Assistant Group Financial Controller

Job Title: Assistant Group Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Reference: JN -122020-1993161_1609788021
Contact Name: Daniel Eaton
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 04, 2021 19:20

Job Description

A great opportunity to join a global FMCG business during a period of change. The role will help drive change across the business.

Client Details

A global FMCG organisation.


  • Ensure relevant financial controls are in place and monitored to ensure the integrity and effectiveness of all policies and procedures.
  • oversight of External Reporting, Tax and Treasury.
  • Support and drive global finance policy compliance and implementation of internal/external audit recommendations.
  • Provide project management support for the migration of activities into the Regional Centres
  • Drive the performance of the Regional Centres through monitoring of SLA's and KPI's to ensure high levels of customer service to business and Commercial/Supply Chain finance teams.
  • Optimise performance by driving best practice across the regional centres.
  • Manage continuous improvement program to optimise financial processes.
  • Project management and support to implement close monitoring, balance sheet reconciliation and control monitoring tool set.


  • Qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA) with a track record of strong financial controls and external reporting
  • Ideally the successful candidate will have global experience within a large, complex, matrix structured organisation and use to working across diverse businesses, markets and cultures.
  • Ability to drive change
  • Creative thinker
  • Able to build an internal network and effective relationships across the Finance community to get things done and to build own understanding of wider business context
  • Builds effective relationships with leaders - quickly building trust and credibility
  • Can effectively challenge and hold leaders accountable, flexing style according to appropriate business levers/context to maintain trust and credibility with leaders

Job Offer

£70,000 - £80,000 plus excellent benefits. The organisation is going through a period of change and it is a great time to join and be apart of that journey and growing with the business.