Group Financial Controller

Job Overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Group Financial Controller to join our close-knit group of businesses. We have a strong and experienced finance function and are seeking an accomplished finance professional to support the growth of the team and the wider group. Our group consists of two recruitment companies, a digital marketing agency, a training company and IT solutions company. The CEO also owns 2 x property investment companies, property investment partnership, and a property portfolio, which require management alongside the Accounts Assistant.

Main Duties and Responsibilities will include;

* Managing Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Management Information reporting including P&L and Balance Sheets

* Responsible for producing headline information sent to stakeholders

* Contributing to business plans and forecasting, crucial for investment decisions

* Understanding and influencing the drivers of performance to positively impact the top and bottom line

* Providing proactive, insightful and high quality analysis to support key decision making

* Managing the annual Year-End Accounts processes

* Developing cash flow reporting information and working alongside departments to manage payment and collection processes

* Developing and maintaining budgets/forecasts for monthly, quarterly and annual periods in relation to the P&L and cash flow

* Identifying opportunities and executing finance transformation projects to improve financial systems and processes

* Developing and tracking of financial performance measures and quality KPIs

* Producing ad-hoc reports to communicate financial performance to management

* Undertaking various other duties within the finance department as required

Essential Skills/Competencies

· Qualified in a recognised accounting qualification (CIMA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent)

· Minimum 5 years’ experience in similar or relevant roles

· Proficiency with Microsoft Office (especially Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word)

· Knowledge of a range of IT finance platforms, processes, systems architecture and integrated systems solutions (ERP)

· Experience in developing management reports and application of business intelligence tools

· Excellent communication skills

· High level of commercial acumen

· Good time management skills

· Flexible approach to tasks and teamwork

· Detail orientated, analytical, problem solving

· Ability to work to tight deadlines, prioritise work load and deliver high quality and timely information

· Ability to handle high levels of pressure and critical decision making

· A proactive individual who takes ownership of their role, with the drive and ambition to progress

· Open, friendly person who is keen to develop and work as part of a team

· Trustworthy and maintains a high level of confidentiality

· Ability to build effective working relationships and influence key stakeholders

Systems Used

* Lotus notes (order processing)

* Xero (Back end accounts)

* Excel spreadsheets (Management Info, management accounts)


Plus benefits

SK4, Cheadle, Borough of Stockport

Full Time


Job Detail
  • Offerd Salary0- £15,000
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