Group Financial Controller

Group Financial Controller

  • Location

    Cannock, Staffordshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ben Williams

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Gleeson Recruitment Group are working in partnership with a £100+ million turnover business in Cannock, who are on the lookout for a Group Financial Controller due to continued growth.

Reporting directly into the Finance Director and managing a large team of both qualified accountants and transactional staff, this is a great opportunity for a candidate looking for the next step in their career.

The Group financial Controller will require a candidate with a solid technical understanding, perhaps making a first mover from the profession or already with some experience in industry.

Key responsibilities:

  • Preparation of statutory accounts for the group and five business units
  • Delivering strategic finance projects, in order to help drive profitable growth and professionalise the business to help with scalability
  • Management of a team which comprises of financial planning, accounts receivable and payable, financial reporting, capitol projects, payroll, treasury and tax
  • Ownership of technical finance matters, such as assessing the impact of changes in accounting standards, appraising accounting policies, and accounting for complex areas
  • Work closely with the FP&A team and other senior internal stakeholders
  • Responsible for preparing the consolidated annual budget
  • Training and development of members of the finance team
  • Responsibility of cash flows and treasury management, including both working capital management and the maintenance of loan covenants

Necessary experience:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) is required
  • Experience of managing a team (preferable)
  • Group consolidation experience
  • Strong process and controls experience

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