Group Financial Controller - Creative Advertising / Communications Agency

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London (Central), London (Greater)
£100-£120k plus bonus and equity
07 Apr 2021
21 Apr 2021
Senior Management
Contract Type

Experienced Group Financial Controller required for an acquisitive, PE backed media agency.

With revenues of circa £20m and various acquisitions planned for this year, the Group FC will be expected to build a first-class group accounting function, as well as fully integrate all future acquisitions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Formalise the financial control and reporting structures in line with the businesses' “buy and build strategy"
  • Development of the existing group-wide finance team, systems, control, and processes.
  • Working with the CFO to fully integrate recent acquisitions, as well as to develop the playbook to allow seamless future acquisitions. 
  • Full responsibility for financial reporting, tax, audit, and treasury requirements. 
  • Lead on the development of all reporting and M.I at both group and entity level. 
  • Responsible for group wide budgeting, forecasting, and financial planning.
  • Coordinate the production of annual statutory accounts.
  • Management of the annual and interim audits. 
  • Support the CFO on a range of key activities and projects, deputising for the CFO in their absence/as required in key meetings.
  • Development of investor reporting and KPI packs.
  • Taking the lead on continual systems and process development across the function.
  • Act as business partner to a range of key stakeholders.

Candidate requirements:

  • Qualified accountant with an audit background.
  • Prior experience working for a media/advertising/communications/digital agency.
  • Essential - Experience of accounting for Time & Expenses/Materials and of working in a "billable hours" environment.
  • Excellent technical accounting and controlling experience. 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Proven ability to develop systems, processes, and controls.
  • Prior experience working in a high-growth and changing business.
  • Professional approach, with an excellent sense of humour!

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