Finance Director

Job description

Talon is seeking to appoint a Financial Director to support this growth. Reporting to, and acting as a deputy to the CFO, this position is a key position in the business, responsible for leading the finance function on a day-to-day basis.

Provide leadership and management to the Finance team, ensuring that all staff are fully effective in their roles.

Dealing with a broad range of business and stakeholder objectives in relation to driving performance (including the tracking of KPIs and other business metrics).

Group reporting from a management and Financial perspective, including monthly, quarterly and annual reporting. Lead the external audit process and the preparation of the group Financial statements.

Group budgeting, forecasting, financial planning and consolidation. Working capital and cash flow management and optimisation

Business support and partnering within Talon, including negotiation and pitch support, particularly in relation to the International development of the business.

Due diligence in relation to acquisitions and the preparation of the investment cases to support these investments.

Banking and financing arrangements (including bank relationships and reporting) and Management of foreign exchange and risk management including insurance.

Treasury and tax management, working with external advisers on these as required (including supervising the preparation of the group’s tax returns.

Assisting in managing and coordinating external advisers including legal and corporate finance advisers

Maintaining and monitoring strong and robust financial controls and compliance, policies and procedure

The Package

Life Assurance
Permanent Health Insurance
Private Medical and Dental cover
Access to private GP appointments
Annual Health checks
Eye Care vouchers
Enhanced maternity/paternity/shared parental pay
25 days annual leave, increasing every year by 1 day up to a maximum of 30 days
Birthday leave
Voluntary/Charity leave
Feel Good Allowance
Free fitness classes
Monthly massages
Season ticket loan
Cycle to Work scheme

The Agency

Talon is the UK’s only independently-owned Out of Home media specialist. We have ambitious growth plans, without compromising the vision of providing exceptional client service, independent advice and strategic expertise. We aim to be different, taking a data-led approach to planning and buying and to embrace technology at every turn. 

We’re proud of the diverse range of skilled individuals who make Talon what it is today. They embody our service culture, delight our clients, and deliver award winning work. ‘People first’ has always been at the heart of our business since day one and continues help us attract, develop, and retain the best talent in the industry. 

We are delighted to have won and been recognised in The Sunday Times’ Top 100 Best Small Companies and Campaign’s Best Places to Work multiple times. Our basic philosophy is that happy and well-motivated people deliver excellence and quality. They go the extra mile. In Talon’s world, this means being “Smarter as Standard”.