Group Financial Controller

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £80,000 - £95,000 per year

  • Contact:

    Tom Wade

  • Job ref:

    TW-GFC

  • Job Start date:

    ASAP

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-04

  • Consultant:

    Tom Wade

​Altum are pleased to partner with a global digital communications and marketing company to find them a Group Financial Controller. The role would report in to their Group CFO.

  • Leadership and development of all accounting teams

  • Development of Workday Financials / reduction in reliance on Excel

  • Improvements in Finance Processes

  • Responsible for submission and presentation of Divisional results

  • Responsible for detailed revenue reporting including flash revenue estimates

  • Responsible for cost reporting and relevant analysis

  • Supporting SEC reporting team in US GAAP reporting

  • Working with FP&A team in production of annual budgets and forecasts

  • Ensuring all accounting is in line with required GAAP and Group policy

  • Review of Monthly Statutory P&Ls, Balance sheets and supporting information

  • Production of divisional statutory reporting (for all subsidiaries in the division)

  • Working closely with External auditors with view to simplifying annual audits

  • Development of Dashboards/Standardised reports for budget holders

  • Detailed KPI reporting

  • Review and certification of Balance Sheet reconciliations

  • Working with business unit MDs on specific investment/business cases

  • Working with Internal Control team to ensure SOX compliance

  • Group cash management and treasury reporting

  • Short term cashflow forecasting

  • Other Ad hoc work as initiated or required

Requirements

  • Setting the standard for excellence

  • Outstanding team development and leadership qualities

  • Commitment to collaboration and communication

  • Experience of both revenue and cost analysis

  • Experience of cashflow management

  • Desire to learn and utilise Workday Financials to the full

  • Building strong working relationships outside and inside of Finance

  • Reporting standardisation

  • A Continuous improvement ethos

  • Business partnering

  • Commercial focus

  • Excellent technical accounting skills