VP of Finance | Location: UK | MPG420797

VP of Finance
Our client a multi-sited Global Video Games Developer is looking for a diligent VP of Finance to work directly with the CFO and Executive team providing leadership oversight. The successful applicant will coordinate company financial planning, debt financing, and budget management functions ensuring company accounting procedures and reporting are produced as required.

Primary Responsibilities
Direct and coordinate business financial planning and budget management functions
Recommend benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance
Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget
Oversee daily operations of the finance and accounting department
Manage the preparation of all financial reports
Manage the preparation of financial outlooks and financial forecasts
Prepare financial analysis for contract negotiations and product investment decisions
Ensure compliance with local, and government budgetary reporting requirements
Work with department managers to develop five year business plans
Assist in establishing short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures
Design, establish, and maintain an organizational structure to effectively accomplish the departments goals and objectives
Coordinate financial audits and provide recommendations for procedural improvements
Additional Responsibilities
Represent the company externally to government agencies, auditors, and the general public
Recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate department staff
Provide accounting policy orientation for new staff
Coordinate with the management of the MIS department to ensure company objectives are met
Knowledge and Skill Requirements
Chartered Accountancy Qualification
Masters Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business with strong Accounting experience
in a senior level finance or accounting position.
Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles.
Previous experience within the Interactive Entertainment industry or similar FMCG.
Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems.
Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections
Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability analysis.
Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects

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