Financial Controller

Financial Controller

  • Location

    Derbyshire, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Bilal Sheikh

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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Gleeson Recruitment Group are supporting a growing B2B service organisation on an exclusive basis as they seek to appoint a Financial Controller to their team based in the East Midlands.

The business in question has demonstrated a real resilience to challenges faced over the past three years and now with a robust in-year performance our partner has exciting plans to continue gaining market-share.

Reporting directly to the Finance Director and managing a team of four people you will lead the accounting function and ensure that financial records are correctly maintained within a strong governance and internal control framework.

You will be a key point of contact across all areas of the divisions executive board , Group Finance and Internal Audit and you will also manage key relationships with external parties such as customers, suppliers and external auditors.

Key responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Lead month end close ensuring timeliness, accuracy, completeness and compliance with Group policy
  • Lead Working Capital and cash-flow reporting and forecasting
  • Balance Sheet integrity including monthly report to CFO regarding risks and opportunities including plans to clear
  • Ensure internal control is maintained with sufficient segregation of duties across all areas of finance - Key understanding of business processes and control mechanisms
  • Oversee any Financial Transformation / Projects including replacement / upgrade of financial ledgers
  • Key contact for Group, responsible for understanding all reporting requirements and ensuring that they are met
  • Tax compliance contact for group - including VAT and implications of TOM
  • Main point of contact for external auditors and Group reporting for review and completion of Statutory accounts for all relevant entities - including Technical papers for areas of accounting judgements
  • Develop team of direct reports - understanding the needs of those undertaking professional qualifications
  • Technical contact for Group accounting - ensures changes in Group accounting policy are understood and assess impact on results of the business
  • Treasury contact including renewal of bonds and guarantees as necessary

This is a superb opportunity to play a key role for a c.£35m business unit that is gearing up for a carve out transaction from its listed parent company over the next 12 months.

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