Interim Group Financial Controller
Interim Group Financial Controller - £600-£800 per day
MERJE is currently recruiting a high profile interim Group Financial Controller for a leading UK FMCG business which is part of a billion-turnover group which is embarking on a major transformation programme.
Reporting to the CFO the role will take full responsibility for group reporting, tax, treasury and audit, additionally you will head up the shared service centre providing transactional support across the business. Whilst ensuring all reporting is completed in an accurate and timely manner, you will have extensive exposure at board level and take full responsibility for reviewing all procedures to create a best in class reporting performance.
Being a qualified accountant, ideally with experience gained in a big 4 / top 10 firm, you will have strong technical knowledge in addition to demonstrable leadership experience from within a large corporate and complex business environment. Whilst multi-site FMCG / manufacturing experience would be advantageous, it is vital that you can hit the ground running and deliver a year end reporting deadline whilst operating within a challenging environment identifying and implementing process improvement across the finance function.
Profile of Interim Group Financial Controller:
- Qualified ACA/ACCA (or equivalent) from a big 4 / top 10 firm, with an impressive track record operating in a similar Group Financial Controller / Head of Group Reporting in a large corporate business / Plc environment
- Technically proficient and hands on in all statutory reporting and year end accounting including IFRS, UK GAAP and Group Consolidation
- Strong analytical skills with the ability to communicate with real confidence and flair across all levels whilst also influencing decisions with senior stakeholders
- You will be immediately available or availability to start within 1-2 weeks with the drive and determination to deliver this key financial reporting project on time and in line with group reporting standards.
This is a fantastic high level and high profile interim Group Financial Controller opportunity to join a market leading business on a 3 – 6 month interim basis which has the potential to go permanent for the right individual. If interested, please forward your CV for immediate consideration.