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Head of Financial Control and Reporting

MDM Resourcing are carrying out a search for a Head of Financial Control and Reporting for a Cheshire-based, rapidly expanding acquisitive, Private Equity backed business with offices across 5 continents. The Group is one of the UK’s leading privately owned growth businesses.

The Role

Leading a team of 25 accountants and trainees via 5 direct reports, the role provides a best in class accounting and financial control service to the largest operating division of the Group. Reporting to the Divisional Finance Director, key responsibilities encompass the following:-

  • Financial Control and Management Reporting: Financial controllership and reporting for all entities;
  • Compliance: Overseeing statutory reporting and tax compliance;
  • Process and systems: Proactive development of the control environment and efficiency of processes, development of new finance system;
  • Cost control: Expense management, budgeting and forecasting
  • Cashflow Forecasting: Preparation, review and submission of cashflow forecasts;
  • Business Partnering: Using KPIs and MI to support commercial decision making across the division;
  • Management: Management and development of the finance team of 25 via 5 direct reports
  • Audit: Manage the annual audit process.

The Candidate:

  • Technically strong ACA or ACCA qualified accountant;
  • Experience within a large, corporate, Finance environment - or possibly an Audit Senior Manager from a Top 7 firm making a first move into industry;
  • Strong understanding of business process design;
  • Ability to produce board-level quality reporting and analysis;
  • Experience of providing business insights to key stakeholders;
  • An accomplished team leader with excellent people and communication skills;
  • Has the potential to become a Finance Director in due course.

This is an excellent opportunity for a technically strong finance leader to take a key role in one of the North West’s high profile success stories.

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