10 months ago
Finance Director (Digital Advertising) - London
£90 to £100k + bonus + benefits
My client, a global digital advertising sales house is looking to hire a Finance Director/Head of Finance and Operations to join a successful and growing business to be based at their new high tech funky offices in Central London.
The agency is the world’s first high-frequency machine-learning marketing OS, built to enhance the advertising and SaaS industries. They collate customer experience so marketers can target a customer throughout the entire purchase journey and across all consumer touch-points and all through a single click, it empowers agencies and marketers to allow connected software to optimize a manually driven $200 billion global advertising market.
Working closely alongside the board, the Head of Finance & Operations will be instrumental in shaping the day-to-day performance & processes, as well as playing a leading role in financial operations, planning and strategic direction. This is a fantastic opportunity for a high-quality professional to join a business as it continues to grow.
You will report to the CEO, who is looking for a high-quality professional who understands the digital advertising sector, has managed a team and has a start-up type hunger.
Ideal candidate will have experience putting the deck together for the board and the Banks. You should have great presentation skills to handle these discussions if the CEO is not present in these meetings.
Experience pitching to the lenders for a credit line and pitching to the board. Experience in cashflow management and/or raising VC financing will be advantageous.
Work closely with business unit Managers to develop, implement, and oversee payroll financial reporting, personnel determinations, compensation management and reviews.
Full ownership of the company's financial plan
Communicate and present the company’s financial results to relevant audiences
Drive the quarterly/annual budgeting and planning process, as well as long-range financial planning
Oversee accounting team and ensure accuracy and timeliness of the monthly close process
Oversee the management of all leases, contracts and other financial commitments
Provide management oversight for team in the London office
Assist the CEO with financial reporting as required for quarterly Board meetings and general staff meetings
Ensure that all statutory requirements of the organization are met
Prepare all supporting information for an annual audit and liaise with the Board's Audit Committee and the external auditors as necessary
Assist Department Managers with the preparation of budgets
Strong understanding of the digital advertising sector
Experienced in raising VC financing
Track record of driving business insights, actions, and accountability across organizations
Experienced in developing and presenting business plans, models, and financial forecasts to the Management and the investment community
SaaS/Subscription experience is good to have
Strong financial skills MUST be ACCA/FCCA/ACA
Strong Cashflow management experience
Must have managed a team and have experience of people development.
Strong People Management skills
An analytical mindset with the problem solving ability to understand a breadth of operational and commercial problems.
Strong financial modelling and accounting skills are essential.
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