Group Financial Controller
Our client is a successful and growing business, setting the standards for excellence in this highly competitive sector. The group is completely focused on their Client needs, providing the best technical and cost effective solutions, whilst providing staff a great team working environment and structured career progression.
There is now a requirement to recruit a first class Group Financial Controller, to partner the CFO and on occasion the CEO, mentor and train the finance team, and drive efficiencies and change. Your core responsibility will be to deliver sound financial management and support to the Group to achieve their goal of maximum profitability, whilst continuing to offer a totally professional integrated service worldwide. This includes all day to day Group financial matters relating to the business, ensuring appropriate financial control and management, as well as recruitment, development and retention of the appropriate resource within a diverse and dynamic finance team. You will take ownership for delivery of accurate and informative management information, deliver robust cash management, and lead on any future systems improvements and ad-hoc projects.
We are looking for a graduate qualified Accountant, with previous experience of operating as a Financial Controller or Head of Finance in a fast paced and dynamic international business. It is essential you are comfortable working in a highly entrepreneurial environment, and bring a wealth of people management experience to the team. This is a challenging role, where the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with a broad range of financial and non-financial people is imperative. Strong attention to detail is essential, as is the confidence to challenge the senior team when necessary.
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/