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Group Financial Controller – Royston

Our client is a well-established manufacturing business based in North Hertfordshire. They are looking for an interim / professional contractor for the next 6 months.

The Financial Controller will be professionally qualified ACCA / CIMA with strong communication skills and a proven managerial track record and experience in the manufacturing sector.

You will take operational control of the finance function, enabling the Finance Director to focus on strategic issues.  Responsible for a team of 13 qualified / part qualified and accounts support staff with 4 direct reports, covering:

  • Monthly management reporting and consolidation, to meet the needs of the Executive and the Board
  • Annual statutory accounts, including liaison with auditors and remote subsidiaries/associates
  • Tax compliance and planning, including liaison with the Group’s tax advisors
  • Treasury, including routine banking and FX management.  Covenant compliance management
  • Cash flow forecasting for all wholly owned entities and for the Groups as a whole
  • Setting and maintaining core financial policies, procedures & controls
  • Accounts receivable, credit and collections for UK & Ireland
  • Accounts payable for UK & Ireland
  • Leading the drive for continuing finance process optimisation and high quality financial reporting

You will be expected to help and support the team during this period.  This is a good opportunity to join an expanding yet stable company in an autonomous role, working closely with the executive team of the business.

Strong ERP Systems SAP / IFS would be desirable along with advanced Excel.

The successful candidate will need to commit to the role for the required length of time. The possibility of an eventual permanent role exists.

Job Reference: 12129
Salary: £400.00 per Day
Location: Hertfordshire
Type: Interim / Temporary
CALL: 01582 434375
Consultant: Warwick MacKenzie
Last Updated: 26/11/2018