Group Financial Controller - Leeds

Posted 26 February 2024
Salary £90000 - £100000 per annum
Discipline Executive
Contact NameRichard Chamberlain

Job description

Axon Moore are partnering with a large scale services business in Leeds to appoint a Group Financial Controller. This is both a commercially and technically focused role, so a highly competent candidate with strengths in both financial disciplines will be sought.

The business is undergoing significant growth and change, and they are looking for an impressive individual who can work at pace and take on a highly visible role within the organisation.

The Group Financial Controller will oversee a broad range of duties including:
  • Take a lead role on budgeting and forecasting activities
  • Carry out a suite of commercial reporting activities, including working closely with sales teams on pricing initiatives and analysis into key business drivers
  • Playing a business partnering and support role to senior non-finance stakeholders in the business
  • Oversee the annual year end internal and external reporting duties
  • Ensuring a robust financial controls framework is adhered to at all times
  • Work on ad-hoc projects as designated by Finance Director and wider leadership team
  • Acting as a high calibre conduit to the Finance Director, working in close partnership to execute key financial milestones, represent the finance function and provide appropriate challenge to the business
The ideal candidate for this role should possess the following skills, experience and background:
  • Qualified finance leader - ideally with a strong technical background, combined with experience within a commercial finance setting
  • Driven, ambitious and articulate – able to challenge key stakeholders in the business in the right manner and contribute to business growth and profitability
  • Experience within the services sector would be preferred