Group Financial Controller

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
Gloucestershire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Jul 2019
Closes
19 Jul 2019
Ref
1198744045
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Michael Page have partnered with a leading manufacturing group in Gloucestershire to hire a Group Financial Controller to strengthen their group function with a focus on managing integration of new businesses.

Client Details

My client is a growing manufacturing business in Gloucestershire currently north of £100mill t/o with investment to continue growth through acquisition at 20% y.o.y. The business is maturing quickly and recognises the need for external hires to influence their strategy.

Description

Based in Gloucestershire, this is a number 2 role as Group Financial Controller underneath an impressive CFO. Managing a broad finance team this roles offers the autonomy in a fast-growth, highly acquisitive business to embed structure across the finance team whilst driving their continuous improvement and best practice agendas. A good understanding of a manufacturing environment would be beneficial.
  • Financial accounting
  • Management accounting
  • Transactional accounting
  • P&L, balance sheet and cash flow management
  • Key liaison for auditors, suppliers and banks
  • Financial control and compliance, including VAT, PAYE
  • Support the wider finance team to ensure a collaborative partnership with FP&A and commercial teams
  • Supporting the CFO and SLT with various ad-hoc projects

Profile

The successful Group Financial Controller will be currently operating at Financial Controller or Head of Finance level, with a passion for leading large teams. The business require someone who is technically gifted and controls focused, ideally with experience of working across more than one subsidiary or working in a group environment.
  • Qualified Accountant with a minimum of 5 years PQE (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Strong focus on appropriate controls and attention to detail
  • Up to date technical accounting skills and current ownership for maintaining and improving the month end process
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead teams of 10 persons+ with a clear focus on people development and succession planning
  • Strong systems skills
  • Strong communication skills

Job Offer

£75,000 - £85,000 (with potential flex) + Benefits

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