Our client is a fast paced, owner manager business recognised as one of the leading names in the event management sector. Headquartered in London they are now looking to recruit a commercial CFO to partner a highly driven management team. Responsible for the management of finance teams across multiple jurisdictions the successful candidate will ensure the finance function has first rate controls and processes whilst also providing key guidance on financial strategy. Main duties will include:

• Management of external audit and banking relationships

• Leading finance teams across all group offices

• Management of all foreign exchange activity including ensuring a robust forward buying and exchange rate management system is in place

• Assisting with all financial contracts with both suppliers and clients

• Working closely with sales and accounts team in client facing pitches

This is a broad, commercial role and it is essential that the successful candidate has the ability to deliver both ‘helicopter view’ commercial financial analysis as well as bottom up detailed modelling. Excellent interpersonal skills are a pre-requisite given the importance of being able to communicate with both financial and non-financial people across the group together with the client facing nature of the role. Previous experience of working in a hands-on role in an entrepreneurial business is advantageous, as is previous change management experience. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a growing business with exciting plans both in the UK and overseas.

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