Group Finance Manager

Job description

Talon has an exciting opportunity for a Group Finance Manager to join our award winning Finance team. The successful candidate must be a team player with strong people management skills, have excellent accounting knowledge and a proven track record in improving financial controls.


Produce monthly financial information through ownership of the timely closing of books and month-end actions.
Lead the preparation and presentation of the consolidated financial statements.
Ownership of all technical accounting requirements of the global business.
Support the preparation of monthly Board Packs.
Ownership of annual statutory reporting and regulatory requirements (both within the UK and Internationally).
Oversee all tax requirements.
Group cash flow management.
Support and implement the Group’s global finance strategy - influencing leadership in the design, definition and planning of the finance strategy.
Support integration of newly acquired companies.
Support creation and implementation of international business processes (NYC and San Diego Office).
Undertake as hoc projects.
Management of a newly qualified accountant.

Skills & Experience

Big 4 Qualified Accountant (ACA) with minimum 2 years PQE.
Excellent technical accounting, systems and regulatory knowledge.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Proven track record of driving improvements in financial control and financial process, adept at challenging the status quo where necessary and recommending new approaches / efficiencies.
Great team player who is able to manage multiple tasks and deadlines whilst managing the expectations of key stakeholders.
Strong people management skills.
Previous experience of working in the media industry desirable but not essential.

The Package

Pension scheme
Life Assurance
Permanent Health Insurance
Private Medical and Dental cover
Access to private GP appointments
Annual Health checks
Eye Care vouchers
Free breakfast every day
Flexible working e.g. finish on Friday at 4:30
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 Outdoor