Group Financial Controller

Location North London
Position Type Full-time
Fixed Salary (annually) £90,000 - £120,000
JOB REF: VAC-17841

Published: May 2, 2023 1:44 pm

Our client is one of the UK’s leading Wholesale & Distribution companies dealing with a multiple range of lifestyle products. Our client is currently recruiting an experienced and ambitious qualified Accountant to act as Group Financial Controller during a time of growth and expansion.

Our clients are offering hybrid working, parking and BUPA healthcare amongst an array of other benefits.

With several branches based across the UK, this role will be challenging, varied and will consist of the following:

• Leading, motivating and supervision of the accounts department team of 4
• Plan the year end close & audit close with detailed achievable timelines
• To ensure rigorous financial control and reporting environment for the group
• Lead the budget process for the full group companies
• Preparation of board packs for the shareholders with detailed pack to show the monthly results with commentary on Margin & Overheads
• Ensure the continuous innovation, improvement and completion of monthly management accounts (balance sheet reconciliation, monthly variance reporting, accruals and prepayments, P&L review etc)
• Co-ordinate deadlines and activities of team to meet corporate objectives
• Discuss, plan and communicate Audit plan with Auditors and team to achieve the timeline
• Overall review of monthly management accounts
• Financial advice and guidance
• Prepare and discuss the KPI (SL, PL & Management Accounts) with the team and ensure smooth running of the business.

Key skills:
• Qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA
• Previous experience working as a Group Financial Controller
• Experience within the wholesale or distribution sectors is highly desirable however not essential
• Strong IT skills / working knowledge of various accountancy applications
• Experience in managing and leading a team

Our client is offering excellent career prospects, progression and a generous package to the successful candidate. Contact us to discuss this role in further detail.


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