Group Financial Controller

  • 70-75k
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Portman Talent
  • 12 Apr 18 2018-04-12

Reporting directly into the Head of Group Finance you will be assisting in the structure, management and reporting of financial operations as well as being a key participant in the strategic changes underway within the department

Duties Include - 

  • Continually review, challenge, revise and implement changes to the financial accounting and Management Information (MI) systems to provide maximum insight into company performance
  • Drive the Finance function (resourcing and systems) to provide greater insight into the business by providing granular and relevant information on which business decisions can be made
  • Provide accurate, relevant and timely MI to the Board and EXCO to ensure that areas of the business under their control can be properly measured and managed
  • To take ownership of the Management Reporting pack of financial and performance data, including comparison of actual results against budget and prior periods, together with commentary, revenue recognition and Key Performance Indicators
  • Ensure that all financial controls are in place across the company so to eliminate financial risk and loss
  • Ownership of statutory and management accounts together with forecasts supported by appropriate analysis, commentary and presentation to the Finance Director, Board and EXCO
  • Ad-hoc project work: driving and supporting commercial and operational projects related to the continuing growth and development of the business (Operational platform, Finance systems)
  • Systems development: review, devise and implement changes to the accounting system in conjunction with IT and software suppliers to maximise efficiencies
  • Assist with the formal budget and forecasting processes; ad-hoc financial modeling to support business decisions
  • To lead discussions on revenue recognition, accounting policy, financial performance and profitability of business segments


The ideal candidate will be ACA qualified, having trained within practice with  2 - 4 years post-qualified experience in another Financial Services Business

 A key part of the role will be to prepare and present reports to Group and key stakeholders on a regular basis, therefore excellent presentation and inter-personal skills are essential.