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Senior Financial Controller - Hybrid

  • £90000 - £100000 per annum
  • Cardiff
  • Posted: 27/09/2023
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 387147763

Job Details

“If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”  Jim Rohn.
Our esteemed client, a prominent organisation based in Cardiff, is seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Financial Controller to join their team. In the capacity of Senior Financial Controller, you will undertake a pivotal role, assuming overall responsibility for risk management, control, reporting, and central finance business partnership within the organisation.
Your key responsibilities as Senior Financial Controller will include:

  • Overall accountability for risk, control, reporting, and central finance business partnering
  • Lead and develop finance team whilst managing stakeholders across the business
  • Overall accountability for ensuring that the financial processes, systems, and controls are operating effectively
  • Ensuring the accurate and timely provision of all group Company financial accounts, statutory returns monthly accounts, budgets, tax computation and audits are carried out
  • Ensure the Finance function is working to support business units to manage their budgets and targets, deliver their business plans and to optimise financial performance, profitability, and compliance
  • Ensuring that strategic and operational business risks are identified and assessed and working with the business to ensure appropriate mitigation plans are developed
  • Stress and scenario testing to support the Consumer group of businesses which will include scenario identification, stakeholder workshops, presentation at governance committees and compiling reports and improvement actions
  • Stress testing to support various regulatory requirements
  • Lead all financial and capital planning, ensure that the company has access to the working capital that it needs to run an effective business
  • Oversee the regular review of financial performance on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis, ensuring effective financial reporting, management information and analysis
  • Understand and develop the business's strategic objectives, including those specific to Finance, and put in place structured plans to align resource to delivering these, identifying and addressing any gaps
  • Understand priorities for the business value streams and other central functions to work with key stakeholders to support them with insightful data/reporting and efficient transactional processes
  • Act as a key business partner across the Senior Management Team

To be considered for the role of Senior Financial Controller, you will require:
  • Educated to Degree level with an associated professional qualification as appropriate (ACA/ACCA) is essential
  • Proven experience in a senior finance leadership role within a corporate setting
  • Strong understanding of risk management, compliance, and consumer fraud prevention
  • Broad technical knowledge, encompassing matters related to business conduct, corporate governance, and the complexities of regulatory risk and regulatory change
  • Knowledge of core IT systems, including Microsoft Outlook. Experience in Microsoft AX is desirable
  • Technically fluent, familiar with UK GAAP, IAS and IFRS is desirable

  • Competitive salary package
  • Hybrid working arrangement (50% in-office, 50% remote)
  • Generous 20% annual bonus

If you are a results-driven finance professional with a passion for compliance, risk management, and strategic leadership, we encourage you to apply for this exciting Senior Financial Controller position. Please click on “apply” as soon as possible.
You are required to be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore, if we have not responded to your application within five days, please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.