Axon Moore are delighted to be working exclusively with a North West based PLC seeking to appoint to a newly created role of Group Financial Controller (GFC). On an impressive growth journey, via both organic growth and a number of key acquisitions, this role will support the CFO.
A market leader operating from 22 locations across the UK, Ireland and Europe the role will have an interesting and varied agenda supporting a business which is well placed to achieve its future growth targets. A key appointment, this will broaden the businesses leadership capability and give extra band width for growth.
Key to the success of the role will be developing improved financial control and compliance across the group with responsibility for the financial accounting and the control framework through the provision of management and statutory accounts, management information, cash management, payroll, audit and corporate governance. Leadership and the ability to create and support a best-in-class finance team will be key.
To be considered for the role you will have worked at a senior level within a group reporting and financial accounting function and are likely to have held the role of Group Financial Controller or have acted as a deputy to that position. Key to your success will be your determination and will to succeed along with your drive, energy and the ability to constructively challenge as well as the flexibility to adapt to differing circumstances. Strong leadership and a proven track record of mentoring and developing a team is a must. Other key requirements include experience of systems implementation and working knowledge of latest accounting standards. Quoted company experience is desirable along with experience of producing Board quality papers.