Finance Director - London

Consultant
Andrea Groom-Shorter
Date Posted
03 Aug 2020
Work Type
Full Time
Start
Immediately
2174
Permanent
Music Industry
£60,000 negotiable depending on experience

Our client, a London based events company, are looking for a new Financial Controller to join their growing business.

The Financial Controller will be responsible for the financial control, reporting and planning for the Group, in addition to taking a senior lead on operational and commercial matters. The role will deliver strong technical and commercial disciplines for the business and support ongoing growth; it provides the right candidate with the opportunity to own an integral position within a leading entertainment business.

The role will be full time, but there is flexibility available (and actually preferred) during the continued period of venue closure.



  • Responsibility for the financial control and governance of the group
  • Ensuring quality, relevant financial reporting to the board and the wider business
  • Reporting to include focus on unit profitability
  • Responsibility for the day to day finance functions including receivables, payables, payroll, VAT, company secretarial
  • Cash/working capital management and reporting
  • Attendance and presentation at board meetings
  • Drive the financial planning of the company including Group budget preparation (single and multi-year), presentation and completion, liaising with departmental personnel as necessary
  • Financial risk assessment and management
  • Performance against budget appraisal and reporting
  • Closely supporting and working alongside Managing Director
  • Commercial contract negotiations
  • KPI reporting
  • Management of Accounts Assistant
  • Financial appraisal of project opportunities and strategic considerations
  • Management of year end financial statements and tax reporting process
  • Management of key relationships relevant to the financial operations of the business
  • Any other duties are directed by the board

  • Fully Qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA
  • 6 years minimum PQE
  • Experience to include senior stakeholder management
  • Experience to include time spent in live/entertainment industry
  • Good Excel
  • Analytical mind with a strategic ability
  • Strong organisational and leadership skills
  • Attention to detail, highly literate and numerate
  • Strong written, and verbal, communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with a wide range of personnel
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