Our client is a profitable, cash generative European owned business that turns over close to £1 billion and operates from a worldwide manufacturing footprint with entities in more than twenty countries. It’s Head Office Finance team is based in Hull with “cluster” management teams and finance controllers based at the sites and it is “corporatizing” it’s business and introducing consistent systems and procedure following the retirement of the founder.
Central to these developments is the need to strengthen the central resource through the appointment of an Assistant Group Financial Controller. Likely to be a Chartered Accountant and probably with a “big four” background the individual appointed will be involved in the group consolidation, will liaise with auditors and tax advisors as well as building quality working relationships with site financial management. He / she will work closely with the sites to fully understand transfer pricing policies, will support the global SAP implementation and will underpin the Group Finance Director being involved in ad hoc projects as well as providing financial leadership and direction to the local management teams.
We seek to appoint a technically gifted and commercially strong individual who is keen to learn and develop and take advantage of career development opportunities within a group with a strong record of promotion from within. Comfortable and ideally experienced in large global businesses the successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, strong attention to detail and a desire to be involved in all areas of the businesses activities. This is an opportunity to build a wealth of experience quickly both commercially and technically and get real exposure at the highest levels.
If interested, please send your CV quoting the reference number 10886.