Group Finance Controller

Group Finance Controller

Reporting to the Finance Director, the Group Finance Controller will lead a team of 10+ people across management accounts and transactional finance.

Our client is looking for a technically strong hands on individual with previous management experience of management accounts team, preferably within an owner managed business.

Roles and Duties

* Manage a team of 10+ across management accounts, accounts payable and credit control.
* Oversight and production of monthly management accounts, working with FD to overhaul Monthly KPI pack as required.
* Production of Group Consolidation of over 20 companies and other KPI data required by bank for banking facilities.
* Liase with Auditors around statutory audit and manage team through year end process.
* Preparation of all statutory accounts and filling to deadline, FRS 102 experience useful but not essential.
* Work with Credit Control to give better visibility of o/s debt and health of new partners, many of whom are start up in nature and non uk domiciled.
* Day to Day running of the finance departments, ensuring smooth running of payments and cash recovery.
* Maintaining appropriate review and controls around balance sheet e.g bank recs, balance sheets recs, bad debt.
* Adhoc analysis on behalf of FD, MD and functional heads.
* Manage the annual budgeting process.

Desired Skills

* Previous experience in working in an established owner managed business would also be an advantage.
* Good system skills essential as business utilises several different booking systems across its business. Comfortable with working with IT to improve data flows from booking system to aid reporting.

Requirements

* ACCA/CIMA/ACA with extensive experience in managements accounts roles, you are likely to be a Financial Controller looking for the next step up.
* Sector agnostic, ideal candidate would thrive in a complex business operating in different markets and growing in new areas. Individual will be good at making relationships across the business and will enjoy training team.
* Strong system skills, with a bias to action in solving problems and modernising processes.

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