CFO - PE-Backed Media Business
An ambitious and growing PE-backed owner led media business is seeking a Chief Financial Officer to manage the overall finance function and provide the strategic direction of the business as they look to continue their strong growth.
The role will be responsible for all aspects of the finance department, including setting up all systems, processes, and accounting functions, and actively identifying opportunities for growth and overall improvement. You will utilize your strong leadership and communication skills to develop and mentor the finance team. A key part of the role is implementing foreign exchange planning and hedging as well as identifying and implementing KPIs to drive efficiency. You will have responsibility for Client profitability reporting and analysis to determine strategic business decisions. The role is highly commercial and the successful candidate will need to roll up their sleeves in the short term, reviewing management accounts, identifying strengths and weaknesses within the business so as to provide insight into growth opportunities as well as high level contract negotiation.
The ideal candidate should be a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/ACMA) with strong strategic and commercial skills, preferably within the media sector. The candidate must have a proven track record as an autonomous Finance Director or CFO in a Private Equity and or leveraged environment.
This is a unique and exciting opportunity that will allow you to work alongside a highly experienced board team in the media sector with genuine motivation for success and growth.