Group Financial Controller

Group Financial Controller

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus

  • Contact:

    Alex Britton

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Group Financial Controller - Birmingham - 70k - 80k + Bonus

Gleeson Recruitment Group are working with a well-known service provider in Birmingham who are looking for a Group Financial Controller to support their continued growth and develop the groups policies and procedures and oversee group reporting.

This business has grown year on year through acquisitions and organic growth and have no plans to slow down. The business has a turnover in the billions and is continuously looking for opportunities to acquire more businesses. The environment is fast paced and ever changing and will suit an Accountant who is not afraid to get their hands dirty, is comfortable engaging with Directors on a daily basis, has a strong work ethic and an eagerness to progress.

This is a great opportunity for a Qualified Accountant (ACA) who enjoys a technical role with experience of consolidations.

The Group Financial Controller is a standalone role initially but as things continue to progress there will be a need to develop a team in the future - The Group FD is available to provide support as and when required. Some of the day to will also include:

  • Preparation of IFRS accounting papers at each year end
  • Exercising tight control over the group's year end audit process ensure it runs efficiently and in line with agreed timetables
  • Developing the group's reporting software to efficiently streamline the monthly and annual reporting process in all territories
  • Consolidating all group monthly management accounts and challenging results where necessary
  • Reporting monthly consolidated results to external stakeholders, including shareholders and the banking syndicate
  • Ad hoc projects

The right person for the Group Financial Controller in Birmingham will be:

An ACA Qualification will be essential for this role combined with experience in practice (top 10) and a knowledge of consolidations and IFRS accounting standards - This is a standalone role which will need someone who is confident at this level but also possess a "no job is too small" attitude.

In return the business can offer experience that will progress this individual into a leadership role in the future. The management team have high expectations, and in return will offer continuous progression opportunities across the group. The business is growing and needs an Accountant who can grow with them - can add value in not only their day job but is willing to go above and beyond to support the wider team.

Individuals making a first move into Industry at a Manager or Senior Manager level from practice will also be considered.

Group Financial Controller in Birmingham Package

  • £70,000 - £80,000
  • Bonus
  • 25 Days Holiday
  • Pension

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