Financial Controller - Fast Growth FMCG.

Marks Sattin (UK) Ltd
12 May 2017
11 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An innovative and fast paced consumer business requires a technically strong Financial Controller to oversee the day to day operations of the finance team, to oversee a period of planned positive change, and to implement robust controls and systems for a future IPO.

Duties to include:

  • Management and development of 6 direct reports.
  • Playing a key, and hands on role, in the month end and year end process.
  • Preparation of group management accounts, P&L, and balance sheet.
  • Close management of cash flow, providing regular forecasts and updates.
  • Running weekly review meetings with the CEO, and other executive staff.
  • Increasing the visibility of results and presenting this to the business.
  • Management of the financial accounting activities, to include year end statutory accounts and the interim, and full year audit.
  • The development of all reporting, systems, finance processes, and controls.
  • The implementation of a robust controls environment.
  • Supporting the Finance Director and Executive team with achieving the businesses strategy and aims, as well as with ad hoc projects and initiatives.
  • Acting as key point of contact for any technical accounting queries.
  • Management of treasury activities.

Candidate requirements:

  • Qualified accountant, with a strong preference for an ACA qualified individual.
  • Excellent technical accounting experience.
  • Experience gained from within a structured and established finance function/business.
  • The ability to business partner a variety of individuals.
  • Proven ability to influence and drive changes at all levels.
  • Prior experience of change management/rapid growth environments would be a distinct advantage.
  • Self motivated.