Commercial Financial Controller

Recruiter
Walker Hamill
Location
West London
Salary
£80,000 - £90,000
Posted
04 Oct 2018
Closes
18 Oct 2018
Ref
LJ49842
Responsibilities
Accounting, Finance, Strategy
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

Our client is a £60m turnover, highly profitable division of a renowned international company. The division is split into a number of different business units across e-commerce and consultancy, and continues to grow organically and through diversification acquisitions.

Due to a transformation drive and a move towards a commercial forward looking business, an opportunity has arisen to join, in a highly influential capacity. We are seeking a commercially orientated financial controller to work closely with the business Finance Director to help in both guiding finance and contributing to driving the business forward. The Financial Controller will ensure that strong controls and KPI’s are in place to enhance visibility and commercial insight and ultimately enhance the visibility and management of the business. The business operates under a matrix structure and will therefore require a flexible self-starting individual to be able to adapt. 

The ideal candidate will be a graduate, qualified accountant with previous financial control experience, ideally from a ‘Blue Chip’. You will ideally have previous experience in a matrix organisation; has commercially relevant knowledge of IFRS and good corporate governance, as well as knowledge of other reporting requirements. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to quickly form working relationships and gain credibility across different levels and disciplines are essential. High quality analytical skills and the ability to quickly review and understand business models and strategies are important. Candidates will need to be able to innovate and deliver change, as well as be comfortable with challenging current practices.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a business that continues to outperform the current market and offers genuine long-term career opportunity. For Further Information please contact Louise Jeffrey by clicking on Apply providing a CV and quoting reference LJ49842.

Walker Hamill has been a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for almost 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed companies, private equity-backed businesses and privately owned, early stage ventures. We recruit across all sectors, but have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma/biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure and business services. We have offices in the UK, Switzerland and Australia. For further information, please see http://www.walkerhamill.com/

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