Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicestershire
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus, benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 3911344_1608651809
Contact Name: Simon Lydon
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 22, 2020 15:43

Job Description

Financial Controller required to lead financial, statutory and group reporting for a leading retail business.

Your new company
This leading retail organisation operates across multiple sites in the UK and have enjoyed huge growth over recent years. Due to their continued growth and ambitious expansion plans, they are seeking to appoint a qualified Financial Controller into a newly-created role to oversee the financial and statutory reporting, compliance and risk.

Your new role
This pivotal position reports into the CFO and will lead a dedicated team in the maintenance of the technical finance operations of the business. You will be the subject matter expert on all things technical and your key duties will include the financial and statutory reporting, tax, risk, audit and compliance, process improvement and systems development. You will also oversee a larger team who maintain and managed the AP and AR functions for the group so strong staff management experience, including mentoring and development are key.

What you'll need to succeed
The ideal candidate will be a qualified candidate who began their career in practice, developing their technical expertise, before moving into industry to lead teams in the provision of strong technical accounting and reporting support. You will have a strong track record of process improvement and will be given real autonomy to shape and develop the finance function, including compliance and risk.

What you'll get in return
You will be rewarded with an attractive salary and benefits package, including bonus scheme, and the chance to really impart your knowledge and experience on an already-successful organisation. The opportunity to have a truly autonomous role to shape a businesses finance function is one that doesn't come around too often.

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