Divisional Head of Finance

Divisional Head of Finance

Job Title: Divisional Head of Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000
Reference: 6311
Contact Name: Ciaran Donaghy
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 16, 2019 15:39

Job Description

Do you want to work for an international, PE-backed, public relations and communications agency? Are you looking for a role which combines both group financial reporting and business partnering with division heads? Do you harbour ambitions of being a future Finance Director in your own right? 

My client, one of the most well established public relations agencies in the industry, is looking for a divisional Head of Finance to support the Finance Director of the business. Acting as a Commercial Business Partner to one of their Managing Partners, this is a strategic appointment within the business which will see you work closely with a vastly experienced Group Finance Director. 

Key duties include but are not limited to:

  • Strategic and commercial financial advice to the head of the division, acting as their principal consultant within finance
  • Weekly revenue forecasting
  • Budgets and forecasts
  • Preparation of contracts, reviewing client documents, provision of contractual advice and negotiation of contracts with clients
  • Monthly management accounts for 3 global entities

Group Duties:

  • Statutory accounts
  • Liaison with Group auditors
  • Oversight of UK corporate Tax Compliance

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be ACA or ACCA qualified
  • Have previous experience with group reporting/financial reporting standards either in Practice or within industry
  • Have experience within the media and creative industries
If you are a driven, ambitious Financial Controller seeking that next step to becoming a Finance Director in a well-rounded role in a fast-paced agency, then this is the role for you!

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