Group Financial Controller

Job Title: Group Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Reference: CG0603GFC_1583514693
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 06, 2020 17:11

Job Description

Our client, a high-growth, entrepreneurial organisation, with a fun and fast-paced working environment, is looking to source a credible and charismatic Group Financial Controller to look after multiple divisions in this expanding Group.

This is a broad and varied role, overseeing the general ledger, producing insightful analysis and maintaining and implementing financial control and driving improvements wherever possible. Any Construction/Building Services related experience would be advantageous.

Main duties include:
* Responsibility for day to day running and financial management of the businesses, including oversight of general ledger
* Managing 3 direct reports
* Supervision of the month end process and the production of management accounts
* P&L reviews and challenge of balance sheet reconciliations, identifying risks and opportunities to the business
* Producing insightful MI and KPI analysis, producing monthly Board summaries and discussing financial performance of divisions
* Production pf departmental/segmental P&L reporting
* Designing and implementing a CAPEX sign off process
* Review VAT returns
* Liaising with commercial/operational functions regularly regarding financial performance
* Delivering integrated budgets and quarterly reforecasts
* Managing the production of and reviewing year end audit packs

Key skills & experience required:
* ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
* Strong communicator and leadership skills with proven experience of managing a team
* Ability to challenge and influence senior management
* Statutory and management reporting background
* Excellent numerical, analytical and problem-solving skills
* A proactive, self-starter with examples to date of process improvement and challenging the status quo

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic qualified accountant with clear gravitas and drive to join a business which will provide lots of autonomy to add value and make a significant mark across the Group.

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