Group Financial Controller/Deputy Finance Director

Posted 18 June by Global Accounting Network Easy Apply

I am recruiting for a Group Financial Controller/Deputy Finance Director for an educational courses business who are private equity backed, circa £100 million turnover. This position is based close to Lewisham, paying £85,000-95,000. This position will work directly for a CFO and be involved in not just group control, but M&A, business partnering and also financial planning. It could eventually take over from the CFO in the short to medium term.

The ideal candidate will be on no more than 2 months notice preferably, though we will look at 3 months notice

The Group FC will have full ownership of month end processing, including preparation of monthly accounts (P/L, B/S, C/F and KPIs) and reporting financial information to the Board. FC will also be responsible for the preparation of group statutory accounts, management of detailed budget process and expected to add value to a number of growth accelerated projects. They will manage a team of 5 people.

Other responsibilities will include covenant testing, cashflow forecasting, enhancement of best of class systems and controls. This position will be the interface between the auditors and the business and responsible for driving strong MI and business partnering for the group.

The ideal candidate must be a qualified accountant ACA/CIMA/ACCA who has held a Financial Control role before and have excellent academics. The culture is very flexible, down to earth and someone will enjoy working within this PE backed sizeable business

Reference: 35417734

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