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Group Financial Controller

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + equity + bonus + benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Andy Myerson
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 01 June 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000012682_1683043825

EXCLUSIVE ROLE: I am supporting a Private Equity backed technology group with their search for a Group Financial Controller. The company have successfully designed, marketed & launched a cutting edge consumer tech product which has quickly become a market leader across several global markets. They have developed additional products for launch throughout 2023 and aim to sell the business in the next 2-3 years.

This is a unique opportunity to gain invaluable experience in a fast-paced Private Equity environment at a number two level whilst supporting a proven, experienced CFO who is keen to develop others.

The Group Financial Controller will enjoy the following responsibilities:

  • Lead, manage & develop the reporting team (5 staff); support the wider FP&A team when required.
  • Provide an accurate & timely month-end close process with reconciliations, analysis & commentary.
  • Oversee all aspects of compliance; e.g. audit, tax, monthly returns to funders, statutory accounts.
  • Deliver weekly cash-flow reporting to the Board and other key stakeholders.
  • Develop a scaleable set of internal control processes that can be applied on a global scale.
  • Maintain standard stock costs; ensure stock issues are managed promptly with retail / wholesale partners.
  • A broad range of ad hoc projects including supporting refinancing activity.

The ideal candidate for the position of Group Financial Controller will:

  • Be a hands-on qualified accountant who wishes to work in a fast-paced, international PE environment.
  • Ideally possess a background in consumer products (e.g. retail, wholesale, FMCG or related).
  • Evidence sound problem solving & analytical skills as well as strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate proven staff management & development skills.
  • Be commercially aware and confident when liaising with both internal and external stakeholders.

Salary: £80-95k + bonus + equity + benefits.