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Interim Group FC

Job Title: Interim Group FC
Contract Type: contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £650 - £700 per day
Duration: 6 Months
REF: CG1401GFC_1547489841
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Our client, a highly regarded brand with a reputation for quality and innovation, is looking for a Group Financial Controller to join its talented team on an initial interim basis.

This is a rare opportunity due to impressive staff retention and talent planning, for a driven and ambitious individual to add significant value in this pivotal role. There will be permanent recruitment running alongside, should the successful candidate be suitable, they can be considered for this also.

The Group Financial Controller will be responsible for the accurate delivery of group consolidated reporting to Senior Management and Stakeholders of the business, ensuring they are in compliance with accounting principles and industry standards.

This is a key senior role within the Group Financial Control Team and is responsible for the provision of financial and accounting support to strategic initiatives.

Key duties
* Delivering timely and accurate monthly consolidated Group reporting, preparing full Group Accounts and resolving accounting issues providing clear direction to leadership team
* Managing and supporting the delivery of a detailed overall year end plan according to Group requirements, with clear accountabilities and timelines
* Overseeing the completion of all group statutory accounts
* Completion of interim and year end external audit processes
* Leading and overseeing the delivery and consolidation of group and local cash forecasts
* Responsible for maintaining a strong, robust financial control environment across the Group
* Leading, coaching and developing the finance team at all levels
* Ensuring system capabilities are used to maximise team performance

Key skills, experience & qualifications required:
* ACA Qualified
* At least 5 years PQE in a similar controls and accounting focused role
* Proven track record managing a finance team, including those at a qualified level
* Credible and charismatic demeanour
* Ambitious and highly self-motivated

On offer is the opportunity to propel your career within a business that has not only gained market dominance, but continues to show impressive growth and future strategy.

Vitae Financial Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.