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Financial Controller

Sellick Partnership has been engaged to recruit a permanent Financial Controller for a fast growing and market leading financial service business based in Manchester. This role is available at an exciting time and the successful candidate will play a major part in the company's current growth project.

 

The post holder will be joining a dynamic and entrepreneurial team and can expect daily interaction with senior stakeholders. Accordingly, the role offers the opportunity for rapid progression, and strong performance will be quickly recognised and well rewarded.

 

You will be a key member of the Group Finance team, responsible with local Finance teams for the control of financial information reported to Group for the European entities, ensuring that this is reported to a high quality on a timely basis.

 

This position will be a key member of the finance team working with all levels of the business, building strong working relationships and promoting a transparent and accountable P&L ownership culture within the key operating countries of the group. The role encompasses the following areas however not limited to them -

 

  • Variance analysis and commentary on monthly management accounts reported to Group by European entities in collaboration with the Senior Commercial Finance Business Partner
  • Collaborating with European based Finance teams to develop and enhance their reporting and financial control environments
  • Understanding local GAAP differences to IFRS and ensuring appropriate controls and processes exist to ensure accurate reporting to Group under IFRS
  • Key contact to Group Finance team for European based Finance teams for ad hoc projects, eg integration of new corporate acquisitions

 

It is expected that the successful candidate will be dynamic and able to thrive in a fast-paced organisation, where initiative and ability to identify areas of improvement are promoted.

 

The ideal candidate will be a qualified Accountant (ACA or CIMA or ACCA) coupled with having a strong academic record and have experience within a similar role with significant experience of reporting under IFRS, ideally in the financial services sector.

 

Additionally, you will understand the financial control and reporting environment expected of a listed entity with experience of general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process.

 

You will be a quick learner with the ability to think on your feet, self-motivated, highly numerate, proficient in Excel and confident in communicating with senior stakeholders. A background in driving initiatives for continuous improvement of systems and processes is essential.

 

If you consider yourself to be a committed, career driven professional who can demonstrate the above experience and who would welcome the stimulus of this finance post then we would be pleased to hear from you.

 

If you would like to apply for this role or would like to find out more, please apply online or contact Jonathan Moss at Sellick Partnership on 0161 834 1642.