Group Financial Controller

Up to £130k base plus package incl. bonus & benefits
14 Jun 2017
22 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, a high growth privately-owned multinational design business (£350m t/o), based in Surrey, is seeking to appoint a high-calibre Group Financial Controller to report into the CFO and take full responsibility for all group finance activities. Paying £130,000 plus package, the position of Group Financial Controller will play a crucial role in the ongoing growth of the organisation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provision of quality technical and analytical support to the Group CFO
  • Supervise and manage all statutory and management reporting
  • Development and implementation of new controls for all financial reporting across the group
  • Support and manage tax team to develop strategies, policies and plans to ensure that the business is fully tax compliant and has the optimum tax position
  • Work closely and develop good relationships with the business line Directors
  • Play a key role in the global implementation of an ERP system working closely with the other senior finance staff and the IT function
  • Help create an environment of continuous improvement to ensure the business has a robust infrastructure and a finance function that is best in class
  • Lead and develop the a small team of accountants
  • Support the Director of FP&A and Group FP&A on all financial and planning matters

Candidate Profile:

  • Graduate calibre, qualified accountant (ACA) with a progressive record of success
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of a commercial business, ideally through hands-on experience in a line role combined with experience of the workings of a group finance function
  • Strong intellect as well as ability to communicate at all levels
  • Ability to fit within a fast moving, demanding, complex and constantly evolving business
  • ”Can Do, Can Change” attitude with the drive and ambition to succeed

This is a great opportunity to join an industry leader that has a track record for innovation, commitment to sustainability, and passion for its people and clients.

Package: up to £130k base, 20-30% bonus plus package incl. benefits

Location: Surrey