory accounts Regulatory Compliance Support including SOX and UK Tax (VAT, PAYE & Corporation) Requirements: • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with 3-4 year PQE • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to form great relationships with senior non-finance staff • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Talentedge London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Instantly recognisable British retail brand is now looking for a Head of Finance to join their high profile property division. Supporting the highest quality leadership team, reporting and working directly with senior stakeholders in the business, the role offers maximum business operational and senior management exposure. Reporting to the Group Director - FP&A, business partnering the Group Property Director and the Leadership team, this exciting role is responsible for all reporting, forecasting and financial control aspects of the property operations. The business offers outstanding progression opportunities for high achievers and the role is a genuine opportunity to really add value as the business embarks on an exciting new chapter. Main responsibilities include: • Working closely and reporting directly to head of department and senior stakeholders • Delivering high value business insight, to ensure a robust and efficient control environment exists over the group's capital expenditure processes and property assets. • Reporting and analysis of the property P&L and balance sheet. • Ownership of quarterly, annual and long range financial plans including process management, analysis and commentary. • Working with Group Finance, ensure the property implications of new accounting standards, including IFRS16, are understood and quantified and that appropriate controls are implemented to ensure compliance upon adoption. Ideal candidate: • Qualified Accountant with the ability to apply new accounting standards. • Commercial awareness, with prior operational property / retail experience an advantage • 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
Aug 11, 2018
Financial Controller ·TV & Film Production Indie ·£60-70,000 plus bonus & benefits -Excellent career prospects This cutting edge, multiple-award winning & truly independent TV & Film Group have a healthy balance sheet and continues to experience sustained growth. They boast an impressive range of titles and have a worldwide reputation for delivering successful, cutting edge and high quality content. Due to this rapid growth they have created a new role due for a hands-on but business facing FC to lead their finance function. Reporting to the FD you will manage the day operations of the finance function as well as some ad-hoc project & analysis work as directed by the CFO. They are looking for a Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent) with a proven background in actuals/reporting. Superb career prospects as well as the opportunity to work across all areas of the business in this relaxed, highly creative but fast-paced environment. Key Accountabilities: • Managing the finance team to ensure all transactions and reports are processed accurately according to deadlines agreed with the Finance Director. • Preparing accurate monthly management accounts including cashflow and group consolidation. • Working with the auditors to ensure a smooth, efficient and timely year end audit process. • Preparing departmental reports to ensure department heads manage their budgets effectively in line with company policy. • Integration of new ventures and associated companies to the Group to facilitate its expansion. • Managing cash to reduce risk exposure to movements in forex rates. • Preparing and accounting for distribution statements for amounts payable to third parties in line with relevant contractual requirements • Monitoring production finance to ensure projects are funded and profitable in line with company policy. • Ensuring financial controls are fit for purpose and implemented correctly. Skills and Experience: ·Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) -TV /Film production experience referred but not essential ·Proven background in actuals (P&L/balance sheet) ·Experience of managing/developing staff ·Entertainment experience preferred but not essential ·Able to show initiative and be proactive in suggesting improvements to working practices ·A self-starter who can work autonomously and manage multiple projects/deadlines all at once ·Excellent communication skills ·Thrives in a fast-paced but relaxed and creative environment.
Talentedge London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Exceptional opportunity for an ACA qualified tech enthusiast to take overall control of the financial accounts, performance analysis and business reporting of a high growth and instantly recognisable SaaS start up who have recently raised a significant amount in VC funding. As Head of Finance, you will work closely with a very impressive Group CFO who also oversees the Commercial, Strategy and BI functions. Key responsibilities will include; • Manage a team of 3 qualified staff (all group roles) • Drive improved commercial initiatives • Monthly and annual consolidated reporting • Ensuring accurate revenue recognition treatment • Group intercompany reporting • Preparation of forecasts, comparison against budget and analysis of variances • Looking to constantly improve and evolve the financial function including reporting, systems & processes Profile: • Fully qualified accountant who is strong academically • SaaS background or B2B subscription model experience. Start up exposure would be great but not essential • You must have the ability to adapt communication style to different people at all levels within the business with varying personalities • Integrity, trust and discretion as you will be dealing with highly confidential and sensitive matters 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. Occasional overseas travel (US/APAC) could be involved (there could be worse places!)
Talentedge London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Finance Manager - Tech startup Shoreditch, London £50/60k + share options Exceptional opportunity for an ambitious, qualified accountant to test themselves in one of London's most interesting startups. Based in the heart of tech town just off of Silicon Roundabout and within a very short walking distance to Shoreditch, location couldn't be better! You'll find our client's employees kicking back at weekly happy hours and in-house ping-pong competitions. Everyone, including the CEO, sits in an open, creative and colourful office space. As Finance Manager and first finance hire, reporting into the Founder/CEO, you will be responsible for building the internal finance infrastructure (including processes, controls and systems), capable of supporting this high-growth startup as they move into the next phase of development. Key responsibilities to include: • Initial design and subsequent preparation of monthly management accounts and board pack • Roll out and delivery of all commercial planning processes, including budgeting, forecasting and KPI reporting • Work closely with the management / executive team, making recommendations to maximise growth and financial efficiency across the business • Ownership of all transactional finance processes • Statutory reporting and tax work Profile: • CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified • Experience within an SME setting, ideally in a broad finance role • Hugely excited about working with a high growth technology business • Not afraid to roll your sleeves up and get stuck in! Whilst this is an amazing working environment to work in, it is also a challenging yet rewarding role. If you are looking for an opportunity where you can make a noticeable impact on a day to day basis, and are happy to roll your sleeves up and get your hands dirty….we'd love to hear from you!
Talentedge London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
VP/Head of Finance ·Global Entertainment Group ·Fastest Growing Division ·£80-85,000 + competitive bonus & superb benefits This Iconic Global Entertainment Group is an employer of choice and a modern day success story achieving sustained and rapid growth across its multiple territories and divisions. They are now looking for a VP/Head of Finance for their fastest growing division. Reporting to the Finance Director you will take responsibility for the day to day operations of the manage the finance function for the global business. This position plays a key role in providing useful and timely financial information both to senior management and Group Finance as well as managing the corporate structure, day to day finance issues, and the smooth running of all financial aspects of the business. The individual will be responsible for a finance team with varying levels of responsibility and experience. The team covers a full range of reporting and accounting responsibilities including cash management and royalty function. The VP, Finance will be the central point of knowledge for financial accounting, tax, statutory compliance, controls, treasury management (including hedging). Key Accountabilities: ·Overall responsibility for the month end and year end close process for the division ·Oversee the consolidation and preparation of the monthly and year-end financial statements for individual entities and overall (balance sheet, income statement and cash flows), and providing monthly financial packs and semi-annual highlights memos to Group Finance ·Ensure accuracy, timeliness and meaningful analysis are delivered as a matter of routine ·Responsible for identifying, defining and enforcing technical accounting guidance ·Responsible for statutory and tax reporting compliance for UK and overseas offices ·Maintaining a comprehensive set of controls to mitigate risk whilst increasing accuracy of accounting processes ·Manage finance implications of major business changes including new jurisdictions, new regulatory requirements, new tax rules ·Half year and full year requirements for Group audits ·Ensuring tax affairs are handled correctly - be it with local tax authorities or internal stakeholders ·Manage and direct treasury operations, reviewing cash flow forecasts and analysis ·Propose and implement divisional treasury policies and processes, including overseeing management of the division's cash, loans and commercial and accounting currency exposures ·Ensure accounting operations including accounts receivable and payable are functioning efficiently ·Working with the Royalty Manager, own the inbound royalty reporting process for all revenue streams to ensure that all royalty reports are received on time and reflect the underlying commercial agreements ·Work with Financial Planning & Analysis team for analyses, forecasting and budgeting purposes to ensure alignment of planning and actuals approach and tools Desired Experience: ·Qualified Accountant (ACA) ·Happy to consider a Senior Manager straight from practice or 2nd/3rd time mover in commerce ·If from commerce proven experience in managing a fast paced and evolving finance function in the capacity of Financial Controller is essential ·Technically strong with a good knowledge of statutory reporting, controls & processes ·Exposure to international operations/multi-currency preferred ·Media experience preferred but not essential ·Exceptional communication skills at all levels ·Ability to handle high levels of pressure and critical decision-making ·Energetic, highly motivated, with an enquiring mind and passion for excellence and innovation in pursuit of business growth and success ·Must have experience with cash management, accounting operations, financial and management reporting, hedges and consolidations ·Strong work ethic and positive team attitude ·Excellent teamwork and team building skills Excellent career prospects and exposure across the group.
Talentedge London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Senior Finance Manager -Commercial · Global TV & Film Group · Purely commercial finance/business partnering focus · £70-80,000 (dep on exp) + Generous Bonus & Extensive Benefits This Global TV & Film Group is a household name with a global reputation for quality and technical innovation in relation to their products and services. They are also thriving with exponential growth achieved this year and further aggressive growth plans for the next 5 years. They are now recruiting for a Commercial Finance manager to look after a number their key revenue streams. Reporting to the Head of Finance you will manage all aspects of FP&A, long range planning and financial analysis/modelling for various developing businesses within the group. You will be the lead finance support for the Commercial Heads of Department and their teams. The role is to pro-actively add value to the decision making process using robust financial analysis and modelling for new business and project profitability. Primary Accountabilities: • Develop business plans for new business ideas with consideration of various scenarios and risk assessment. • Financial/scenario modelling for proposed new projects to identify profitability • Assist in identifying opportunities to improve business performance • Manage the forecasting and annual budgeting process. Both challenge and support for Heads of Department in formulating their plans • Prepare the 5-year plan with knowledge of Corporate strategy and industry trends • Involvement in due diligence where relevant • Provide financial support on relevant projects • Work closely with other Finance Managers to ensure the coordination of financial issues as they relate across the business • Ensure the delivery of appropriate financial information and support to the business through the production of meaningful reporting which is used to help manage the business and identify risks and opportunities • Develop strong relationships with key contacts across the business • Participate and add financial and commercial insight to business meetings at local level • Coordinate and deploy appropriate resources from Finance into the business. • Conduit for all feedback on Commercial Finance - the Finance Manager should be able to understand the problems faced by the business and shape solutions • Assist in establishing KPIs for the business to ensure that the revenue works harder and business achieves optimal performance • Be a good educator and communicator to help management understand finance and how it can help them • Champion market trends/analysis and up to date market information Required Skill-Set • Fully Qualified Accountant with substantial PQE experience • Excellent financial analysis and modelling skills • Proven experience assessing new business opportunities using NPV and DCF • Advanced Excel skills • Significant budgeting and forecasting/FP&A experience • Comfortable working in a highly results focused, complex organisation, undergoing significant change • Proven experience of building excellent working relationships with non-finance stake-holders and partners • Excellent commercial awareness • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Strong analytical skills; with an interest in detail but able to see the big picture • Strong time management skills, highly organised and comfortable working across multiple areas • Proven ability to prioritise the important issues • High levels of personal credibility, professionalism and ethical standards • Advanced Excel (to macro level) • TV industry experience preferred but not essential Excellent career prospects and exposure across the wider group.
Talentedge London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Talentedge is delighted to be working with this small but growing PR agency with an impressive track record. This role offers broad exposure in a friendly and relaxed environment and as number 1 in Finance, you will be given autonomy and freedom in the role. Reporting to the Managing Partner, you will hold responsibility over core financial functions of the group companies. Examples of your responsibilities will include: - Commercial modelling for new business opportunities; - Budgeting and forecasting process; - Financial reporting such as Group management accounts, board packs and P&L; - Overseeing the preparation of statutory reporting & VAT returns; - Managing and mentoring several 1 direct report; - Adhoc project work as required Ideal candidate: • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualification • Strong Microsoft Excel skills • Confident, excellent communication skills & willingness to really get involved in the business • Desire to work in fast-paced, social environment and preferably with previous SME background
Talentedge London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
Talentedge is delighted to be exclusively partnering with this growing, multi-award winning creative agency. Known to be a great place to work, with a loyal client base and stable team, this is an office where you will quickly feel at home! Finance is an integral part of this office and you will work closely with all agency teams to achieve mutual goals. Examples of Key Responsibilities: • Financial reporting such as monthly management accounts, board packs and P&L; • Participation in the annual budgeting and forecasting process; • Overseeing the WIP, debtors and creditors; • Client P&L's, reviewing SOW's, fee reconciliations and analysis; • Overseeing the preparation of statutory reporting & VAT returns; • Liaising with external auditors; • Mentoring accounts payable & receivable; • Adhoc project work as required About You: • ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualified • Experience in Marketing Services industry an advantage - ideally creative, digital, PR agency or similar • Good Microsoft Excel skills • Confident, excellent communication skills & willingness to be the face of finance' when engaging with other departments
Talentedge London, UK
Aug 11, 2018
FinTech startup Financial Controller London £70-75k + share options We're proud to be partnering with the next big FinTech startup coming out of London on a crucial hire within their growing team! Since founding 2 years ago, they have received backing from Tier 1 VC's and international banks, as well as building an experienced and entrepreneurial senior leadership team! Reporting into a heavyweight startup CFO, 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 Financial operations: • Build the treasury function from scratch • Alongside Product team, build processes to manage FX exposure 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
Aug 11, 2018
Finance Manager London £50,000 - £60,000 This Global Media Group is an employer of choice with an enviable reputation for quality, innovation and technical excellence in terms of its products & services and due to continued growth they are now looking to hire a newly qualified Accountant to join their fast-paced team as the new Finance Manager. Based in London. Main responsibilities include: - key part in business partnering senior stakeholders from different departments. - Assist in the preparation of the budget and reforecasts. Overall programme stock accounting responsibility for the titles - Responsible for overall control of the accounting for specific P&L and Balance Sheet categories - Preparation of monthly management accounts pack - Resolution of relevant intercompany mismatches where appropriate - Conduct financial reviews with appropriate heads of department - Analysis and review of appropriate direct costs and overheads, explaining variances to budget and reforecast - Analysis of appropriate balance sheet accounts, explaining month on month variances - Performance analysis on various titles - Ad hoc analysis for Financial Controller and CFO as requested You are a recently/newly qualified Accountant with previous experience in a similar fast paced medium to large organisation within the media or retail sectors. You'll have the ability to quickly establish credibility with stakeholders and manage multiple projects is also paramount. This is a pivotal role in a company which is at an exciting stage if its evolution and offers challenge, variety, exposure across the business and a vertical career path.
Talentedge London, UK
Aug 09, 2018
Financial Controller FinTech startup, London £55/60k + share options Talentedge are working with an outstanding Series A startup whose SaaS platform is used by leading financial institutions as well as fellow FinTech startups. They continue to be recognised within their field as the most disruptive and innovative business to watch. As Financial Controller, you will be responsible for the entire finance function, reporting into the Managing Director and working closely with both he and the CEO/Founder. Key responsibilities to include: • Preparation of board packs with consolidated management accounts and analysis • Analysis work including KPI's, sales pipeline & conversion rates • Support on the Series B funding round later this year • Statutory reporting and tax work • Day to day management of transactional finance, using software apps to automate processes where possible • Initial build of core controls and processes, continually improving when required We are keen to speak with the following profiles: • Qualified accountant with at least one years' experience within a startup • Keen enthusiasm for joining a high growth technology business • Strong attention to detail and determination with a high level of accuracy 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. Please forward your CV to Talentedge in the first instance to be considered.