Group Financial Controller

Gleeson Recruitment Group
75000.00 GBP Annual
04 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Contract Type

Gleeson recruitment are working a large group based in Walsall to assist in the recruitment of a Group Financial Controller.

Based at the head office, the Group Financial Controller will manage a local team whilst also working with colleagues across the groups subsidiary's.

Reporting into the CFO, the Group Financial Controller will be responsible for:

- Management and development of the Group Finance Team
- Consolidation of monthly financial results
- Development of business wide financial controls, risk management and corporate governance procedures
- Managing the audit relationship and liaising with external advisers on tax and treasury matters

- Management of the transnational finance team

- Supporting the CFO on key initiatives such as finance restructuring, M&A projects and systems implementation projects
- Production of annual Statutory Accounts
- Ownership of Corporation Tax, PAYE and VAT returns
- Monitoring bank balances / forecasts and execution of currency hedging strategy

Key experience / skills required for the Group Financial Controller:

- Fully qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA) with a least 5 years post qualification experience
- Strong focus on controls and processes and a high attention to detail
- Up-to-date technical skills and confident preparing UK statutory accounts
- Good UK tax knowledge and the ability to work closely with external advisers would be advantageous
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Strong people manager who can evidence prior development of staff
- Confidence to challenge the regional Finance Directors whilst maintaining a positive working relationship

Group Financial Controller