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Salary£60000 - £75000 per annum
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LocationEssex
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TermPermanent
I am exclusively recruiting the newly created role which will have you reporting in to the Director of Finance and senior leadership team of a high growth retail / wholesale business with an exceptional reputation.

We are looking for an experienced Financial Controller that will take ownership of the reporting to deliver first class information that will in turn enhance the performance of the business. Leading a medium to large size team, you will take responsibility for all management and financial reporting.

Owning the numbers means you will be responsible for leading the team to deliver accurate, timely and meaningful month-end and year-end reporting, but also the consolidated forecasting and budgets.

The role
• Lead, develop and manage various reporting and finance team to encourage a high performing culture
• Contribute to the achievement of the strategic plan
• Ensure that all controls, systems and processes are robust and compliant
• Lead the production of the consolidated management accounts, month end close process, journals and balance sheet
• Ensure compliance with all statutory and financial accounting requirements, Financial Reporting Standards, HMRC and best practice
• Lead the preparation and review of annual Stat Accounts and tax computations
• Lead internal and external audits
• Support the group budgeting and forecasting process
• Ad-hoc reporting, projects and task as required

The Candidate
• Qualified Accountant ACA/ACCA/CIMA
• Strong technical background
• Background in retail, FMCG or Supply Chain would be beneficial
• Team management experience required
• Financial reporting experience including month-end, year-end statutory reporting and consolidated budgeting and forecasts
• Track record implementing strong financial controls and processes
• Driven and open to change
• Outstanding communication skills and ability to manage multiple stakeholders

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Andy Dowsett

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