Our client, a multinational, listed marketing business is looking to recruit a Group Financial Controller to act as the CFO’s number two person in finance. This is a fast growing company with significant revenue and achieving approximately 15-20% growth year on year. With this growth set to continue the Board are looking to identify a high calibre individual who is capable of taking full ownership of Group Finance whilst having the innate qualities and drive to step up to the CFO position within the next few years. This will be an extremely broad role encompassing all Plc reporting and financial control along with the delivery of enhanced management information and systems development. There will also be significant exposure to other corporate activities including Investor Relations and Treasury. Furthermore you will have the opportunity to work on a range of strategic projects to support the continued success of the organisation. This is an excellent opportunity for a technically good and commercially astute individual to join a well established, yet growing, listed business with a clear progression route to becoming a listed CFO in the future.
The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with excellent technical accounting and analytical skills as well as a good understanding of the requirements of a listed business. Whilst having an excellent eye for detail you will be commercially sharp and strategically minded with an ability to challenge the status quo. Furthermore, you will have excellent communication skills, being able to develop strong working relationships whilst influencing at the most senior level. Previous sector experience is not a necessity.