We only look to work with controllers who are seeking truly challenging, 'head above the parapet' roles, and who have a real desire to be involved in building their company's success.

Below are a selection of current and recent assignments.

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Interim Financial Controller

Salary:
£450.00 per day
Location:
Bracknell
Type:
permanent
Reference:
THCS001

The Interim Financial Controller position is an initial 3-month contract working for a fast growing construction business in Berkshire. The contract has potential to be extended or to go permanent.

The Interim Financial Controller will be Responsible for all aspects of the company’s financial records up to statutory accounts including monthly management accounts.

Responsibilities will include:

Supervision of management accounts Reporting on budget variances; Provision of regular cash flow information; Annual returns and company secretarial filing Monthly Payroll and Payroll annual returns; Sales ledger and credit control Stakeholder relations; Day to day managing of accounts department Supervision of postings of sales ledger, purchase ledger, nominal ledger; subcontractor ledger Supervision of monthly bank reconciliations and…

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Financial Controller

Salary:
£70,000 - £75,000
Location:
Surrey
Type:
permanent
Reference:
DS20

Our client is a developer and innovator in its market- place with a strong presence across the UK with a growing portfolio across the globe. The business has grown rapidly over the last 5 years and is looking to appoint an ambitious Financial Controller.

This is a very exciting opportunity that will enable you to work across the business, partnering with key stakeholders.

Key responsibilities

Preparation of monthly management accounts Budgeting and forecasting Analysis and identification of trends incorporating business KPI’s Ensuring compliance with financial reporting standards and statutory and regulatory requirements Preparation of annual budgets and accurate cash flow forecasts Ensure Strong Internal control environment Assisting in audit preparation and…

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Finance Manager

Salary:
£55,000 - £65,000
Location:
Central London
Type:
permanent
Reference:
DS19

This creative business is a strong disrupter in the market that it represents, working from this London Head office you will be part of a consultancy who are entering their next growth phase. With over twenty years’ experience in their field this organisation are world class at providing their clients with a very different way solving brands marketing and innovation problems. They are now looking for a Finance Manager to join their team of creatives. As the Finance Manager you will be responsible for the UK and US, managing their day to day finances and managing the small finance team in the UK and US. You will report directly into the CFO.

This creative business is a strong disrupter in the market that it represents, working from this London Head office you will be part of a consultancy who are entering their next growth phase.

With over twenty years’ experience in their field this organisation are world class at providing their clients with a very different way solving brands marketing and innovation problems.

They are now looking for a Finance Manager to join their team of creatives. As the Finance Manager you will be responsible for the UK and US, managing their day to day finances and managing the small finance team in the UK and…

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Group Financial Controller

Salary:
£80-£100k + bonus
Location:
Central London
Type:
permanent
Reference:
JOMOS1

Our Private Equity backed client is a newly formed group comprising two recently purchased companies that are market leaders in their field. This group provides increasingly innovative solutions that embrace digitalisation, supported by emerging technology. With operations in London and Europe the group has growth on the agenda and planned acquisitions. To assist growth a vacancy has been created for a high calibre Group Financial Controller to head up, build and recruit a group function based in Central London. Reporting to the Group CFO the role will take the lead in financial management of the Group and UK business, contributing as a member of the Senior Management team and providing leadership operationally. Pivotal to the role is integration of future acquisitions and involvement with Due Diligence and future transactions. Responsibilities include: • Recruit, build, manage and develop a best-in-class group finance function, providing visible and proactive leadership of the finance function to ensure the team are highly engaged and motivated • Play a lead role in the transformation of the group finance function. This would involve implementing a fully integrated system that will meet the reporting requirements of the business and ensuring that the business is scalable both from a finance and operational perspective. • To identify and develop suitable KPIs to measure performance within the group, undertaking a full review of operational procedures and business critical issues (both operationally and in relation to business development) to identify effective measurement tools and relevant targets that drive revenue growth and increase profitability • Ensure there is enough control and structure to cope with future acquisitions and integrations • The maintenance of accurate group accounting records and preparation of financial statements for audit • To develop and maintain robust, reliable and value-added financial forecasts and reporting processes • The maintenance of policies and procedures to ensure effective and robust internal controls • Work with the Group CFO to support strategic initiatives, reviews and address investor requests • Production of consolidated group reporting (including statutory accounts) and liaison with external auditors • Participating in the senior management team's collective profit and loss responsibility • Develop and maintain a robust cash management system which effectively manages working capital control • Management of the banking relationship • Some travel required to international offices Key requirements for the role: • You will be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) with a minimum of 4 years post qualification experience • You must have experience of managing staff and a track record of developing first in class finance teams • Strong accounting/controlling experience coupled with the ability and desire to step into the CFO role • Good communication and interpersonal skills - equally happy presenting to board directors, external professional advisors and the management team • Ability to work autonomously and own all finance issues • High level analytical skills. Ability to understand the data flows behind the systems, turn transactional data into meaningful management information with spreadsheet or database tools. • Able to build relationships across the organisation and accustomed to working effectively with external advisors • A self-starter, flexible, trustworthy, reliable, driven and hardworking • Committed to making a difference, and motivated by working in a can-do fast pace Private Equity environment • A committed team player with a strong commercial outlook and a hands-on approach If you choose to email us in response to this advert please keep the data you send us to a minimum, i.e. your CV (in Word) , your email address and your contact number. We will store your data for a period of 3 months and will not send it to anyone else without your explicit consent. If we have not contacted you within 3 months (an estimate of the time period that it is likely to take to fill the advertised role) we will delete your data. Here’s a link to our privacy policy. In this policy, you will find information about our compliance with Data Protection Laws. You can find how to send us a request to access your data, request a deletion of your data, correct any inaccuracies or restrict our processing of your data. You have the right to lodge a complaint about the way we handle your data with the Information Commissioner’s Office or you can contact Sarah Hunt for more information or concerns.

Key requirements for the role:

You will be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) with a minimum of 4 years post qualification experience You must have experience of managing staff and a track record of developing first in class finance teams Strong accounting/controlling experience coupled with the ability and desire to step into the CFO role Good communication and interpersonal skills - equally happy presenting to board directors, external professional advisors and the management team Ability to work autonomously and own all finance issues High level analytical skills. Ability to understand the data flows behind the systems, turn transactional data into meaningful management information with…

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Head of Finance

Salary:
£60,000 - £65,000
Location:
London
Type:
permanent
Reference:
DSCC

Our client is an international luxury retailer with a strong emphasis on design for both men and women.  It sells through more than 250 international luxury retailers as well as a number of dedicated stores in London and a strong ecommerce offering.

Having recently received private equity funding to support its next stage of growth, the business is looking to hire a Head of Finance.

This is a very exciting opportunity to join this fast-growing, entrepreneurial business at a pivotal time in its development.  Working closely with the founders, this would suit an ambitious finance professional looking for their first standalone Head of Finance…

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Head of Finance

Salary:
£80-100k + bonus + bens
Location:
South West
Type:
permanent
Reference:
JOBS1

Our client is an exciting awarding winning multi-site business, backed by Private Equity and with an acquisitive agenda.  They have an exceptional management team and are looking to add a Head of Finance in their most acquisitive division.  This role reports directly into the Group CFO but is crucially a partnering role to the Divisional MD. 

They now have in place a talented board and an energetic high calibre commercial Head of Finance is sought to support growth.  Reporting to the Group CFO you will take a key role in acquisitions and drive operational performance, working closely with the Group CFO and Group CEO. …

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Financial Controller

Salary:
circa £70k + Bonus
Location:
Cheshire
Type:
permanent
Reference:
JOTIS

Our client is an acquisitive PE backed group with an expected transaction next year with longer term plans to IPO.  We are seeking an ambitious finance professional with the capability and desire to progress.  Reporting to the Director of Finance you will be responsible for the management of the delivery of the statutory year end accounts, monthly reporting and other external reporting within agreed timetables.

Responsibilities include:

Management of the financial reporting and control team and the supporting the day to day management of the wider finance team alongside your peers in the management accounting, FP&A and credit control teams Managing the planning & preparation of…

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Group Financial Controller

Salary:
£80-£100k + bonus
Location:
London
Type:
permanent
Reference:
JOMOS1

Our Private Equity backed client is a newly formed group comprising two recently purchased companies that are market leaders in their field.  This group provides increasingly innovative solutions that embrace digitalisation, supported by emerging technology.  With operations in London and Europe the group has growth on the agenda and planned acquisitions. 

To assist growth a vacancy has been created for a high calibre Group Financial Controller to head up, build and recruit a group function based in Central London.  Reporting to the Group CFO the role will take the lead in financial management of the Group and UK business, contributing as a member of the…

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Financial Controller

Salary:
Up to £80k + bonus
Location:
London (City)
Type:
permanent
Reference:
JOIIM

Our client is a business services group, with several different business interests.  They are seeking a Financial Controller to work alongside a financially driven entrepreneur supporting all aspects of the organisation.  You will take the lead role in the Finance Function for a fast-growing group of businesses and develop into the FD position in the next 18 – 24 months.  Reporting to the Managing Director, the role has operational autonomy and enables you to generate ideas for growth, contribute to strategy and implement systems improvements. 

Role and responsibility:

To work on all accounting related matters, including business structuring and forecasting To implement new accounting systems and policies To…

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Head of Finance

Salary:
c. £90k + bonus and bens
Location:
London
Type:
permanent
Reference:
JOHOL1

Our client is an award-winning travel company that has experienced rapid growth.  This newly created leadership role will have responsibility for shaping and delivering the full spectrum of financial support. The individual will be a key driver in implementing and creating a first in class finance team, improved systems, business partnering and planning that support strategy. Reporting to the Group CFO and managing a large team, you will have end to end ownership of finance. 

Key Responsibilities:

Provide business partnership support to the senior leadership team Understand the performance drivers across the group and challenge the risks & opportunities Own the preparation of robust business cases in…

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