Group Financial Controller

Nigel Wright
North East England
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Business

Our client is recruiting a Group Financial Controller to take ownership for finance across the organisation. Based in Co Durham, this business has an international footprint and ambitious growth plans over the next 2-3 years - both organic and acquisitive. It's an exciting time to join as the company is certainly on an upward trajectory.

The Role

No. 2 position reporting to the CFO, responsibilities include:

  • Day-to-day responsibility for finance function
  • Autonomy to implement infrastructure and controls which will shape the team and support future growth of business
  • Business Partner to the management team, providing steer and advice to Divisional Heads
  • Annual budgeting and forecasting across the Group
  • Monthly management accounts and analysis, including high quality performance review
  • High level MI packs, appropriately informing Board and Investors
  • Treasury management
  • Payroll, credit control and ledgers
  • Annual stat accounts
  • Deputising for CFO when appropriate

The Requirements

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
  • Broad industry-based experience of leading finance teams
  • Vastly skilled in product costings, recoveries and variance analysis. A manufacturing background in particular is highly desirable
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge
  • Capable of forming and developing relationships, demonstrating a true appreciation for effective stakeholder engagement
  • R&D project accounting experience
  • ERP systems implementation
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Experience of corporate transactions
  • A strong communicator credible across entire business, including Board level

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