Financial Controller / Director  

Public Relations / Media, Central London

£60,000 – £75,000 plus package 

 Our client is a highly successful and niche PR firm and part of an international and growing company. They are profitable with a strong blue chip client list and are planning an expansion programme.

 Integral to this expansion programme is the recruitment of a new Financial Controller / Director. The successful individual will report to the Managing Director and sit on the Board.

This is a senior management role however the successful individual will need to be a hands on proactive individual. They will lead commercial decision making across the business while retaining strong hands on financial control and providing robust management information on profitability and growth opportunities.

They will need well developed communication skills to build relationships with non finance colleagues. The successful candidate will prepare the business operationally for expansion while contribution strategically and commercially to the growth plans and forecasts. 

Responsibilities:

Day to day financial control of the business including financial & management accounting, cash flow management and ownership of banking relationships  

Commercial decision making and maximisation of profit across divisions

Work with non Finance colleagues on contract negotiation and customer account development

Build strong and effective relationships across the Group ensuring  buy in to financial initiatives & growth plans

Contribute management information and analysis at Board level resulting in strategic growth plans, both organic and non organic.

The Person:

Qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA) with strong post qualified commercial & reporting experience

Experience within PR or another Marketing Services industry

Proven track record of contributing to the growth of a company

Excellent communication skills