Financial Controller | Fast-Growth Media | Immediate Start


Financial Controller | Fast-Growth Media | Immediate Start

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    Financial Controller | Fast-Growth Media Business | Fixed Term Contract | London

    Harmonic are excited to be working with a rapidly growing Media agency to recruit a Financial Controller on a 4 month fixed term contract.

    The Company:

    The business partners with some of the world's biggest stars and brands, to bring their ideas to life and take it to market. The company, though part of a larger group, has a distinctive family-feel to the work environment and take a modern approach to work-life balance. You will be joining a close-knit team of 50 people, who are renowned for fostering a dynamic and welcoming workplace culture. With turnover sitting around £30 million, the business has performed well financially and is continuing on a rapid upward trajectory.

    An opportunity has now arisen for a technically minded accountant to join a growing team and have a significant impact.

    The Role:

    You will be reporting directly into the Finance Director, who is well-known for being supportive and having a strong mentoring style, you will be joining a finance team of 9. As the Financial Controller, you'll primarily be responsible for leading the controls and reporting activities of the EMEA group. Other responsibilities include leading a team of three accountants (Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and a Financial Accountant), driving month-end, as well as cashflow management & forecasting.

    The Duties:

    · Managing and developing a team of three

    · Providing oversight of monthly accounts

    · Cash management and cashflow forecasting

    · Preparation of group financial reporting packs

    · Leading on EMEA statutory, tax and compliance matters

    · Driving efficiencies and leading on process improvement

    · Assist with budgeting and forecasting

    · Monthly balance sheet reconciliations

    · Submission of Statutory, Tax, Payroll & VAT returns

    · Any other ad-hoc tasks supporting the Finance Director

    What we need to see (essential):

    · ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified

    · Knowledge of EMEA regulatory environments

    · Excellent communication skills

    What we'd like to see (bonus):

    · Media (TV, Film, Entertainment) or Music experience

    · Experience working with European entities

    Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 plus bonus and generous benefits

    Start Date: ASAP

    If this is something of interest, please get in touch at or please apply online.

    Due to the high volume of applications we are receiving, if you haven't heard back from us please assume your application was unfortunately unsuccessful on this occasion.

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