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Group Financial Controller

Group Financial Controller

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Senior Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £400 - £500 per day

  • Contact:

    Ruth Sinclair

  • Contact email:

    ruths@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000006578_1551692914

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Group Financial Controller

Are you a highly technical accountant looking to work for a great brand within the FTSE 250?
Are you looking to have autonomy in your role and gain exposure to city facing c-suite stakeholders on a day to day basis?
Are you interested in working in a dynamic and vibrant working environment?

A listed FMCG business based in West London is currently recruiting for an Interim Group Financial Controller to join their rapidly growing finance team


Responsibility will include:
·Manage the head office accounting and Group reporting functions and provide a clear point of excellence for the divisional finance teams as well as working closely with the CFO and other stakeholders
·Ensuring completion, presentation and analysis of the monthly management accounts and executive reports, half and full year statutory reporting and the business plan, budget and forecasts.
·Develop reporting and management information across the group, including identifying and delivering process improvements. Build relationships with the wider business to act as a key interface between Group finance and the business.
·Typical project work could include assist with a new finance system M&A/due diligence including financial integration of new entities and acquisition accounting; IT projects; bank refinancing or review of business processes and sharing/roll out of best practice.

Key Skills:
·Qualified accountant ideally ACA with relevant post qualification experience, some of which should ideally be in a group environment.
·Ability to communicate positively and effectively with people at all levels including executive directors, divisional finance directors and financial controllers, finance/non-finance staff and external advisors. You should be able to build bridges and develop relationships.
·Excellent analytical skills and a good eye for detail