Group Financial Controller

  • Up to £80000.00 per annum
  • Full Time
  • Liverpool
  • Accountancy
  • 23/05/2023
  • Qualified
  • BBBH6212
  • Group Financial Controller
  • Permanent
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Group Financial Controller / Liverpool / 12-14 month contract / Hybrid / £80,000

Accountable Recruitment are working with a well-known Liverpool organisation to recruit a Group Financial Controller to cover maternity for a period of 12-14 months.

Working within a forward thinking, entrepreneurial business you will report directly into the Finance Director and responsible for overseeing the financials for the overall group.

Key day to day duties will include:

  • Ensure the accuracy and integrity of the Group's accounting records and financial systems.
  • Review monthly management accounts providing challenge before review by CFO.
  • Oversee the Groupwide intercompany process, ensuring timely and accurate reconciliations across the businesses.
  • Provide technical accounting advice across the businesses.
  • Manage the Group external audit, ensuring timetable is adhered to.
  • Supervise the production of statutory accounts for the Group and its various subsidiary companies, in accordance with the relevant accounting principles.
  • Actively manage the treasury process for the Group, including the various financing facilities in place.
  • Manage the annual insurance review process with the external insurance advisors, working with the Group CFO to ensure optimum cover for the Group.
  • Carry out balance sheet reviews with the subsidiary companies on a quarterly basis.
  • Support the CFO in the development and execution of the Group's taxation strategy.
  • Work with external providers to ensure RDEC claims are produced and submitted in a timely manner for the Group.
  • Manage two direct reports, supporting their career and skills development.
  • Support the provision of relevant & timely financial information to the Main Board to enable a balanced and objective assessment of the Group's strategy and objectives.
  • Drive best practice across the Group for financial reporting, process and procedures.
  • Ensure there is an effective system for managing the Group's internal control environment.
  • Assisting management in the risk assessment process and embedding a risk management culture throughout the organisation.
  • Business partner the subsidiary FD's to ensure the Group finance department is properly supporting the needs of the operating businesses.
  • Manage relationships with auditors, tax advisers, insurance brokers, bankers and other parties as directed by the Group CFO.

The Successful candidate must:

  • Have previous experience of managing key stakeholders: tax advisers, insurance brokers, bankers and external auditors
  • Have experience of dealing with all tax queries
  • Have experience of overseeing year end process to ensure stat accounts are produced in a timely manner
  • Have dealt with HMRC

Benefits include:
- Free parking onsite
- Enhanced company pension
- Hybrid working
- 25 days' holiday plus bank holidays
- Car allowance
- Access to shopping discounts
- Cycle to work scheme
- Death in service insurance
For more information please contact Paul Roberts at Accountable

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