Group Financial Controller
A Group Financial Controller job in Manchester, team leadership for this acquisitive professional services group.
Your new company
This expanding professional services group in Manchester has been on an acquisitive growth journey in recent years, with extensive M&A activity planned over the next 18 months. The business operates with a collaborative workplace culture and looking to bring someone in to lead the transactional finance team, and deliver on integrating new acquisitions into the existing company structure.
Your new role
Supporting the senior management team, you will manage large transactional finance team in addition to the group financial reporting processes. In this role you will consistently look for ways to improve the financial reporting framework and be responsible for supporting M&A activity by integrating new company acquisitions into the business.
What you'll need to succeed
You will have a sound technical understanding from completing your ACA or ACCA accounting qualification and have a good technical accounting knowledge. Having spent a number of years working in professional services firms you'll understand WIP and consultant utilisation metrics. You'll be a natural team leader and be responsible for motivating a large transactional finance team. You will also have experienced working in a business which has undertaken M&A activity to demonstrate your ability to integrate and align a variety of different business models.
What you'll get in return
You'll be part of a team that collaborates well to get success and support growth conducted across a range of M&A activity. With the previous senior team members being promoted there are internal promotion opportunities to consider should you establish yourself within the organisation.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, please click "apply" and we will revert back to your application as soon as possible.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you're a qualified accountant looking for a new job in finance, please contact Nicholas House at Hays Senior Finance team in Manchester.
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