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Date Added: Wed 13/01/2021

Finance Director

England, UK
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Company: SAVANT

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Finance Director

Savant is closely working with one of the fastest growing Factual Entertainment broadcast distributors. Reporting to the Divisional CEO with a line to the Group CFO, this role is a great opportunity to join a growing international business.

Key financial responsibilities:

    Lead Finance Function and partner with Senior Management in decision making process for Distribution divisionReport divisional position to parent company, manage reporting requirements communicated from Parent including budget, performance, and financial acquisitionsProduce and manage flow of financial information in a clear and robust manner to senior management and to HQOversee annual budget and forecast processManage/report on cash flow and identify pressure points. Adjust spend as necessary to remain cash positiveSign off management reporting and commentary on variances, and present to Senior managementEnsure systems, records and controls are maintained in accordance with IFRS standards, and group policy

Key broadcast responsibilities:

    Financial review of product acquisitions, in consultation with CEO on the details of the acquisitions themselves before sending to Finance Committee for sign offInput into long term strategy and key decision making around investment and commercial proposalsFinal sign off on Producer reports on a quarterly basisApprove all sales deal terms and acquisition deal terms before executionReport on sales performance to the sales team, and the management team, tracking coverage of targets

Key project responsibilities:

    In liaison with CEO, focus on identifying efficiencies and strategic goals, including team incentives, acquisition performance analysis and measurement of business KPIs
      Ad hoc project work including systems and the following for 2021:SUN migrationRT migrationMaterials & deliveries tenderBanking and FX trading review and account consolidation

Key people responsibilities:

    Manage management, ensuring team are motivated, and their personal development and corporate goals are achieved. Help set their targets and manage throughout the year.Preparation of payroll and pension contributionsApproval of expense claimsOversee finance aspects of HR, advising DS on payroll impact and considerations and managing holiday and absence tracking

The next Finance Director will have:

    Operated as a finance leader in broadcast / content rightsHave experience of managing changePresent budget and market forecasts Support the CEO and allow time to lead the teamProject skills in systems migrationCan be based wherever, offices in London
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