CFO

CFO

An innovative and exciting Advertising Agency based in Los Angeles are seeking an industry experienced Chief Financial Officer to lead their finance function.

The CFO will have full charge of the finance function, aside from running the day to day finance of the company, the CFO will play a key part in implementing commercial strategy and driving growth across all areas of the company.

You will be part of the global executive team and manage the finance, accounting and HR teams. We are looking for someone with an unquenchable thirst to win and a passion for building a new business in the fast-moving digital advertising space. The ideal candidate will thrive in our fast paced, results-driven culture.

Core Duties

  • Plan, structure, organise, manage and control the Finance organisation, processes, staff and business partners, compliant with corporate policies, in such a way that the Finance plan and objectives are achieved. Taking charge of the full finance function and leading the finance team
  • Business partnering closely with the COO and other non finance teams to ensure growth across all areas
  • Identify, assess and manage new and existing corporate development opportunities
  • Define the company’s financial strategy including the optimization of its capital structure and asset management
  • Establish and oversee formal operations budgets, financial monitoring, reporting, cash management
  • Ensure global compliance, taxes and transfer pricing
  • Participate into the definition of the corporate strategy and its implementation
  • Work with executive team to develop the annual corporate financial budget, including the underlying departmental budgets
  • Assure that accounting records are prepared, maintained and reported in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and for statutory reporting
  • Provide data driven insights to help the team make good decisions quickly
  • Develop enhanced financial reporting tools for senior management, for each business segment, to be provided on a timely, proactive basis for decision making
  • Coordinate and assist in commercial discussions and proposals for business growth which includes setting up new subsidiaries/entities globally

About You

  • Must have extensive experience in leading and developing finance functions
  • Strong technical accounting skills are highly desirable
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Business Savvy with a strong grasp of business strategy, functions, markets and risks as they relate to the ad tech industry
  • A strong reputation as an influential finance business partner with forethought to anticipate the impact of, and provide guidance on, operational and financial issues
  • A Bachelor’s Degree, in Accounting, Finance, or related business field; MBA desired
  • 10+ years-experience including 5 years of leadership experience in a similar position
  • The ability to work independently and perform multiple concurrent and diversified tasks
  • The ability to effectively communicate and coordinate efforts across an organization (both internally and externally), to achieve key deliverables
  • Previous experience of managing and developing staff
  • Experience working internationally
Location

Los Angeles

Salary
Job Type

Permanent

INDUSTRY

Advertising Agency

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