Our client, one of the leading integrated communications agency groups in the UK, are looking for a Group Financial Controller to join their busy London team. As group financial controller, you will report to the group finance director. You will also have the opportunity to get involved with and improve processes and procedures.

Managing a small team, you will be responsible for:

  • Responsible for the financial month end reporting, including balance sheet reconciliations and producing the group reporting pack.
  • Responsible for external reporting to our investors, BGF (Business Growth Fund).
  • Supervision, support and management of a team of nine people and lead a process of continuous improvement.
  • To prepare and submit all other financial, taxation and regulatory returns and ensure global tax compliance across the Group.
  • Play a key role in the preparation and accuracy of all internal and external reporting requirements related to budgeting, internal reporting, regulatory and tax requirements.
  • Responsible for researching and analysing technical accounting issues and their application to internal and external reporting and UK GAAP compliance.
  • To ensure there is an appropriate and effective control infrastructure in place assuring the accuracy and completeness of the accounting records for the business.
  • Closely manage the cash and treasury function; including multi-currency cashflow forecasting; intercompany funding; bank accounts; foreign exchange and ensure a well-managed credit control function.
  • Managing the annual audit, ensuring tax (corporation, PAYE, VAT and other) compliance (both UK and overseas).
  • Collaborate, design, implement and review finance systems, policies and procedures to ensure continuous improvement and contemporary relevant practices.

You will need to be a Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with a minimum of three years PQE along with a significant experience in financial accounting, consolidation and reporting along with advanced Excel skills (comfortable dealing with complex formulae).

The role is on a hybrid basis with a mixture of office and home working.

If this sounds like you then please send us your CV now!

Due to the high volume of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted.

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