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Finance Director


London, UK








The Rankin Group


Over the past year there has been rapid expansion of the The Rankin Group portfolio.  In this exciting phase of growth, we are looking for a fully qualified Finance Director to lead the team and direct the financial strategy of the group of businesses through its next phases of development. The Rankin Group offers full service concept to delivery of all types of production, increasingly focused around film production, commercial production and has spearheaded THE SUPERSHOOT - a production offer for a modern world demanding asset creation at speed for multiple touch points within in highly efficient production model. The Rankin Group also includes The Full Service (creative agency), Hunger Magazine (publishing) and True Black Studio (post production).


There are further plans in the pipeline involving expansion of estates as studios for hire and digital services which respond to the changing nature of content consumption for the fashion and beauty industries.


In this period of change we are looking for a fully qualified Finance Director to lead the finance function and to partner the leadership team. This role will have responsibility for management accounts and divisional analysis across the 8 group companies and will include managing profit in revenue streams, domestic and international tax and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers.


Core Purpose


With a meticulous eye for detail, you will lead our Finance team of 4, working closely with the senior leadership team to successfully deliver accurate results, forecast future pipeline impact and provide deep insight and analysis on the performance of the business.  A Qualified accountant with excellent communication skills, strong attention to detail, coupled with the ability to influence and lead colleagues is essential. As a small but agile team this will require a candidate who is still comfortable to be hands-on as well as the ability to take strategic oversight of the finance function and to work closely with partners in banking, accounting and tax to effectively deliver the financial operation of the business from start to finish.


Experience Required

·      Film production essential, broader media or publishing experience an advantage

·      Leadership experience within an organisation with turnover exceeding £10m

·      Systems integration and process change



To Apply

Application deadline: 10th September 2018


Email: with ‘Your Name – Finance Director’ in the subject field, attaching a CV, and cover letter addressing the above criteria.


Please note that we are unable to respond to every application due to the volume received. Only successful candidates will be contacted.




Rankin Photography Ltd


Finance Director