Gleeson Recruitment Group is currently working in partnership with a leading dynamic and ambitious FMCG brand based in Lichfield to secure a new UK Financial Controller. The business operates in a high growth sector and has doubled its turnover through organic and acquisitive means in the last 18 months.
With branded, own label and B2B product lines and a turnover currently sitting around the £150 million mark, our client is keen to hire an experienced UK Financial Controller who is able to deliver growth strategies within a complex and fast paced environment. The role will involve constantly shifting priorities and targets and the incumbent will required to help guide the business forward despite these challenges.
Our client is part of global group which is keen to continue to identify new business opportunities that compliment its current portfolio, so there is likely to be some focus in supporting with M&A work, both in the origination and imbedding processes.
The UK Financial Controller will report directly to the Finance Director and will be responsible for controlling, with the support of a Finance team of 15, all the transaction processing, statutory and group reporting elements of the Finance Function, including AP, AR, CAPEX, Payroll, the Financial Close Cycle; Statutory Reporting; Insurance, Legal, Banking, Tax and Reporting at Group and Business Unit Leadership level for the UK Business Unit (weekly, monthly, Budget, Business Plan, EYE, Innovation, Capex).
Our client is looking to hire an experienced Finance Controller, ideally ACA Qualified having trained with a recognised Accountancy firm.