Group Financial Controller

England, London
£75,000 - £90,000 per annum + bonus + competitive benefits
30 Jun 2018
14 Jul 2018
Julie Peacock
Senior Management
Accounting, Analyst, Finance, Strategy
FMCG / Retail
Contract Type

Our client - a successful international retailer is currently seeking a Group Financial Controller to manage a team of 10 with 3 direct reports. This is a pivotal role within the business and requires a technically strong professional who possesses previous management experience, ideally with qualified, part qualified and transactional level teams. Applicants must thrive within a fast paced forward thinking retail environment.

Reporting directly to the CFO you will be asked to take on a broad and key role to the business.

Key responsibilities will include the following:

  • Management of a team of 10 to include 3 direct reports
  • Manage the timely and accurate delivery of monthly management accounts
  • Lead the development of financial reporting systems and processes
  • Manage the year end audit and relationship with the auditors
  • Provision of technical leadership across the business
  • Lead the AP, AR and cash collection procedures
  • Manage and lead the development of all cash management and planning
  • Directly support the CFO and Head of Finance with on going operational and strategic projects to support a constantly evolving business which will continue to invest moving forwards

Applicants must possess the following:

  • Previous experience in a Financial Controller role ideally within a multi-national retail environment
  • A qualified ACA/ ACCA or overseas equivalent with significant post qualified experience
  • Ability to think at both a strategic and operational level to help drive the business forward
  • Experience of working successfully with both finance and non-finance professionals

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