Group Financial Reporting Controller

TCM Living
Dudley, West Midlands
£Competitive + Benefits - Including Car Allowance + Private Health Care + Pension
09 Apr 2021
04 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

TCM Living | Group Financial Reporting Controller | Dudley West Midlands | Manufacturing / Retail | £Competitive + Benefits - Including Car Allowance + Private Health Care + Pension



TCM Living is a group consisting of the UK's largest sofa manufacturers operating from four locations nationwide, and trading under Ashley Manor, Alexander & James, AMX Design and Alstons.

Previously each business was independent and privately owned. Now through the successful acquisition and integration of each business over the past five years a group company with a c.£120m turn/over has been formed.

They have recently invested significantly in their technology infrastructure, which will transform the way they support their operations. This commitment, allied to a strong consumer demand cultivated through their distinct brands, suggests a particularly exciting future for the group.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Management of the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable team for Ashley Manor, Alexander & James and AMX.
  • Responsible for managing the company bank accounts and daily cashflow position.
  • Responsible for the delivery of high standards of financial reporting, planning, analysis and commentary.
  • Develop the requirements for the new ERP system for Transaction Processing and Group Reporting and implement throughout 2021 and 2022.
  • Development and enhancement of group financial reporting packs, maintenance of IFS and excel databases.
  • Maintaining a high level of technical accounting knowledge and ensuring accounting policies are kept in line with changes.
  • Preparation of group consolidated accounts in an accurate & timely manner monthly, quarterly and annually.
  • Preparation of financial statements, reporting to internal/external stakeholders of the business.
  • Maintaining a high level of technical accounting knowledge and ensuring accounting policies are kept in line with changes.
  • Manage the planning, budget and forecasting process alongside the FD and CFO.
  • Produce annual statutory accounts for each business entity and consolidation for the group.
  • Preparation of group vat returns quarterly and review of individual entity vat returns.
  • Manage the Group Audit with the external auditors.
  • Government statistics survey and companies house returns filed to deadlines.
  • Co-ordination of yearend tax packs and analysis for all trading companies.
  • Management of UK corporation tax payments on account and returns.  Proactive liaison with external tax advisors to ensure group remains tax compliant and is aware of future changes.
  • Management of the accounts transactional team.
  • Manage Group Funding with Bangkok Bank and ensure drawdowns and repayments are made in a timely manner.

Skills required:

  • ACCA/ACA/ACMA Qualified with minimum 3 years post qualification experience.
  • Ideally a strong practice background with extensive technical accounting knowledge, supplemented by industry experience for multiple entities.
  • Strong technical and analytical skills with the ability to flex between attention to detail and the big picture as required
  • Highly organised with a proactive attitude to meet tight reporting deadlines.
  • Advanced level of IT skills – specifically Excel
  • IFS experience would be useful.
  • A confident and dynamic leader who enthuses and inspires their team.

For more information on the Financial Controller role or to apply with your CV to our retained consultant Bilal Sheikh, please click the apply button below. Please note any direct or 3rd party CVs will be forwarded to SF Recruitment.

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