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Financial Controller

Posted 4 January by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Ended

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced finance professional with knowledge of Financial Services.

Your new company
This Private Equity Backed business with big plans for growth over the coming years is seeking a new senior person with their finance team to work as a forward thinking Financial Controller.

Your new role
You will be expected to significantly raise the profile of finance within the business by using your strong Personal skill and Business partnering experience and quickly build credibility with both internal and external stakeholders. The role will suit candidates with a dynamic, proactive approach with the capability of acting as a genuine deputy to the CFO.On a daily basis you will manage and develop the accounts team to support the commercial ambitions of the business and ensure that strong financial controls, processes and systems operate with absolute integrity. Through analysis and reporting you will need to derive insights that will deliver operational improvements. Drive real change, challenge the status quo and be excited by identifying and delivering process improvements.
You will also Manage, mentor and coach the finance team, building a culture of business support based on data integrity and accuracy, Develop and improve financial controls & processes to ensure the timeliness and reliability of financial information. You will also be responsible for monthly MI including financial statements, full balance sheet reconciliation, board presentations and commentaries with oversight of the group payroll. With Treasury management including daily cashflow forecasting, funding requirements, and covenant reporting. Under the direction o the CFO you will complete forecast and medelling including:

    • Budgeting and forecasting for the current business activities and new initiatives
    • Financial modelling to support the ambitious growth plans

You will liaise with funders, external auditors, advisors and investors and provide effective support & check/challenge to the wider business all the while support the CFO in raising the profile of finance within the business.

What you'll need to succeed

You must be qualified and be able to demonstrate you technically strong ability with excellent communication skills. Your Passion for Customer service will be an essential characteristic and your experience and passion for management and development is essential.

What you'll get in return

In return you will work with a well established yet growing business and play an integral part in raise the profile. You will also receive a competitive salary and development opportunities.

What you need to do now
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Required skills

  • Financial Controller
  • Financial Services
  • Financial Industry

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