Head of Finance | £80,000 - £85,000 + bonus

Job Title: Head of Finance | £80,000 - £85,000 + bonus
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + + bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 7688938GS_1618226701
Contact Name: Sophie Penno-Charles
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 12, 2021 12:25

Job Description

  • Newly created position with fast-growing advertising technology business
  • Ongoing flexible working
  • Strong team culture

Reporting to the CFO, the Head of Finance is responsible for the day-to-day management of the core Finance function as well as FP&A. This is an exciting time to join a growing ad-tech agency that is seeking to invest in their Finance team.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Oversight of Monthly Reporting Pack including P&L, balance sheet and cash flow performance
  • Ensuring all statutory filings including VAT and payroll returns are submitted in a timely manner
  • Ownership of the monthly, quarterly and annual budgeting cycle
  • Providing performance analysis & variance commentary of budget vs forecast
  • Developing accurate modelling tools to provide financial & commercial analysis on margins, WIP, headcount, rebates etc
  • Attendance at strategy meetings, suggesting areas to improve profitability
  • Business partnering with client teams locally and across the US & EMEA
  • Leading an effective UK finance team to meet deadlines, seek efficiencies and foster strong relationships across the business
  • Leading on key business projects, such as systems integrations and income recognition

Required Experience:

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) with significant post-qualified experience
  • A strong technical accountant with good knowledge of statutory accounting, processes and controls
  • Highly skilled people manager who is committed to getting the best out of their team
  • Strong experience in FP&A
  • Industry experience in a marketing/media/tech agency will be essential to your success