Group Financial Controller

Group Financial Controller

Job Title: Group Financial Controller
Location: London
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 6910
Contact Name: Ciaran Donaghy
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 25, 2019 16:28

Job Description

Group Financial Controller

Are you an ambitious qualified accountant with a passion for developing teams and improving processes? Do you want to work in an innovative, forward-thinking business that invests in its staff and technology in order to stay ahead of the competition? Do you harbour ambitions of being a future Finance Director and are seeking a role where you will be mentored and developed in fulfilling these ambitions? 

I am partnering with an owner-managed IT recruitment business in Central London as they recruit for a Group Financial Controller. Reporting directly into a highly impressive CFO you will have the autonomy to manage the day-to-day finance team as well as receive the guidance and support to enable you to become a future Finance Director. You will be passionate about developing and nurturing your finance team, a stickler for improving processes and will constantly promote the ideal of finance as a commercial value adder to any forward-thinking business.

Key duties include:

  • Producing the Group Management Accounts
  • Developing, mentoring and supervising the finance team
  • Overall responsibility for financial controls and compliance as well as client and candidate compliance (IR35)
  • Statutory reporting
  • Producing year-end audit packs, statutory accounts, and corporate tax returns
  • Building relationships across the senior leadership team
  • Managing external relationships including CID facility with the bank and associated reporting

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a member of a professional accountancy body (CIMA, ACCA)
  • Have experience mentoring and developing finance teams
  • Have demonstrable experience of continuous process improvement 
If you're a driven, ambitious Financial Controller with a desire to progress into a Finance Director in the near future while driving continuous process improvements under the tutelage of an experienced an impressive CFO then this is the role for you. Shortlisting is currently underway so apply now to avoid missing out. 

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