A highly successful worldwide recognised organisation is seeking a Financial Controller (Head of Finance) to work in their Central London office. Working closely with the senior management team overseeing the finance function of their largest division of the business, you will be required to be both hands on and strategic. You will work closely with and report into the Directors of the division whilst having a dotted line into the Chief Financial Officer.
Key to this role will be to ensure that the finance function maintains best practice, processes and procedures throughout the financial delivery. You will interact with the senior team to represent finance on a regular basis as required by the business. Also working closely with the business and input on strategic decision making and actions.
It is ideal that you are ACA qualified (or equivalent), Big 4 trained, however these criteria may be flexible if you meet all of the experience criteria and have strong technical skills, exemplary work and academic background. However, it is essential that you are a qualified Chartered Accountant with a breadth of experience gained across a number of successful businesses which could include industries such as retail or financial services. You will be highly experienced at managing relationships and particularly managing a medium sized finance function and delivering robust results and analysis to tight dead-lines, working in a complex and highly commercial environment.
This organisation is a high-profile business and has a leading strategy and delivery policy and require their teams to be passionate and recognise that the business wouldn’t be having the success that they are without their employees. Therefore, they need someone who will be able to motivate, initiate, lead, influence, challenge and negotiate processes, function, objectives to complete the tasks as required and set a high standard of service and a first-class manner to represent the team and business at all levels with both internal and external customers.
There is a full job specification and a lot more detail to know about this role and organisation, but if based on the above information you feel you would like to make us aware of your interest in this position then forward your cv to LNPN Professional Services immediately.
We are carrying out screening on behalf of our client immediately as they are wishing to recruit straightaway. Please note that the salary quoted is to be used as a guideline only and the exact and appropriate salary will be offered to the successful candidate.
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