Green Park

Interim Group Financial Controller (Finance Director Designate)

Recruiter
Green Park
Location
England, London
Salary
£800 - £1,000 per day
Posted
02 Aug 2018
Closes
16 Aug 2018
Ref
BBBH8049
Contact
Will Nash
Position/Level
Director
Responsibilities
Accounting, Analyst, Finance, Strategy
Contract Type
Contract / Interim
Language
English

Role Title: Interim Group Financial Controller (Finance Director Designate)

Day Rate: £800 - 1,000 per day

Target Start Date: September 18

Term: 6 months+

Location: London

Client Description

Major utilities group.

Background of Assignment

As part of a group re-organisation, the finance director of a £1bn t/o company has been appointed as interim MD with immediate effect and now requires the skills of an experienced group financial controller / finance director to take ownership of their finance function.

Assignment Description:

  • Deputise for the interim MD and take ownership of the company's financial activities
  • Manage a team of 25 direct reports and circa 100 in-direct reports, this extends into other functional areas
  • Ensure strong financial control and the production of accurate MI
  • Work closely with the Programme Director who is tasked with implementing a new ERP system
  • Work closely with the company senior leadership team and with the operating company MDs and FDs
  • Support current and future M&A activity

Candidate Description

The client requires the skills of a commercially minded, technical (financial control) financial professional to support them during this transition period. The role is aligned to a Group Financial Controller / Director of Group Finance, of a FTSE 250+ or equivalent organisation. Those from a Finance Director background will be considered if you have spent significant time in a Group / Technical Accounting role(s), at a senior level, working for a FTSE 250+ or equivalent organisation and who enjoys hands-on financial control.

  • Qualified Accountant, ideally ACA given the technical / financial control requirements.
  • Large scale company background, aligned to the requirements stated above.
  • Immediately Available

For more information, please contact Will Nash

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