Financial Controller - Fast Growth FMCG.

Recruiter
Marks Sattin (UK) Ltd
Location
London
Salary
85000.0000
Posted
12 May 2017
Closes
11 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.