Group Financial Controller

  • Location

    Crewe, Cheshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting Jobs, Accountant Jobs, Industry Jobs

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  • Salary:

    Up to £80000.00 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Holidays

  • Contact:

    Ashley Unsworth

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Financial Controller - £80k

Crewe, Cheshire

Our client is a highly ambitious and successful group of companies with twenty locations across the UK. They have now been operating for 25 years and have helped more than half a million people with their services.

Specialising in aiding people following a road accident, wouldn't you like to play your part in helping these people at a stressful time?

With a solid, unrivalled reputation for the level of service that their customers receive, supported by various awards and accolades. This is achieved by the agility and flexibility provided by their high-quality people making up the various teams. This is what has led to the company growing and growing, and they are now undertaking multiple acquisitions.

What you will do:

You, the new Financial Controller, will have the responsibility to ensure that the preparation of accurate and timely monthly management accounts for all 7 trading and several non-trading companies. You hold responsibility for all journals and final general ledger balances including the review of month-end balance sheet reconciliations and production of statutory accounts. The Financial Controller will oversee the production of the month-end board reports for the US and UK Directors and contribute to budgets and forecasts. The Financial Controller will have accountability for all cashflow and treasury activities, including management of overheads, seeking out areas for improved efficiency and integrate acquisitions and system upgrades.

Your team will include 9 Management Accountants and 20 Shared Service colleagues whom you will lead, develop and motivate.

Required Skills:

  • Experience in leading a finance team
  • Ability to use foresight and think ahead, anticipating issues before they arise
  • Thorough knowledge of GAAP

Preferred Skills:

  • Sound knowledge of IT and MS Office
  • Excellent communication, written and verbally

Benefits for you:

  • £80k
  • £5.5k Annual Bonus based on company performance
  • £4k Car Allowance
  • Company Contribution Pension
  • 25 Days Holiday Plus Bank Holidays

If you've been waiting for this opportunity, then get in touch and apply now.