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Head of Financial Control

Job Title: Head of Financial Control
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + £8k Car + 12% Bonus + Excellent Bens
Reference: CG0301HFAC_1578078011
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email: charlotte.garfield@vitaefr.com
Job Published: January 03, 2020 19:00

Job Description

Our client, a global market leader and consumer favourite, is looking to source a Head of Financial Control to join its talented team. This is a newly created role, to support the Director in leading a sharp and efficient team, which will be pivotal in achieving ambitious growth targets.

This employer puts progression and development at the very forefront of the agenda and future roles will be on the table both in the UK and overseas, so candidates must be open to international career opportunities in order to fully maximise what this client can offer. Candidates can also be currently based overseas and hoping to relocate to the UK, as they would be open to providing sponsorship for the right individual.

Main duties include:
* Ensuring an effective suite of internal controls to safeguard assets and deliver accurate and timely P&Ls
* Ensuring accuracy of fixed asset register
* Taking the lead role in testing, updated and documenting controls
* Assuming responsibility for defining internal KPIs for completion and reviewing all balance sheet reconciliations, as well as monitoring monthly/quarterly performance
* Responsibility for internal audit liaison
* Identifying value added processes and areas of cost reduction, focus on results to make an impact on the business
* Developing and motivating a team through regular 1-1s, leading by example
* Supporting all aspects of monthly quarterly reporting

Knowledge and skills required:
* Qualified (ACA, ACCA)
* At least 6 years working in a fast-paced, finance function, with previous management experience also
* Excellent communication with the ability to interact with all levels of management
* Naturally analytical in their thinking
* A proactive and positive approach to problem solving
* Flexible attitude
* Proven track record working to tight deadlines with high standards maintained
* Ambitious, self-starter, with a desire to continually learn and improve

This is a truly exciting opportunity for an astute and technically strong senior finance professional to join this brilliant business, well-known for creating a fun and vibrant working environment.