London - Central




Director, Finance – C5010
An inspirational financial leader is being sought by this highly successful international entertainment licensing business.



Our client is an international creator, producer, marketer and distributor of family entertainment, which owns the rights to a range of great brands. This role sit across its consumer licensing business.




In this key senior position you will help navigate change and develop new business models that will help drive profitability and growth.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and lead the budget process
  • Contribute to and drive the development of business strategy and vision
  • Track performance against budget, monthly and quarterly targets
  • Review and analyse financial results with all key management groups and provide top-line projections
  • Liaise between business managers and Corporate Finance to ensure effective relationships
  • Ensure Corporate Finance objectives related to regulatory reporting, audit, compliance, governance, and internal controls are successfully managed
  • Provide leadership to Finance team, oversee revenue, billing, collections, accounts payable etc.



With previous experience working in a media and/or promotion licensing environment, you will be a senior finance professional, accustomed to managing a high performance team.


You should be use to working for public companies within a strong internal control framework, and have experience reporting under IFRS.


A proven inspirational leader, you have the ability to influence with tact,  and collaborate with leaders at all levels in a cross functional capacity.


Experience with Great Plains, West End, Microsoft 365 applications is preferred.


If your skills & experience fit the above requirements and you would like to take the next step, please apply online attaching your CV in WORD format.


What to EXPECT 

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  • Your details will be sent directly to the Consultant who is handling this role.

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Searchlight strives to promote equal opportunities for all. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief.


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