head of finance in city of london

job type
£ 100,000 per year
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job details

city of london, greater london
job category
accountancy & finance
job type
£ 100,000 per year
reference number
Head of Finance- MSM
020 7255 5579
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job description

Are you a seasoned Finance professional with years of experience as a Head of Finance? if so, then we have an interesting opportunity for you.

Key responsibilities:

* Partnering with senior leaders and their teams to provide clear and accurate planning and forecasting
* Helping to ensure their commercial success and achieve othe company's mission
* Operates strong trading process to deliver insight and drive action to improve commercial performance
* Partner with the company's leadership teams and ensure that they are fully appraised of the financial performance of their business areas through key KPI's and the potential value and implications of relative tactical and strategic options
* Oversee improvements to the provision of trading information, to facilitate successful adoption of the new vertical structure
* Help the business make the right decisions in response to rapidly changing trading conditions in a highly competitive digital marketplace
* Develop business cases for key projects strategic initiatives
* Conduct effective and insightful post investment reviews
* Deliver regular forecast (weekly, monthly, quarterly) at the appropriate level of detail, driving course corrections where needed
* Facilitate and own the financial aspects of the company's operational plan
* Review management accounts before final issue for commercial reasonableness and to agree any significant judgements that impact commercial results


* Able to successfully operate within a demanding, fast moving digital business
* Professionally qualified ACCA, CIMA or CA/ACA
* Ability to explore and analyse detail performance data to find the key trends driving trading performance without getting lost in detail or complexity
* Able to identify key commercial levers and experience of driving and influencing output and commercial solutions at both senior financial and non-financial stakeholder levels reinforced by insight, intellect and drive
* Demonstrable experience of supporting group strategy, business cases with workable financial insight
* Desire to constantly provide innovate and creative thinking to problems, solutions and business opportunities
* Naturally create strong working relationships with senior leaders as a trusted advisor, able to challenge and develop thinking and seen as a key member of the leadership team
* Comfortable with challenging the business on complex, data driven decisions
* Strong presenter and influencer; ability to tell the story behind the numbers in a way that drives insight and action
* Commercially astute with the ability to identify, understand and mitigate risks
* A real focus on the customer and on ensuring that everything we do delivers a great outcome for our customers
* Deep experience in a digital business is beneficial

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