Finance Director - Global Content Agency - London


A global tech-oriented content brand publisher is looking for an experienced Finance Controller ready to make the step up to a Finance Director with a minimum of 3-5 year's post-qualification experience to join them at an exciting growth period.

Our client is a global digital oriented content brand publisher, based in London, who thrive in the digital landscape through sharp content, editorial planning, innovative social media posts, beautiful photos, and interesting videos through strategic SEO and SEM plans. With their Headquarters in London, and offices in São Paulo, New York and Jakarta.

The Finance Director must have experience of the digital, marketing or media industries and have at least 3-5 years post qualification experience. Working with external accountants to deliver consolidated management and statutory accounts, you will be overseeing the global finance function within the business. Key day to day responsibilities, as well as some ad hoc duties as required, include:

  • Prepare and manage company budgets for UK and global offices;
  • Oversee company cash flow and forecasting;
  • Line Manage the Finance Assistant, providing guidance and support as required;
  • Overseeing the tax affairs of the company, ensuring full compliance and minimising the company's tax liability;
  • Act as a senior management advisor on commercial issues;
  • Work with sales team on revenue forecasting and targets;
  • Research, select and implement financial management software package, and assist global offices with local implementation and new reporting processes;
  • Provide useful and timely financial information enabling management to make informed business decisions;
  • Manage company procurement activities;
  • Prepare financial reports for board meetings and on an ad hoc basis;
  • Ensure company compliance with all financial and business legislation;
  • Implement and continuously review robust financial processes and controls to ensure smooth turnaround of month end figures;
  • Reviewing monthly payroll and working with HR on salary forecasting;

Is it you?

We are looking for a Finance Director with at least 3-5 years post qualification experience and a strong background and experience with financial software as well as experience of the digital, marketing or media industries. Other skills include:-

  • Detailed and up-to-date understanding of financial legislation and best practice;
  • Excellent business acumen and experience as a senior management advisor;
  • Demonstrable experience establishing and managing financial processes;
  • Strong initiative and ability to work effectively with minimal supervision day to day;
  • Excellent organisation and time-management skills;
  • Strong communication and presentation skills;
  • Experience managing payroll would be a plus.

Salary: up to £60K plus benefits

Please note you must have the right to work in the UK for your application to be considered.

To be instantly considered for this role please click apply and send Ali your CV, and he can then get in touch should your skills and experience be what our client is looking for. Ali looks forward to hearing from you. If you know someone who might be interested please forward them a link to this advert, DNA offer up to £250 in cash, vouchers, or a donation to Walking With The Wounded for any referrals.

Although we try to respond to all applications, unfortunately due to the high number we receive we are unable to respond to all of those who are unsuccessful.

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Job Title:
Finance Director - Global Content Agency - London
Contract type:
London, England
£55000.00 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Contact name:
Ali Wallace
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