Group Financial Controller

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Leisure & Hospitality

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  • Salary:

    £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus plus package

  • Contact:

    Jamie Cocklin

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Consultant:

    Jamie Cocklin

Reporting into the Finance Director you will lead and develop the team and processes which underpin strong financial control. Managing a team of four direct reports you will oversee:

* Managing production of the year end accounts and liaison with external auditors
* Oversight to month end consolidation of company results (P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow) for external stakeholders - particularly investors and lenders
* Lead role in monthly review/management of the group balance sheets
* Oversight of the accurate and timely VAT returns, on-going monitoring that correct processes are in place. Working with external advisors to manage other tax obligations including ongoing tax projects
* Ensuring all other compliance related affairs are dealt with in a timely and efficient way
* Management of the cash accounting team, with responsibility for procedure review and improvement over the daily cash reconciliation process

* Oversight of Accounts Payable Manager's control of payments and receivable processes
* Cash flow planning, forecasting and active management throughout the business
* Forecasting of performance against agreed banking covenants
* Managing F/X hedging requirements and relationship with external advisors

* Provide financial support to the Head of Property and the Property team, monitoring and control of spend
* Revenue cost line responsibility across the business's outlets for rent, rates and sublet income P&L lines

* Integration and ways of working specific to efficient financial controls of a newly acquired business
* Implementation of IFRS 16
* Cash management processes and capex allocations

You will be ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified with a financial controls background in a multi site environment. This is a great chance to work for a successful and still growing business in a wide ranging role, with senior relationship management with a good team to manage and develop.


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