VP/Director of Finance

September 2, 2020
New York, NY
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Media/Entertainment company in New York is seeking an experienced Director of Finance to join their growing team. In this role, you will be responsible for strategic finance functions and oversight of operational finance. The Director of Finance will manage the annual operating budget to ensure that important financial goals and milestones are met. The Director of Finance will report to the CEO while also partnering with other management team members to help meet or exceed business goals.

• Oversee long-term budgetary planning and cost management in alignment with company’s strategic plan
• Participate in key decisions pertaining to strategic initiatives across the company
• Assist in establishing quantitative measures of success
• Assess financial performance across various groups of the company from customer acquisition to various COS activities
• Develop financial business plans and forecasts to ensure capital is allocated responsibly with defined returns
• Conduct research and provide accounting guidance relative to new and/or proposed transactions or activities
• Select and engage external consultants (auditors, legal, accounting and investment advisors) as necessary
• Oversee preparation process and accounting partner for periodic and year-end financial statements in accordance with GAAP and IFRS
• Work with legal counsel, external consultants and external auditors on tax strategy and planning
• Ensure legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions
Requirements and qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics
• CPA or MBA preferred
• Ten or more years of experience in business, finance and operations
• Experience in a high-growth company, media a plus
• Strong knowledge of corporate finance, GAAP, IFRS
• Experience with equity and debt financing at the growth state of technology companies


Forecasting & Modeling, Budgeting, Financial Analysis, Financial Reporting, KPI Reporting, IFRS - Intl Financial Reporting Stds

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