Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits
Reference: CG0210CA_1570035626
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 02, 2019 18:00

Job Description

Our client, a household brand name and highly regarded entity, with a reputation for rewarding and retaining top talent, is looking to source a skilled and experienced ACA to join as Financial Controller. The role would be ideally suited to a Chartered Accountant from a top 10 practice, with significant PQE gleaned in a large, corporate environment, which includes team management.

Given the diverse, commercial nature of the business, this is a hands-on senior role and an excellent opportunity for a driven finance professional with plenty of scope to add value, implement policies and procedures reporting to the Group Financial Controller. You will be a Senior Qualified Accountant, who is able to demonstrate strong management and leadership skills and have proven experience working with exposure to the senior management. You will be working in a fast-paced, dynamic and commercial environment, with responsibility to ensure governance & compliance is adhered to.

Summary of role:
* Responsible for the production and monitoring of the Group's Balance sheet
* Responsible for the production and presentation of the Quarterly Balance sheet review
* Responsible for ensuring that the Group's Control Framework is implemented and process improvements driven
* Implement and produce monthly control pack updates as part of the month end process
* Oversee the Group's Fixed Asset team, ensuring reporting and MI is available to enable decision making
* Lead the Group's impairment review with the commercial teams
* Support the Depreciation budget process and business partner with commercial teams to ensure adequate information is provided
* Work closely with the commercial teams to ensure that strong controls and reporting on capitalisation of intangible assets and the judgements involved
* Managing the performance and development of direct reports and their teams
* Responsible for the Group's intercompany relationships and ensure all are substantiated
* Responsible for the Group's consolidation team and ensuring improvement processes are driven
* Responsible for ensuring that international subsidiaries with the Solutions business are set up, while working closely with the commercial, legal and tax teams
* Supporting the Group Finance team in month end, budget, audit or business as usual processes where required

Key skills, experience & qualifications required:
* ACA Qualified
* Proven track record in a similar role in a PLC environment
* Significant PQE in a similar controls and accounting focused role
* Capable of managing a finance team, including those at a qualified level, developing and mentoring others
* Credible and charismatic demeanour
* Ambitious and highly self-motivated

This is a fantastic opportunity for an impressive, technically strong and career-minded ACA to join a business that provides a fun, yet professional working environment, with clear paths for further development.

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