Head of Financial Reporting
A leading, PE-backed, global Media business with an outstanding track record of performance, profitability and growth plus, a notable brand is recruiting a Head of Financial Reporting. You will report to the Group Finance Director and be involved in an extensive role including M&A and projects.
Our client is seeking to employ a Head of Financial Reporting to work across the company to ensure accuracy and efficiency in statutory reporting and help in the preparation for future sale. You will have global overall responsibility for all financial reporting processes and controls; group consolidation; governance; projects and will drive continuous improvement and best practice. Our client has a complex and constantly changing corporate structure due to its acquisitive nature which will give this role variety and interest. This role will also be involved in a probable IPO. The role will also manage a team.
This provides an opportunity for you to lead improved synergy and efficiency and to drive the business forward. You will ensure financial reporting processes are performed accurately and efficiently as the business continues to grow. A significant part of the role will be involved in stakeholder management e.g. business partnering the CEO, CFO, COO and investors.
The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant. Candidates from industry as well as straight from practice will be equally considered. You will possess the ability to improve the efficiency and accuracy of financial processes plus, have strong consolidation skills. Experience of an International company will be advantageous. Experience in M&A or debt financing will be a distinct advantage. Private Equity or VC experience would be beneficial.
This role is paying a very strong basic salary, bonus and extensive benefits package. The role is based in central London.