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Financial Controller

Hays Senior Finance
London, England
Closing date
2 Mar 2023

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Transport and logistics
Salary band
£80,000 - £90,000, £90,000 - £100,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Financial Controller - Transport

Your new company
A well-renowned transport business based in Central London is currently hiring a Financial Controller to join their Finance department. With excellent perks and a collaborative work culture, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a business where you can make real impact to the team and success of the department.

Your new role
This role will be a varied and challenging position where you will be required to manage and implement change. Your role will include:

  • Management and leadership of a large finance team with circa 20 indirect reports
  • Responsibility for internal and group reporting, budgeting, forecasting and investment appraisal
  • Responsible for accurate periodic financial and statutory reporting under UP GAAP/IFRS
  • Ensuring processes and controls are in place and ensure compliance at all times
  • Provide commercial support to senior management and take part in commercial negotiations
  • Creating and implementing cost cutting/profitability increasing initiatives
  • Manage relations with external auditors
  • Assist the FD with various ad-hoc tasks

    What you'll need to succeed
    You will be a Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with some post-qualification experience, ideally as a Financial Controller/Head of Finance. Experience of Group Reporting under IFRS, staff management, working to tight schedules, and delivering and managing change in a challenging environment is key.

    What you'll get in return
    This is an excellent opportunity to take on a fast-paced but rewarding position, excellent discounts and a DB pension scheme is on offer. Hybrid and flexible working is also offered.

    What you need to do now
    If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
    If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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