Group Finance Controller

02 May 2017
02 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Ref: JI3033

Our client, a PE backed technology and managed services provider is seeking to recruit a Finance Controller on a permanent basis. This company provide a range of services including 24/7 support, technology transformation, cloud services, ERP software implementation and strategic consulting.

Following the completion of a significant equity investment in 2016, our strategy is to continue to deliver significant growth, both organically and through acquisition, evolving our proposition and positioning to reach a broader target audience.

As the Group Financial Controller you will support the wider Finance function in all aspects of accounting, reporting and tax - including acquisition accounting.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Timely and accurate preparation of Group results including multi- currency consolidations; reviewing and understanding variances to budgets and forecasts
  • Production of monthly management / board packs including P&L, BS, Cash flow, KPI’s and ratio’s
  • Implement and maintain financial policies and timetables throughout the Group
  • Manage team in respect of Group reporting & sub ledgers
  • Cash forecasting - including consolidation of forecasts from multiple business units, treasury and working capital Preparation of statutory group consolidated financial statements
  • All aspect of tax compliance and planning
  • Primary day to day contact in the Group Annual Audit process
  • Involvement in the group forecasting and budgeting reporting cycles
  • Preparation of information requests for the various stakeholders
  • Liaison with external advisors, shareholders and banks as required

Key experience

  • ACA / ACCA / ACMA or CIMA Qualified Accountant or equivalent
  • Ideally large and small / medium company experience; bringing both best financial practice, and the knowledge of how to operate and behave in a dynamic, fast-growth environment
  • Experience of going through a transaction and managing people through change, or implementing systems and ensuring best protocol is adhered to - both value add
  • Can demonstrate experience of multi-currency consolidation
  • Excellent working knowledge of FRS102/IFRS and acquisition accounting
  • Proven strong leadership and team management experience, especially in period of growth