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Refrence No. :#37160296
Location : Hertfordshire
Employer Name :Robert Walters
Duration: Full Time
Posted On :Jan 30, 2019
Expire On :Feb 19, 2019
Pay Criteria : £600.00 - £750.00 per day
Pay Range: Per Day

Job Description

Excellent opportunity with a FTSE 250 listed business, based in Hertfordshire, requiring an interim Group Financial Controller, for a period of 3-6 months. £600+ per day

My FTSE 250 Hertfordshire client, require an Interim Group Financial Controller to provide an effective controls environment within the group;

Purpose of Role

* Ensure the Group has a robust and effective controls environment

* Lead the implementation of new accounting developments

* Develop effective, transparent and insightful internal and external reporting

* Challenge the businesses and central functions on their operating performance

* Assist the CFO with a variety of projects (eg M&A, refinancing)

* Develop a high performance culture in the Finance team

Key Responsibilities and Deliverables

Business Performance Management

* Organisation of and attendance at regular business review meetings

* Understand and challenge the businesses and functions on their performance and provide analysis and insight to CFO

Internal Reporting

* Oversight of the production of the group's management accounts

* Production of monthly reports for the Executive and PLC Board

Financial Control and Accounting

* Balance Sheet substantiation and reconciliation

* Preparation of Accounting judgement papers for CFO and Audit Committee

* Monitoring accounting developments and assessing their impact

* Design, implementation and maintenance of an appropriate delegated authorities policy

* Ownership of investment appraisal process

Budgeting and Forecasting

* Working with the Head of Commercial, production of annual budget and quarterly reforecasts

External Reporting

* Delivery of the Interim and Full Year results to include press release and glossy accounts

* Management and oversight of the consolidation process

* Management of the relationship with the external auditors

Corporate Structure

* Working with the Company Secretary, ensuring that the corporate structure is efficient and subject to appropriate governance

Financial Systems

* Responsible for developments to the existing financial systems

* Assessment of existing systems and consideration of potential future replacements

Treasury Management

* Oversight of the Group's hedging arrangements

* Daily cash management and short term liquidity forecasting

Team Management

* Supervision of Group Accountant as well as close liaison with Finance and Commercial teams

Technical Developments

* Assess the impact of relevant technical accounting developments on the Group and implement any changes arising.

Ad hoc Projects

* Assist the CFO with a variety of ad hoc projects including potential M&A transactions and refinancings

Qualifications and Experience Required

* Qualified Chartered Accountant with at least 8 years Post Qualification Experience

* Strong Technical/ IFRS Knowledge

* Experience of Group Consolidation

* Understanding of listed company reporting requirements

* Commercial with strong operational awareness

* Project and Change management skills

* Strong systems knowledge

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