Woodrow Mercer Group
£40000 - £50000/annum
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Financial Controller (ACMA, ACA or ACCA)


Central Leeds

Full time

Our client is a rapidly expanding hospitality group with offices in the centre of Leeds. With instantly recognisable brands, the working environment reflects the ethos of their venues with fun at the core.

Having secured 7-figure investment, the senior finance team of FD and Group FC are heavily involved in strategic matters and therefore require a highly competent, hard-working Assistant FC to manage the accounts team and be responsible for the submission of timely and accurate MI.

With ongoing growth of the team, it's likely that this role will be pivotal in working alongside the senior management and provide an excellent platform for career progression.

The Role

The purpose of this appointment, reporting to the Group FC, will be the following:

* Production of the monthly board pack to include detailed management accounts and analysis;
* Integration of investee businesses as the company continues its acquisition drive;
* Provision of ad-hoc reports and analysis to aid the board in its decision-making;
* The running of the accounts department team;
* Maintaining good relations with the external stakeholders including funders, auditors, key suppliers and customers.

The candidate's experience

You will have a good working knowledge and can demonstrate experience of the following:

* Preferably experience of a retail environment and/or logistics;
* Strong systems and process slant, with a drive to improve at all levels;
* Strong accounting skills and demonstrable evidence of improving & developing MI with a focus on building and implementing a control environment;
* Proven track record of staff management;
* Well-developed leadership and influencing skills, with the ability to motivate and engage individuals at all levels;
* Experience of working in an owner-managed SME;
* Comfortable with a fast-moving and ever-changing environment.

If you match the requirements above then please send your CV and details of your current remuneration. Given the high volume of applicants envisaged, we may not be able to respond to everyone individually