As the Finance Director, your main responsibilities are :
Assisting and reviewing Fee proposals for existing clients, ensuring contract compliance and for new business pitches (working with the new business team and ops directors).
Taking ownership of client profitability reporting
Tracking P&L delivery
Understand trading models from commercial, compliance and risk perspectives and work with CFO / Trading Directors to ensure alignment
Working with our trading leads to understand group trading targets and forecasting future performance
Take ownership of forecast / budget predictions and reporting analysis of variances between Actuals and Budgets / Forecasts
Manage and develop a team of 3
Drive efficiencies and establish procedures within the business to improve the financial reporting process
Ensuring compliance with the Sarbanes Oxley Act, IFRS and UK GAAP (statutory accounts)
Working as part of the regional team, build strong relationships with both regional and local stakeholders in agencies and the Group.
The Successful Applicant
You have a minimum of 10 years financial operations experience, ideally in the Media & Communications (orsimilarindustry).
You demonstrate a financial acumen including budget control and client profitability; a knowledge of processes, tools and techniques.
Your client service skills and ability to build relationships are clearly evident.
Lastly, you have developed strong skills in workflow management (organisational skills and time management), project management and planning, and team management.