Group Financial Controller

Nelson Chambers
13 Apr 2017
13 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A multinational manufacturing firm with head offices based near Dartford have instructed Nelson Chambers to search for Group Financial Controller, to report directly to the board.

This is a newly created role and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to progress to a full board member. This role will particularly suit candidates with experience within OMBs, SMEs or other highly entrepreneurial organisations.

It will be expected that you will take full ownership/accountability for all financial operations of the business and move the finance function in a "business partnering" model that adds value through challenging assumptions, providing detailed analysis, advice and clear communication.

You will manage and motivate a competent accounting team

Key deliverables include:

  • Preparation of full statutory and management accounts
  • Liaise with external suppliers including auditors
  • Preparation of budgets, forecasts, commercial KPIs and business plans
  • Managing all group tax
  • Ownership and improvement of internal controls, systems and processes

To succeed in this role you will:

  • Be a qualified accountant
  • Have ambitions to become a full board director
  • Be able to demonstrate tangible results in all the above deliverables
  • Be able to undertake occasional international travel
  • Have the gravitas to be a member of the senior leadership team of the business.