Chief Financial Officer

Sector:Media & Communications
Job type:Perm
Salary/Rate:£165,000 per annum
Town/City:City of London
County:Greater London
Job ref:615-4
Post Date:27. 05. 2024

About the Role

Harper May is proud to partner with a leading media and events powerhouse, based in Central London, in their search for a visionary Chief Financial Officer to spearhead their financial strategy. Renowned for pioneering innovation in the marketing realm, the company is poised for exponential growth, with plans to quadruple its workforce within the next 2 years.

As CFO, you'll wield considerable influence, steering the finance function both operationally and strategically. Your leadership will extend to nurturing and expanding the finance team, driving M&A initiatives, and fostering key relationships with venture capitalists. Collaborating closely with the CEO and senior stakeholders, you'll play a pivotal role in achieving strategic objectives, providing invaluable insights into international expansion and growth strategies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To prepare a corporate strategy and annual business plan to ensure that the company attains its objectives as cost-effectively and efficiently as possible
  • Liaise with Investors and be central to fundraising plans
  • Manage the finance team efficiently and aid in development
  • Work with the CEO & Board on the strategic vision including forecasting and cultivating stakeholder relationships
  • Participating and developing new business opportunities for the group 
  • Ensuring that adequate controls are installed and maintained 
  • Provide the board with an operating budget and working closely to ensure pragmatic success 
  • Oversee the management and coordination of all fiscal activities for the organisation including revenue/expense and balance sheet reports 
  • Monitor banking activities of the organisation 
  • Oversee the production of monthly reports as well as financial statements and cash flow projections 
  • Review and monitoring of Group tax position, calculations and filings 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Fully qualified ACA / ACCA / CIMA would be advantageous 
  • Must have extensive experience in leading and developing finance functions
  • Strong technical accounting skills are highly desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Previous experience of managing and developing staff
  • Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment 
  • Excellent Excel skills 

If you're seeking a CFO role within the dynamic world of media, this opportunity promises unparalleled challenges and rewards. Join us in shaping the future of marketing innovation!

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