How to build a career in commercial finance in Marcoms

Sophie Penno-CharlesCareer Advice

Talentedge work on a huge amount of commercial and client finance roles across the media and marketing services. These range from entry level roles for nearly or newly qualified accountants to Director level positions. 70% of the commercial roles we worked on in 2018 were new positions. Commercial and client finance teams are some of the fastest growing in finance … Read More

The Talentedge Salary Guide 2019

Georgina DanielsFinance Industry Insight

Our 2019 Salary Guide is ready for you to download. It’s a comprehensive guide to salaries for finance professionals across Media, Marketing, Tech & Retail. We have used data from hundreds of candidates across the whole spectrum of finance from executive/C-Suite to entry level roles within these sectors. Please note the figures do not include benefits or bonuses. It’s also … Read More

Coffee with a startup CFO – Angelie Panteli at LendInvest

Alex Laurentcoffee with a start-up CFO

Continuing with our series, I recently grabbed a coffee with Angelie Panteli of LendInvest to discuss being a startup CFO. Let’s hear her thoughts… What do you make of the current UK start-up market? The UK start-up market is super exciting right now even with the spectre of Brexit. The opportunities for founders, investors and those working in the start-up … Read More

Coffee with a startup CFO – Guy Hutchinson

Alex Laurentcoffee with a start-up CFO

Continuing on with our CFO series, this week I was fortunate to catch up with Guy Hutchinson. Let’s hear his thoughts… What do you make of the current UK startup market? As far as I’m concerned, it’s looking pretty healthy. There’s a lot more seed funds doing decent sized seed rounds (£1-2m which gives you a chance to be in … Read More

5 signs it’s time to find a new job

Chinello ObibuakuCareer Advice

Our consultants at Talentedge meet hundreds of candidates every year that are looking to leave their current role. Many of them have left it so long before they make the decision to actively search for a new job that they are now desperate – and that limits their options and colours their decision making. Knowing the signs that it’s time … Read More

6 steps to the perfect smart-casual interview outfit

Lydia BullInterview Advice

For some candidates this dress code causes more nightmares pre-interview than anything else. Long gone are the days when a suit was the only thing considered right for an interview – and now being formerly dressed can actually work against you. Having spent over 10 years recruiting accountants for media companies the consultants at Talentedge put their heads together and … Read More

Coffee with a startup CFO – Hugo Grimston at Paddle

Alex Laurentcoffee with a start-up CFO

As part of our Coffee with a startup CFO series I will be meeting with CFO’s within the tech startup space to discuss their views on the market, career experiences and how the future looks for them. This week, I caught up with Hugo Grimston, CFO at one of the UK’s fastest growing software scaleups, Paddle. Check out his thoughts here… … Read More

Women in Leadership Interview, in association with IWD 2018 – Cindy Murphy, Finance Director at Porter Novelli

Annette WadsworthCareer Advice, Finance Industry Insight, Interview Advice, IWD 2018, Management Advice

Cindy grew up and was educated in Johannesburg, moving to the UK 10 years ago. She has a finance career spanning 16 years and is now Finance Director for Porter Novelli, part of the Omnicom Group. On her career: Her first role in finance was in South Africa and she feels lucky as her first boss proved to be one … Read More