UK Financial Controller

Leicester Permanent £95,000 - £105,000 per year
  • UK Financial Controller
  • Newly created leadership opportunity - Leicestershire

About Our Client

My client is a global organisation with a strong footprint here in the UK where they employ around 5,000 people. My client provides a diverse range of services to millions of users,whose lives they benefit and directly impact as a result.

Job Description

  • Oversight of all financial reporting both internal and external
  • Management of the tax affairs of the UK business including HMRC relationship
  • Ownership of the external audit relationship
  • Drive ownership and accountability within the function and aid commercial decision making
  • Managing the team to deliver transactional support services to the business including Payroll, AP and Employee Expenses. Strong leadership of the team to motivate, develop and support individuals performance and progression.
  • Lead change management programmes to develop back office services and investment in technology to drive improvements
  • Be an active part of the Finance Leadership Team, working alongside the UK FD and Divisional FDs to deliver on the overall priorities of the finance function

The Successful Applicant

Qualifications and/or Experience

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent) with a minimum of 5 years PQE.
  • Strong understanding of technical accounting and statutory requirements
  • Experience of leading a finance team.
  • Process improvement and change management experience.
  • Good understanding of internal control environments and preferably SOX experience.

Individual competencies

  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.
  • Highly numerate with strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to get into the detail when required but also see the big picture.
  • Strong people management and team motivation
  • Ability to present and explain complex business issues clearly to stakeholders.
  • Ability to perform comfortably in a fast paced, deadline orientated work environment.
  • Pro-active style with an ability and desire to drive change.

What's on Offer

£95,000 - £105,000 + car allowance and benefits

Hybrid working - 2 x a week in the office in Leicester

Yasmin Kyriacou
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Phone number
+44 116 282 1577

Job summary

Job function
Financial Controller
Business Services
Contract type
Consultant name
Yasmin Kyriacou
Consultant phone
+44 116 282 1577
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