Head of Commercial Finance

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Finance at Goodman Masson

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £400 - £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Vanessa Sadikvand

  • Job ref:

    VS190619_1560950314

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    4-6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-19

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

This VC-backed start up media business based in Central London is looking for a Head of Commercial Finance. The role reports to the CFO and does not have any direct reports

Key responsibilities

  • Build strong relationships with senior executives as well as finance and operating executives

  • Develop a robust, iterative financial planning and forecasting model

  • Lead, manage, and deliver the monthly/rolling forecast, annual budget, and 5-year strategic planning process, including developing and updating the financial planning model, identification of KPIs and key business drivers, risks and upsides

  • Continually improve the entire financial planning process and financial model in terms of accuracy and efficiency as well as relevancy of insights to senior management team

  • Evaluate growth initiatives within the entertainment industry and proactively identify opportunities within the market for growth and recommend investments based on understanding of business's strategic priorities

  • Develop and manage detailed financial analyses and deal approval presentations for new business launches, acquisitions or divestitures. Closely cooperate with executives during negotiations

  • Perform financial due diligence into potential acquisition targets, including detailed review of financial statements and risk analysis
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