Group Financial Controller
Penhill Jones is currently recruiting a Group Financial Controller for a leading professional services business based near Milton Keynes.
The Group FC reports directly to the CFO and works directly with all senior operational leaders across the business. As the GFC, you will lead the robust reporting processes and controls and ensure systems are developed across the group. You will be the main lead for all statutory and tax reporting and head up the central finance function.
The successful role holder will have exposure to the UK C Suite along with the international board and will be integral to the growth of the UK business.
Management of the central finance team and its interactions with remote teams and other corporate functions
Ensure that robust and appropriate financial controls exist within the business
Provide technical expertise for the business on accounting standards (IFRS)
Lead the internal reporting processes for the UK business
Preparation of consolidated statutory accounts
Act as the functional lead on the finance system
Day to day management of treasury
Capital expenditure reporting
Ad hoc projects including due diligence of potential acquisitions
A fully Qualified accountant (preferably ACA)
Technical knowledge of IFRS and its application
Experience of managing audits, producing consolidated statutory accounts and developing financial controls
Experience of tax reporting ideally with exposure to international tax
Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage with staff across the business both finance and non-finance.
Strong commercial and financial skills with some exposure to transactional finance (AP/AR and Payroll)
Strong computer skills (Excel etc)
Implementation and or use of SAP
Ability to work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining an excellent standard of work
Previous team management experience is preferable
Salary-Up to £85,000 plus bonus and an excellent benefits package (including car)
Location: Bedford | Salary: 70000 - 85000 per year | Job type: Permanent | Posted: 21/06/2019