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Accountancy & Finance

Group Financial Controller Permanent

I have the pleasure of recruiting a Group Financial Controller for a large privately owned manufacturing business located in Northumberland.

Reporting to the Financial Director, you will lead a team of accountants responsible for the management of financial information to the board.


Responsibilities will include:


  • Leadership of the group finance teams and overseeing the monthly and quarterly financial reporting and balance sheet management, as well as AP and AR teams
  • Managing relationships with 3rd party advisors including group insurers, auditors and pension providers
  • Improve KPI reporting, analysis and interpretation of performance data and forecast results, and preparation of subsequent trend analysis
  • Acting as a deputy to the CFO and performing the role of a leader in the business, ensuring the team are motivated and engaged, and ensuring external relationships are managed effectively
  • Project management of key strategic and growth work streams, such as SAP roll-out, build out of the accounting function, ensuring systems, processes and procedures are coherently aligned across the international business and well documented
  • Ensuring effective controls are in place and accounting practices are aligned with relevant and up to date accounting standards
  • Fostering a culture of continuous systems improvement
  • Having direct visibility with our investors


Candidate overview:


  • Qualified ACA or ACMA Accountant, with at least 5 years post-qualification experience in industry
  • Working knowledge of UK GAAP, taxation and financial reporting requirements
  • US GAAP experience is not essential but would be useful

Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 11 months ago
  • Location: Anywhere
  • Job Title: Group Financial Controller