Marks Sattin - Executive Search

Head of Finance

Location
England, London
Salary
£70,000 - £90,000 per annum + Share Options
Posted
02 Nov 2018
Closes
16 Nov 2018
Ref
TA7744
Contact
Thomas Baxter
Position/Level
CFO, Department Head
Responsibilities
Accounting, Finance, M&A, Strategy
Sector
Media
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

Our client a highly entrepreneurial publishing business based in central London is looking to recruit a financial number one who will be responsible for running the finance department, working closely with and reporting directly to the Chief Executive. The business has big growth ambitions and is owned by an extremely successful serial entrepreneur.

This is a key role within the business involving aligning the objectives and priorities of the Finance department with those of other business units and the overall objectives of the board. The business will be going through a planned period of M&A transactions and you will be actively supporting this.

The role requires a driven and results orientated leader able to identify opportunities for improvements in systems, processes, and controls in order to drive the continued growth of the business. The Head of Finance will have a strong relationship with senior management and the board.

The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, ACMA) with a proven track record in managing and developing a small finance team. There will be extensive interaction with the wider business therefore the role requires someone with strong communication skills. A background in publishing is desirable. This is an excellent opportunity to join an exciting, business with exposure to a broad range of responsibilities and future prospects.

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