VP of Finance

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We are TheSoul Publishing! 17 years ago, we started on our path to making the world a better and kinder place by delivering truly positive content. Now we are one of the largest Internet media publishers in the world and have more than 40 unique thematic projects, including 5-Minute Crafts, Bright Side, 123GO!, Avocado Couple, Teen-Z and many others which are a source of inspiration and positive vibes for more than 1 billion subscribers all over the world.


TheSoul Publishing is looking to hire a VP of Finance. The role is based in our HQ in Cyprus, Limassol. We are looking for an experienced finance leader with solid expertise in FP&A, working with international markets, corporate development and M&A.


The role requires a proven leader to drive and direct all aspects of financial planning & analysis. The VP of Finance will have full responsibility for establishing and monitoring business KPIs and assisting with the communication plans across the business to ensure that TSP can optimise its development and growth.


The VP of Finance will set up, develop and run the corporate planning processes, including the annual budgeting plan, quarterly forecasts, cash flow forecast and scenario planning forecasts and analysis. This will include monthly KPI reports with associated analysis and recommendations for action, whilst developing the existing team to ensure the business has a best in class FP&A capability.


This is an excellent opportunity to apply analysis and business acumen to directly assist with the critical decision-making required to steer an organisation experiencing continued hyper growth. Working closely with the senior leadership team across the business, as well as the COO and CFO, the VP of Finance will have the opportunity to inform and influence all key strategic financial decisions.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Support the CFO and the senior leadership team to establish best-in-class FP&A processes and systems

  • Develop the FP&A strategy to ensure processes are continually improving including cost-optimisation strategies

  • Implement robust and effective group forecasting processes to developing long-range financial forecasting accuracy

  • Manage integration process following company M&A execution

  • Lead and motivate team of FP&A professionals

  • Manage and develop all metrics of the business, including Portfolio reporting & analysis budgeting & forecasting and studio production analytics

  • Provide decision making support for the organisation across the leadership team

  • Develop relationships across the business to achieve stronger engagement and to improve communication

  • Ensure that finance is using the optimum systems and tools to all the team and the wider business to best achieve their respective goals


Candidate Profile:


  • Qualified Accountant or MBA equivalent from a leading business school with at least 10 years experience in a senior financial planning and analysis role

  • Fluent Russian and English plus excellent presentation and writing skills

  • Significant proven financial planning and analysis experience in a hyper growth environment, ideally with global exposure

  • Experience in the technology / media sector is highly desirable

  • Ability to implement best-in-class FP&A structure and processes

  • Outstanding and proven leadership and influencing skills

  • Excellent data skills, including advanced spreadsheet & data analytics experience

  • Credibility, initiative and personal drive

  • Highly analytical & well-organised to execute multiple projects

  • High level of emotional intelligence


What we offer:


  • A competitive salary (we will discuss this individually) with performance-based bonuses

  • Location: Limassol (Cyprus), we are ready to offer a full relocation package

  • A modern, well-equipped office studio, parking space, a fast laptop, free lunches

  • Creative vibes and an international team: 90% of company employees are creators who work from 70+ countries and make awesome positive content for millions of followers worldwide.


Interested? Send your CV to tatyana.malinovskaya@id.thesoul.io with the "VP of Finance" in the subject line.


We appreciate your interest in our roles and the company. Your CV will be reviewed carefully by our team, and if we are ready to move forward with your application, one of our recruiters will contact you and explain the next steps.


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