Group Financial Controller

5 days left

£60000 - £80000 per annum
07 Jul 2021
04 Aug 2021
Aaron Conneran
Job Title
Financial Risk
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company

Axon Moore are partnering with an exceptional marketing leading high growth PE backed retail business at very exciting time as they aim to double in size over the next 12 - 18 months through both acquisitions and organic growth.
This is a fast-paced company with a great culture; allowing for excellent career progression for the right individual. It is an excellent time to join the business as they embark on a journey of rapid growth, supporting and preparing the business for exit (most likely PE or IPO) is a key part of this role as is developing systems and processes to ensure that they maintain a robust financial reporting environment as the business grows.  Reporting in to the CFO the role holder will work closely with the commercial FC and initially have three direct reports although it is envisaged that this will grow particularly as we acquire businesses.

Salary – £60k - £80k depending on experience.
Location – Cheshire

Main Duties 
  • Responsibilities for the reporting line of the management accountant, purchase ledger clerk and sales ledger clerk. Setting objectives, day to day management & development.
  • Production of management accounts (within Sage) population of excel management accounts pack and production of board pack aspects.
  • Analysis of month end variances
  • Production (and development) of month end balance sheet lead schedules.
  • Development of the finance function ensure that systems and processes are capable of supporting a three fold increase in transactions, moving form a single site to multiple locations.
  • Mentoring and development of the finance team
  • Responsibility for year end audit and production of IFRS statutory accounts.
  • Responsible for monthly Pay roll and associated HMRC returns
  • Responsible for day to day operational finance (payment runs, payments and receipts processing.)
  • Responsible for quarterly VAT submissions
  • Oversight of stock factoring facility
  • Submission of monthly private equity returns
  • Population of year end tax packs..
  • Significant involvement in the exit process (IPO of PE)
  • Integration of acquisitions as they arise
  • Undertaking ad-hoc projects as they arise.
Person specification
  • Technically strong and professionally qualified ACA.
  • Ambitious qualified finance professional
  • Excellent communication skills, able to converse at all levels throughout the business.
  • Challenge the status quo and look to improve the reporting environment.
  • Self starter and able to prioritise work load.  
  • Excellent Excel skills and good IT skills generally. 
For immediate consideration or more information on the role, please contact Aaron Conneran at Axon Moore on 07503 621 256

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