Group Financial Controller

Group Financial Controller

Job Title: Group Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: The Cotswolds
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 6501
Contact Name: Barney Capstick
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 01, 2019 11:39

Job Description

Group Financial Controller

A highly successful, rapidly growing professional services based business is seeking a sharp, commercially orientated Group Financial Controller to join their ranks at a crucial point, helping aide the company with its continued monumental growth.


The company boasts a culture that promotes excellence, always seeking ways to improve and increase their turnover. This is evident from their very ambitious growth plans, seeking to increase their turnover from £21 million to £100 million in just 5 years. With plans in place to go through a private equity backing in the future, this is an exciting time to be joining the business. The role offers you the chance to grow in an aggressive yet supportive manner.


Initially a stand-alone role, it is integral to the companies continued growth. The Group Financial Controller will be swiftly allowed to grow a finance team in their image. As such a clear progression plan is in place, with a path to Finance Director.


The key responsibilities include:

  • Bringing all finance functions in house, as swiftly or slowly as you see fit
  • Looking after the budgeting and forecasting for all businesses within the group
  • Building a finance team, hire any roles required on a timescale of your choosing
  • Critically evaluate the financial performance of the business and proactively bring to management’s attention areas of financial or operational inefficiency and recommendations for improvements.
  • Being a key figure in the companies decision making, giving strategic advice to the CEO
  • Initially dealing with all the required financial activities in a top to bottom manner


The ideal Group Financial Controller will have:

  • A full accounting qualification, either CIMA, ACA or ACCA
  • Experience of working within the professional services’ sector
  • A strong commerciality to their previous experiences in finance  
  • Experience at a transactional level due to the initial top to bottom nature of the role

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