Financial Controller

England, Essex, Harlow
£95000 - £110000.00 per annum + Benefits
11 Jan 2017
18 Jan 2017
Neil Povey
Job Title
Credit Controller
Experience Levels
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Financial Controller required for a large multi-site retail business to manage and oversee the management and financial reporting in order to give clear insight and to assist the board decision making.

We require someone who is a technically strong Qualified Accountant with a number of years post qualified experience operating within a Plc environment. This is an opportunity to join a fast paced international business who can provide you with rapid career progression. Succession planning is a key focus with this appointment, my client is looking for a candidate who will eventually become Financial Director.

You will lead a large finance team with ownership for:

  • Internal and External Financial Reporting.
  • Aquisition work and associated integration
  • Management Reporting
  • Audit, Treasury and Tax
  • Leading the statutory accounting process.
  • Holding responsibility for the integrity of the financial statements
  • All transactional accounting including Credit Control, AP and AR via a large team.
  • Finance systems development and maintenance, including a transformation project
  • Ad hoc project work

This is a key leadership role within the Finance team working closely with the CFO and Finance Director, which will include you getting heavily involved in a variety of projects as the business continues to evolve.

With lots of exposure to senior stakeholders across the business, we require someone with genuine Gravitas who is credible, confident and brings good initial impact to influence in this fast paced business.

We are looking for a strong leader who the team can look up to, whilst you successfully manage and prioritise the needs of the team.

Yes, you will need to bring strong attention to detail and when required get in to the detail, but it's also imperative that you are able to bring a commercial mind-set to show your bigger picture thinking when reporting the numbers.

This role would suit a qualified accountant ACA or ACCA with a number of years post qualified experience within a similar environment.

On offer is a comprehensive package including car allowance, bonus and fringe benefits