Interim Group Financial Controller

$570 - $760 yearly
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  • Greater Manchester
  • Mar 22, 2024
Temporary Experience: Qualified Accountant Role: Reporting to CFO

Job Description

Axon Moore are looking for a Group Financial Controller for a hugely successful business based in Greater Manchester. You will ensure a strong control environment, end to end, across all functions within Financial Operations and mentor a team of qualified accountants. As Group Financial Controller you will be responsible for Ownership of the core finance functions of accounting for and reporting the businesses financial position and performance, both internally (Executive Team and Investors) and externally via the Annual Report and Accounts. Duties:  -       Lead the development and setting of effective financial accounting policies for the Group in line with professional accounting standards, and all legislative requirements. -       Lead the provision of effective advice and support on technical accounting issues across the Group, including the accounting implications of financing transactions, the use of derivatives, acquisitions and disposals and the structuring of new and/or complex commercial contracts. -       Lead and direct the production of externally reported financial information, including consolidated financial statements, and for the individual financial statements of all subsidiary companies, ensuring that all comply with the relevant legislative requirements specific to our sector and that disclosure is complete and accurate. -       Manage the relationship with the external auditors to achieve clean audit opinions across all entities, including the international entities. -       Lead on the production and evolution of internal and external reporting. -       Direct the financial consolidation service for the group, including consolidation of business plans, budgets, group management accounts and group statutory accounts. -       Ensure that we are compliant and assist in developing an efficient tax strategy across all entities. -       Direct the production of internal and external financial reporting, ERP systems, control procedures, and workflows. -       Coordinate performance reporting on the delivery of strategic objectives. -       Assist in the payment and processing of payroll across international entities. -       Support the budget submission and ongoing budget analysis, including financial performance analysis of the different business units. -       Develop the management accounts team to ensure that they have progression opportunities, a collaborative approach to all functions and embrace the One Team culture within finance and the whole of the organisation. -       Facilitate the integrity and privacy of financial data. -       Work closely with the treasury, FP&A, finance transaction team and financial operations team to ensure integrity of data within D365 and provision of information to the users of the financial information both internally and externally. Person Specification:  -       A highly technical accountant, ideally from an ACA background, however we will consider anyone who is technically strong and au fait with audit, tax etc. -       Proven experience (5+ years) in a leadership role overseeing financial accounting functions. -       Strong technical understanding of accounting principles and experience of group audits. -       Exceptional collaboration skills with a track record of working effectively with wider business stakeholders. -       Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to translate complex financial numbers into actionable insights for non-technical stakeholders. -       Strong leadership and team-building skills, with a passion for developing talent and fostering a culture of excellence. -       Potential to develop into a future senior business leader. -       Demonstrates positive dissatisfaction and desire for continuous improvement.  Please send a CV for immediate consideration. We will consider FTC or daily rate candidates In order to view more information on this job press the APPLY NOW button below and it will take you to the source website

Working Hours

Full Time

Salary by Currency

This role in US Dollars has a minimum of $570 to a maximum of $760. In British Pounds it has a minimum of £450 to a maximum of £600. In Australian Dollars it has a minimum of $867 to a maximum of $1,156.


Governance and Control (for team members)

Everybody from the CEO to the newest intern plays an important role towards supporting governance and control. During this course participants will learn governance risk management compliance treasury and closing the books.

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Relationship Building

Relationships are at the heart of everything you do and are a fundamental component of your success. This course will teach you how to build brand new relationships from scratch and apply proven techniques to turn these individuals into your biggest supporters.

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Analysing and Reporting Performance

This module has been specifically designed to help finance team members identify the key metrics that are needed to manage performance across the business and turn these into a powerful set of KPIs that can be reported on dashboards scorecards and board reports.

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Good communication skills are a key differentiator between a great technical accountant and a trusted member of the business team. You will learn how to apply this within team meetings presentations email and instant messaging and written reports.

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Operational Driver

Modern-day CFOs are taking on ever-increasing operational responsibilities including Finance HR IT Legal Procurement Payroll and Facilities. This course teaches you how to lead these functions effectively and also proven methodologies to become a strong operational driver throughout the business.

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Commercial Mindset

Possessing a strong commercial awareness means aligning your views with the company’s strategy and values to drive significant growth and value throughout your business. You will learn how to understand your business develop market knowledge tell the financial story drive growth and maximize shareholder value.

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Fundraising and M&A

Most companies encounter significant fundraising acquisition and shareholder exit or liquidity events during their business life cycle. This course teaches you the CFO’s role in identifying and evaluating opportunities performing business valuations fundraising making acquisitions exit readiness and deal completion.

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Governance and Control

The CFO plays a key board member role towards strong governance and holding others accountable for their actions. This course helps you to understand governance risk management compliance closing the books and treasury; and improve your skills for simplifying automating and shortening your financial close process.

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Best Practice Financial Modelling

This course teaches you the fundamentals of good modelling practice including the spreadsheet life cycle the FAST Standard the Calculation Block Flags and Factors how to review models and SMART Guidelines for financial modelling.

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Soft Skills

Research shows that soft skills contribute towards 80% of your career success and this is arguably even more the case for finance leaders. This course teaches you how the best finance leaders communicate effectively with their team build bridges between each department and develop trusted relationships with key stakeholders.

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Finance leaders are responsible for developing a well-rounded finance function that can keep up with the evolution of your business. During this module you will learn how to lead your finance function become a C-Suite business leader manage people drive the culture; and represent your business externally.

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