This prestigious media publishing business is looking to appoint a Finance Director to lead the business through an evolutionary period of transformation. With a strong balance sheet and market position behind you, your role will be to work closely alongside the Managing Director to develop a fit for purpose finance function able to adapt to the challenges of a rapidly changing industry.
As an integral part of the leadership team, your primary focus will be to grow profitability, jointly setting strategy, identifying cost opportunities and operational plans. You will lead on evolving change in finance systems, reporting and processes and assume responsibility for annual budget preparation and monthly reporting along with enhancing all aspects of business performance, including cash management, capital expenditure and profitability.
A qualified Accountant (CCAB), key to your success will be your proven track record in running multi - sited finance teams. Your capability as a strong manager, ideally gained in mature, privately owned business will be essential as will your ability to evidence your understanding as to the risks and opportunities presented by digital disruption to long established businesses.
You will have had a wealth of experience in designing and implementing new accounting systems and structures and have enjoyed success implementing sustainable cost reduction plans and eliminating legacy work practices in owner managed organisations.
This represents an exceptional opportunity to genuinely shape the long term future strategy and continued success of this long established market leader.