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Financial Controller

Financial Controller

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Senior Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £80000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lauren Druce

  • Contact email:

    ld@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000007549_1574419667

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-22

  • Startdate:

    26/09/2019

  • Consultant:

    Lauren Druce

Technically Strong Financial Controller / Central London / Banded Multi-Site Leisure / £80,000 + Benefits


A technically strong Financial Controller is required for a growing, multi-site leisure business with a strong brand name and an impressive track record of growth. This is a key appointment within the finance function as the business continues to expand and is looking strengthen its reporting capability.

The Financial Controller will have full ownership for all areas of group finance and reporting as well as delivering process and controls improvements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Taking ownership of the production of high-quality financial accounts and reports for both monthly internal management and statutory purposes
  • Driving through best practice by identifying process and controls improvements for financial reporting and then implementing the identified changes
  • Building a 'best in class' transactional accounting function, providing strategic oversight and direction for all transactional accounting including AP, AR and general ledger
  • Identifying and driving actions to simplify operational procedures, implement process efficiencies, and establishing and embedding improved reporting frameworks
  • Leading, mentoring and developing the finance team


Experience Required:

  • Qualified accountant
  • Strong technical background with experience of group financial reporting
  • Proven track record of process improvement and delivering efficiencies within a change environment
  • Team management
  • Owning cashflow management
  • Hands on and able to immerse in the detail
  • Flexible thinking with a dynamic and innovative approach to new business challenges

The Financial Controller will be a confident self-starter, with have exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and build strong relationships. You will have the credibility and gravitas to challenge current thinking and influence in a positive and constructive manner. With clear enthusiasm and drive you will thrive in a change environment.


If you are interested in applying for this Financial Controller role please apply below.