Finance Director | Start-Up Sports Promotion Business | London

Role:

Finance Director | Start-Up Sports Promotion Business | London

  • Type:
    Permanent
  • Where:
    London
  • Salary
    £80000.00 — £90000.00
    Per annum + Equity
  • Industry:
    Accountancy
  • Doing what:

    Finance Director | Start-Up Sports Promotion Business | London

    Harmonic are delighted to be recruiting with a Start-Up sports promotion business who organise sporting events around the world. Their aim is to become a global media events company specialising in sports, they are valued around £25 million. They are looking for an ambitious and driven Finance Director to join the business and develop the finance function. This is the ideal position for a hands-on Financial Controller, or more experienced Finance Director, looking to join an exciting project and help grow a business.

    The company have already been through rounds of funding, and are exploring options for further substantial funding. The business has a senior management team with a great track record of scaling businesses within the industry. As the Finance Director you will play a crucial role in working with internal and external stakeholders to prepare for and try to secure additional funding.

    The Role:

    As the Finance Director, you'll be reporting directly into the CEO and often liaising with the Chairman. You will be responsible for running the day-to-day finance function and board reporting.

    Many of the basic accounting is outsourced, but there is a view to bring this in-house and build the finance team around you. This opportunity offers great commercial exposure, you'll produce the management accounts for the events and lead on forecasting and modelling for the next 5 years.

    Duties:

    * Producing financial reports to be presented to the board
    * Responsibility for the budgeting and forecasting for the group
    * Manage the cashflow
    * Responsible for statutory accounts, compliance and financial reporting
    * Work closely with Senior Management to set the commercial and financial strategy
    * Engage with external stakeholders to secure investment

    What we'd like to see (essential):

    * ACCA/CIMA/ACA Qualified
    * Prior experience in the Events/Sports/Media/Entertainment

    What we'd like to see (bonus):

    * Experience in due diligence and securing funding

    Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 plus equity

    If you are interested - to be considered for the role please forward your CV or ring 0203 773 3530.

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