Group Financial Controller

Portsmouth Permanent £90,000 - £110,000 per year
  • Dynamic and fast paced role
  • plenty of opportunity to add value and influence change

About Our Client

Our client provides a high quality service to their customers across the South coast with an ever developing mindset to improve their level of service.

Job Description

  • Work closely with the Chief Financial Officer to develop and execute the financial strategy of the business, undertaking the role as deputy to the Chief Financial Officer as and when required.
  • Establish strong relationships with business leaders, financial stakeholders (lenders/shareholder) and external professional advisers.
  • Leadership responsibility for the delivery of financial accounting and controls, consolidations, statutory reporting, technical accounting expertise and efficient financial operations.
  • Develop and implement high quality, insightful reporting, and robust forecasting.
  • Ensure accurate and timely preparation of financial statements in compliance with UK GAAP or IFRS.
  • Lead the annual budgeting process, working with department heads to set financial targets and goals.
  • Overseeing tax planning initiatives and ensuring compliance with tax regulations.
  • Oversee audits, including liaising with auditors and ensuring audit recommendations are addressed.
  • Collaborate with the managers of the financial control and operations functions to ensure finance team members have the relevant training and resources to deliver the work required, and that key processes are documented.

The Successful Applicant

  • Have a proven track record of leading a finance function or team, and accounts production within a complex group or regulated business environment.
  • Be an excellent communicator with a track record of building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, investors, financial institutions, HMRC and Auditors and Advisors.
  • Be a fully qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA or equivalent) with significant post qualification experience.
  • Have proven experience of designing and implementing zero-based budgeting processes.
  • Have strong working knowledge of statutory accounting and tax legislation.

What's on Offer

A great opportunity to join a dynamic business which invites a Senior Finance profile to influence positive change across the organization and really make it their own.

Thomas Tully
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Phone number
+44 238 068 2215

Job summary

Job function
Financial Controller
Energy & Natural Resources
Contract type
Consultant name
Thomas Tully
Consultant phone
+44 238 068 2215
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