qualified financial controller, multi site, multi currency, consolidation, year end, audit.
£80000 - £85000 per year + +bonus
Choralis Consulting have instructions to recruit a financial controller.
The Company:- Is a leading international multi-channel retailer. The company was founded over 25 years ago and the group generate revenues in access of £400m.It employs a workforce of over 3000 from over 1200 sites. Their customers list as some of the biggest corporates in their sector. In the UK, the company operates from over 200 outlets and manufacturing sites which serves some of the UK's leading corporates in their sector.
The role:- Reports to the UK CFO and will provide leadership, support and development to the finance department, oversee all day-to-day accounting operations, accurate monthly management accounts incl:- variance analysis, trends, risks and opportunities. Challenge the business on deviations to plan, ensure all internal and external reporting meets deadlines,
lead projects related to implementing improved procedures and strengthen controls whilst driving accuracy and efficiency. Manage cash flow, banking relationships and identify working capital improvements and coordinate the preparation of the budget and forecasting
Manage the audit process Support the business with insights, growth initiative and decision-making processes. Reporting across multiple companies / business units
including the consolidation of financial statements within a multi-currency environment
Provide Adhoc analysis/project work as required
The person:- Graduate, qualified ACA/ACCA, ideally within a Top audit firm, then gained exposure in change management within a larger corporate environment. Having held a similar FC role with at least 3to5 years PQE of supervisory and management experience.
Comfortable leading from the front and taking early responsibility with strong people manager skills, able to manage a team of 14 qualified/non-qualified accountants.
Strong desire to mentor, motivate and bring the team on whilst applying best practices processes and controls to ensure an effective and efficient accounting operation is achieved. A resilient hands on controller with strong analysis and problem solving skills knowledge of digital technologies, Advanced Excel (lookups/pivot tables) w