Sauce Recruitment Ltd

Sauce Recruitment Ltd City of London, UK
Dec 16, 2018
An award winning Media Group requires a Group Financial Controller to join their rapidly growing business and take full responsibility for the day to day running of their finances. This is a highly creative business with interests that include Production, Animation, Branding and Events and having recently experienced positive growth there is now a need to expand the finance team. Reporting into the CFO, this role will manage a small but growing finance team to manage the day to day finances whilst also working with the business to ensure profitability whilst maintaining the highest quality of service provided. This position will evolve over the next 12 months, where initially you will be required to reshape the team, financial processes and implement a new system and then become more commercially involved with the various business units & stakeholders whilst consolidating the accounts. This is a real blend of commercial & technical accounting and requires a strong team manager. The Role: Manage, train and develop a growing team Overall responsibility for the production and consolidation monthly/annual accounts Develop annual budgets, financial business plans, and implement a rolling forecast process Support CFO with potential mergers and acquisition projects Establish & implement financial reporting systems, ensuring compliance with regulations & legislation Prepare the monthly management information pack with performance commentary; Manage the cashflow, with quarterly forecasts and annual reports Manage multiple stakeholder relationships including various department heads, banks, auditors etc Liaise with bank to include setting up borrowing facilities and tender bonds Define and re-engineer the accounting policies and processes, and implement to ensure a more efficient month end close Ensure compliance with FRS102 and manage the transition to full IFRS Manage the tax reporting, statutory reporting requirements Manage the treasury function, Payroll and liaise with company secretary The Person: Fully qualified accountant, (Ideally ACA but ACCA & CIMA or equivalent will be considered) Relevant experience gained within a creative agency or media company (Knowledge of WIP, Royalties, production/project accounting, licensing would be a distinct advantage Advanced Excel and systems Strong interpersonal, communication and influencing skills Highly motivated, deadline orientated and able to multi-task Strong knowledge of IFRS Solid team management skills with proven examples of development and training Experience of working in a company with multiple operating divisions, locations and legal entities Ability to drive and implement change, ensuring everyone is on board and consequent effectiveness Strong presentation and reporting skills.
Sauce Recruitment Ltd City of London, UK
Dec 15, 2018
Newly created role due to the continued success of this ever growing independent TV & Film production company. Reporting into the Financial Controller the organisation requires a fully qualified accountant with 2-4 PQE to complement their busy team. Ideally you will have gained your experience from within an SME media organisation and have strong interpersonal skills the ability to build strong working relationship within the team and company. The role is a blend of commercial and technical accounting and you will need to have strong Excel skills to undertake the position. This is a great opportunity to work within a lovely company who really look after their staff. You will need to be a great team player and be prepared to roll your sleeves up and happily partner the rest of the business. The Role: Full ownership of the monthly management accounts across 4 legal entities for distribution to the board Assist the FC with preparation of the reporting to show company performance to include KPIs and commentary Distribution management information to the relevant supported departments Support the commercial team with sales forecasts, tracking against budget Assist with the annual audit Submit relevant tax credit claims and managed the WHT framework Manage the incoming royalty reporting procedure for the company Set up reporting systems for overseas sub-agent revenue streams Mentor and support 2 members of staff Manage the monthly payroll. The Person: Fully qualified accountant (ACCA/ACA/CIMA or equivalent) with a minimum of 2-4 years PQE Strong management accounting, analysis and reporting background ideally gained within a SME Media company Advanced Excel and experience of Sage would be an advantage Experience of royalty reporting is desirable Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills Team player, self-motivated, attention to detail and deadline orientated Inquisitive, logical, methodical.
Sauce Recruitment Ltd City of London, UK
Dec 14, 2018
This is a newly created role due to continued success of this thriving TV production company. Reporting into the FD this position will take on the day to day responsibilities of the finance team and manage the operational and reporting aspects for the company and to the parent company. Its an exciting time to join this award winning business as they continue to build upon a highly prosperous 2018. Managing a small but growing team this role has the opportunity to develop due to the healthy forecasted expansion of the business. The Role: Manage a small team ensuring they have the adequate training and guidance to delivery timely accounts Lead and execute the implementation and continued development of the finance systems Prepare the rolling budgets alongside annual and quarterly reforecasting processes Prepare/review the monthly management accounts to include analysis against budget; Preparing reports for Management and key stakeholders Prepare consolidated accounts for submission to the parent company Fully manage the cash flow forecasts, ensuring adequate funding to facilitate the debtors and creditor ledgers Review, develop and implement stringent processes, controls and procedures to ensure continued efficiencies within finance team Support the production team with the production account and project cost reporting Oversee the smooth running the financial transactions. The Person: Fully qualified (ACCA/ACA/CIMA or equivalent) with PQE experience of financial management Solid team management experience with the ability to inspire, develop and mentor junior members of staff Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and challenge others Great team player who is able to manage multiple deadlines whilst managing the expectations of key stakeholders Experience gained within a Media or creative department with exposure to licensing/royalties would be a distinct advantage Highly organised, self-motivated and adaptable Advanced Excel and analysis experience
Sauce Recruitment Ltd City of London, UK
Dec 14, 2018
A leading classifieds website with over 35 million organic users across 14 international territories, require a Head of ROW & New Territories with an entrepreneurial flair to spearhead the business strategy and vision across various markets spanning LATAM and Europe. The successful candidate will lead a team of mixed specialists made up of 3 BDM's, 1 feed Manager, and centralised teams to support marketing, sales and traffic acquisition. You need to someone who is hands-on, and someone prepared to roll their sleeves up as and when is needed. You will direct and coach a team, all whilst having a big picture in mind. The role is an excellent step for an experienced manager from a marketplace or eCommerce background, and the Head of ROW & New Territories will be the second business lead in seniority within the company, and as such, they must be prepared to step up when needed, and take on some responsibilities outside your main remit. A vibrant company with an international feel, brimming with creative people, this role will suit an experienced manager from a marketplace or ecommerce environment, who is used to running a multi-million pound business. Duties; Creating and captaining the business strategy & vision, all whilst delivering against lofty, ambitious targets Project management - ensuring the delivery of all local marketing objectives, and working alongside other key departments such as SEO, Product & Technology, to help drive the business forward Managing and growing the business from an existing customer base Acquisition of new customers, and identifying new revenue generating opportunities Analysing all element of the business, figuring out what is delivering well and what can be improved upon You; An experienced manager with ideally 2+ years' experience in a similar ecommerce marketplace environment with comparable content and community (Travel Sites, Digital Real Estate, Online Gaming, Dating, Buy & Sell Channels) 3+ years' experience in business development A natural leader, entrepreneurial, and a strong analytical mind-set, rather than creative Strong knowledge of analytics software, ideally Google Analytics The ability to see the big picture Multi-Million pound budget experience A French speaker is preferred, although not essential If this sounds like you, and you're looking for a company with a start-up feel yet is a globally recognised brand, then this could be the role for you. I'd love to hear from you! |
Sauce Recruitment Ltd City of London, UK
Dec 13, 2018
This is a newly created role within a highly entrepreneurial digital media group to assist with a number of acquisitions and business growth/rollout internationally. Reporting into, and supporting, the CFO this position has been created following the acquisition of a new business that will now be replicated on an international scale, creating new businesses along the way and then analysing for sustainability and growth. To facilitate the continued expansion on both an organic and acquisitions basis there is a need to go to the city to raise cash to build up its investment fund. This role will consist of the following: Assist with preparation for gaining capital/funding from banks and investors Prepare presentations for funding and stakeholder requirements Due diligence of potential acquisitions New business venture analysis, stress testing etc Roll out of new business ventures or existing into new territories Market & scenario based analysis Extensive Modelling To be suitable for the role you will have the following skills/background: Ideally fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent) or MBA Experience gained within Corporate finance, M&A, Venture Capitalist/Private Equity or Management Consultancy Advanced Excel and analytical skills Experience of raising funding/capital would be a distinct advantage Exceptional communication and presentation skills Ability to negotiate, influence and drive/implement change Ability to work within a highly entrepreneurial/high growth environment.
Sauce Recruitment Ltd City of London, UK
Dec 13, 2018
Financial Controller, TV Production Company, London, Immediate start, up to £55,000 - £60,000 Your new company: An established and successful TV Production company & studio is looking for an experienced, qualified Financial Controller to join their team initially for 3-6 month on contract only or contract to perm basis. Reporting in to the FD you will be responsible for the smooth running of the day to day finance function including managing a qualified Management Accountant, Finance Assistant and Analyst as well as working closely with the commercial team. Main responsibilities include: Responsible for the production of the monthly management accounts (GAAP), with analysis and commentary for budget holders. Supporting the production units for both TV and commercial productions with finance processes, production accounting, project cost reporting. Developing new systems and reporting packs that reflect the growing activities including Management Accounts, Budget holder reporting and Commercial Cost Reporting. Cash Management/cash forecasting reviewing payment runs, controls and cash tracking. Liaising with the centralised transactional finance function Implementing & streamline new systems, processes and procedures Mentoring and supporting junior members of staff; including hiring, motivating and guiding new and existing finance Assisting with the annual audit What you will need to succeed: You will be a fully qualified accountant (ACCA/ACA/CIMA or equivalent) with 5+ years financial management experience including management accounts, reporting, controls, Audit and systems. Ideally you will have a background working in a media or agency business with experience working with a parent company and some project cost reporting knowledge. The role will need a pro-active self-starter, be highly organised and structured with strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to work in a dynamic and fast paced media business. What you'll get in return: This is a great opportunity for a qualified Finance Manager to join a growing and exciting TV production and media group either on a contract or permanent basis in a pivotal role within the expanding finance function. What you need to do now: For a swift response, apply by forwarding an up to date copy of your CV to Due to the high volume of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position within Accountancy and Finance, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.
Sauce Recruitment Ltd City of London, UK
Dec 12, 2018
Due to continued growth an award winning Media & Creative Group requires a Group Financial Controller to join their rapidly expanding business and take full responsibility for the day to day running of their finances. This highly creative business has interests in Branding, Production, Publishing and Events due to a positive growth forecast they are looking to expand their team. Reporting into the CFO this role will oversee a growing finance team with responsibility for the daily finances whilst also ensuring the business is partnered to provide financial insight into new initiatives and supporting current interests on an analytical basis. Initially this role will involve the implementation of a number of controls and processes alongside introducing a new system to ensure that finance is in a good position to support the growth moving forward. Following this the role will evolve to be more commercially focused working with key stakeholders. The role is a real blend of commercial and technical accounting. To be suitable, the client is looking for an individual who has qualified within a practice and has since been working within the creative industry. The Role: Develop annual budgets, financial business plans, and implement a rolling forecast process; Support CFO with potential mergers and acquisition projects; Establish & implement financial reporting systems, ensuring compliance with regulations & legislation; Manage, train and develop a small but growing team; Overall responsibility for the production and consolidation monthly/annual accounts; Prepare the monthly management information pack with performance commentary; Manage the cash flow, with quarterly forecasts and annual reports; Manage multiple external & internal stakeholder relationships including various department heads, banks, auditors etc; Liaise with bank to include setting up borrowing facilities and tender bonds; Define and re-engineer the accounting policies and processes, and implement to ensure a more efficient month end close; Ensure compliance with FRS102 and manage the transition to full IFRS; Manage the tax reporting, statutory reporting requirements; Manage the treasury function, Payroll and liaise with company secretary. The Person: Fully qualified accountant, ideally having qualified in a practice (ACA/ACCA or equivalent will be considered); Relevant experience gained within a creative agency or media company (Knowledge of WIP, Royalties, production/project accounting, licensing would be a distinct advantage; Advanced Excel and systems; Strong interpersonal, communication and influencing skills; Highly motivated, deadline orientated and able to multi-task; Strong knowledge of IFRS; Solid team management skills with proven examples of development and training; Experience of working in a company with multiple operating divisions, locations and legal entities; Ability to drive and implement change, ensuring everyone is on board and consequent effectiveness; Strong presentation and reporting skills.
Sauce Recruitment Ltd City of London, UK
Dec 12, 2018
A leading classifieds website with over 35 million monthly users across 13 international territories requires a Senior Business Development Manager with a strong business skill set, who loves nothing more than rolling up their sleeves and getting stuck in to help deliver growth in an exciting and competitive marketplace. The successful Senior Business Development Manager will work exclusively with the Brazilian arm of the business, and as such, it is a must that you speak fluent Portuguese. The Senior Business Development Manager will form part of a small team to help execute the Brazilian Strategy. You will be an ambitious individual with a strong digital background, spearheading the business strategy whilst maintaining and growing the business from an already strong customer base. You will identify and create new revenue generating opportunities, and collaborate with other key departments like SEO, Product & Technology to drive the business forward. The role also has a strong focus on the platform's dating categories, so you must be comfortable with adult content. A very generous bonus structure is in place, and along with various other bonuses and benefits, it means the successful Senior Business Development Manager can do very well. They will be joining a vibrant company with an international feel, brimming with creative people, and will find themselves joining a team who are passionate about the product, and committed to the collective goal of streamlining a market leading customer facing service globally. You 5+ years' experience in Business Development In depth exposure to Sales, Customer Service, and Marketing Fluent in Portuguese - a Brazilian native preferred, or somebody with experience working with the Brazilian market A strong team player Multi-million pound budget experience Analytical, and good command of analytics software like Google Analytics Vast knowledge/experience of the digital industry A desire to stay current and in tune with trends Does this sound like a bit of you? If so, I'd love to hear from you… |
Sauce Recruitment Ltd City of London, UK
Dec 11, 2018
An opportunity to work for a growing, fast paced, award winning Content Creation and Marketing Performance Agency. Based out of their Head Quarters in Central London, liaising with their US offices. A Creative agency that work with a very enviable client base, ranging from prominent Sports and Media Brands to more Corporate FMCG or product led brands, producing high quality and ground breaking content and storytelling, whilst also offering performance marketing analytics and consultancy to match with their client's needs. They are looking for a strategic individual who can demonstrate leadership in both Sales and Business Development for their Creative Partnerships business, supporting the Managing Director and the Senior Management Team. A proven business developer with a strong network and a background of doing a similar Partnerships "Head of" role for a growing creative agency, bringing on new clients and developing existing business and partnerships and helping to help build the Advertising business model of the future. With a creative / sales background, you can hit the ground running bringing with you a black book of industry contacts. You understand content and storytelling and can easily communicate and manage other Creative, Sales staff / Client Services staff as required to grow the division. You have the ability to go out to a new client that you or your team have identified, fully understand their needs and present a pitch to sell the facets and capabilities of the business, winning the business and effectively managing the partner relationships. You have a good understanding of the Agile agency model and a strong understanding of content, storytelling and Data. A skilled communicator, with strong presentation skills with the ability to network, negotiate deals and manage and inspire others in the business. On top of this you have hands on design skills for preparing / overseeing decks, layouts, designs and proposal structure. You have the overall responsibility for growing and maintaining the revenue pipeline, opening it up and creating new business opportunities through existing / new relationships, ensuring the new business / Creative Partnerships team are driven and motivated at all times, setting weekly goals and KPIs and maintaining targets. A great role for a strategic, creative partnerships and business development professional that can hit the ground running, developing relationships and pitching / winning new business for the agency, as well as sitting at board level helping develop the strategy to scale the business and identify new revenue opportunities as part of the Senior Management Team.
Sauce Recruitment Ltd City of London, UK
Dec 11, 2018
Finance Manager, TV & Film Production Company, Fixed Term Contract, London, Immediate start, up to £70,000 pro rata Your new company: This successful TV & Film Production company is looking for an experienced, qualified Finance Manager to join their team for a fixed term contract of 6 months. This is a newly created role and has become available due to the success and growth within the organisation. You will be reporting into the Financial Controller and be responsible for the supervision of a small finance function. Main responsibilities include: To ensure the smooth running and management of the finance function. Oversee the management account preparation for monthly board meetings/presentation Assisting the FC with the preparation of Company Performance reporting (showing KPIs and commentary) Distributing Financial information to management departments; Supporting the commercial team with sales forecasts and tracking against budget; Assisting with the annual audit Submitting relevant tax credit claims and managing the WHT framework; Royalty reporting Mentoring and supporting junior members of staff; including hiring, motivating and guiding new and existing finance What you will need to succeed: You will be a fully qualified accountant (ACCA/ACA/CIMA or equivalent) with 4+ years PQE to complement the busy team. Ideally you will have gained your experience from within an SME media organisation and have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong working relationship within the team and across the organisation. As this role is a blend of commercial and technical accounting, you will need to have strong excel skills as well as a strong background within management accounting, analysis and reporting. Experience using Sage is beneficial, however, not essential. What you'll get in return: This is an exciting opportunity to work for an ever growing and independent TV & Film Production company. You will be working as part of a great team and with the company's recent success, now is an exciting time to be joining the Finance team! What you need to do now: For a swift response, apply by forwarding an up to date copy of your CV to Due to the high volume of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position within Accountancy and Finance, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.
Sauce Recruitment Ltd City of London, UK
Dec 11, 2018
A leading classifieds website with over 35 million organic users across 13 international territories, require a Head of RoW & New Territories with an entrepreneurial flair to spearhead the strategy and vision across pre-existing and new markets. The successful candidate will lead a team of mixed specialists to help execute market-specific strategies, but must be hands-on and prepared to roll their sleeves up as and when. In addition revitalising pre-existing markets, the Head of RoW & New Territories will be tasked with creating a go-to-market plan for a new country launch, overseeing the scope, resources and budget. This platform is still in its infancy of planning, and you will become a key stakeholder in the cross functional team delivering this project. A vibrant company with an international feel, brimming with creative people, this role will suit an experienced manager from a marketplace or ecommerce environment, who is used to running a multi-million pound business. Duties; Creating and captaining the business strategy & vision, all whilst delivering against lofty, ambitious targets Project management - ensuring the delivery of all local marketing objectives, and working alongside other key departments such as SEO, Product & Technology, to help drive the business forward Managing and growing the business from an existing customer base Acquisition of new customers, and identifying new revenue generating opportunities Analysing all element of the business, figuring out what is delivering well and what can be improved upon You: An experienced manager from a similar ecommerce marketplace environment with comparable content and community (Travel Sites, Digital Real Estate, Online Gaming, Dating, Buy & Sell Channels) 5+ years' experience in business development A natural leader, entrepreneurial, and a strong analytical mindset, rather than creative Go to market experience Multi-Million pound budget experience If this sounds like you, and you're looking for a company with a start-up feel yet is a globally recognised brand, then this could be the role for you. I'd love to hear from you! |