Group Financial Controller

Group Financial Controller

  • Location

    Solihull, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance, Qualified Finance

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  • Salary:

    £65000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ben Love

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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Group Finance Controller - Solihul - £65000 - £70000

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Qualified Accountant to join a private equity backed Solihull based business that has doubled in size in the past 2 years with plans to increase turnover again through acquisition and organic growth.

Offering up to £70,000 basic + Benefits

The main responsibility of the role will be the effective delivery of financial reporting and controls along with management of the Finance Team of four people. Critically the role will ensure the appropriate controls are in place, develop and enhance the systems and eventually support and manage the financial direction of this business.

You will be responsible for preparing the consolidated monthly management accounts and providing all the back end commentaries which will be presented to the Board and internal stakeholders, working with the Board to determine commercial insight. Your division will be the largest of the group, have an international reach and will continue to lead the way with group M&A activity.

Additionally you will prepare the annual statutory accounts and manage the relationship with the external auditors. This role will also coordinate the Transactional Team and ensure the correct financial controls are in place for optimum results. The role will also focus on strategic planning and positioning of the business in partnership with the Board.

Essentially, this role will require a qualified CIMA/ACA/ACCA accountant. The incumbent will have a natural flair and ability to challenge and influence senior stakeholders and a desire to manage in a changing and fast paced environment. This is a rare and exciting opportunity for someone possibly looking to make a step up or a move across and make a difference in a company that is going through a period of significant transformation.

Given the global footprint of the organisation, travel will might take place within and outside of the UK.

Additionally you will have excellent communication skills, be a real self-starter capable of working as part of a small team and combine both technical and commercial finance skills.

Experience in sectors such as software, tech or retail are advantageous.

Cherry Professional are recruiting this role on behalf of the client.