Our client is large Private Equity backed business and has achieved significant year on year growth which is set to continue.  They have built up a loyal customer base, having established a scalable platform.  The company is led by an experienced management and investor team.   They require a commercially minded yet technically strong Financial Controller to support the growth. 

Responsibilities

  • Develop, document and embed scalable finance processes and controls to support significant company growth, improve team efficiency and reduce reporting timelines.
  • Manage the month end close process and prepare monthly consolidated management accounts and Board pack (P&L, balance sheet, cash flow and KPIs) including detailed commentaries.
  • Closely manage the cash and treasury function: including weekly and monthly multi-currency cash, intercompany funding, bank accounts and FX hedges.
  • Monitor and model forward visibility of banking covenant compliance and other obligations under financing arrangements; including financial forecasting, working capital analysis and preparation of the quarterly bank covenant compliance certificate.
  • Assist the CFO in the preparation of operating budgets / re-forecasts.
  • Act as finance lead in current and future finance transformation projects re: Group’s financial reporting, control and MIS systems to ensure timely, accurate data and analysis to support the quality of management decision making.
  • Ensure HMRC compliance including VAT returns, corporation and other tax returns/reporting.
  • Lead the annual audit process.
  • Keep abreast of developments in accounting standards and advise CFO and Board of their implications for the Group.
  • Manage, motivate and develop the operational Finance team.
  • Ad hoc financial reporting and analysis to support strategic decision making.

Requirements:

  • Degree educated, excellent academics.
  • Qualified Accountant.
  • Team mentoring and management skills.
  • Shows initiative & ambition with the ability and gravitas to influence senior management.
  • Ability to multi-task & excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong technical accounting skills.
  • Commercial acumen and strong Excel skills.
  • Microsoft dynamics experience would be an advantage.
  • An ability to work to tight deadlines.

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