Group Financial Controller

  • Location

    Rotherham, South Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kayley Haythornthwaite

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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We are currently working on behalf a c. 100m T/O business based in Rotherham with their search for a Group Financial Controller. This business has seen steady growth in recent years however are really looking to ramp up their expansion plans for 2021. With this is mind they are looking to appoint a talented Group Financial Controller to work with the existing team to tighten up controls and processes, take the lead on presenting monthly consolidated management accounts and to play a key role in supporting the head of finance with developing the long term strategic plan.

We are looking for a high calibre individual, used to working in a high pressure and fast paced business, with excellent influencing and leadership skills.

Duties include but will not be limited to;

The management of departmental staff which includes recruitment, supervision, performance management, training and development.
Preparation of consolidated monthly management accounts with support of the finance team.
Provide periodic management accounts and annual financial accounts to the Groups' banks, auditors and other users of the company accounts on a timely basis.
Explain key variances to departmental heads on a monthly basis.
Contribute towards the strategic planning process, financial analysis of business development proposals and formulating final plans into financial forecasts.
Overseeing the annual budgetary process and agreeing budgets with department heads.
Monitoring and reporting budgetary performance to budget holders
Set up and ensure maintenance of rolling cash flow forecasts, management of short-term cash position and liaising with the Group's bankers
Explore and analyse new business opportunities and/or acquisitions to share with the necessary Department Heads and/or Directors

Attributes required:

CIMA / ACA or ACCA qualified
Significant proven experience at Financial Controller level, hands on Accountant who can also add value with strategic long term planning
Motivated, results driven and passionate about improving process, controls and efficiencies
A strong leader who has a track record in developing part qualified accountants

For more information please contact Kayley Haythornthwaite

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

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