Group Financial Controller

  • £70000 - £80000 per annum
  • Wolverhampton
  • Posted: 15/05/2024
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 387148525

Job Details

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.”  Edward Everett Hale.

A hidden gem of a Midlands success story, this large, entrepreneurial family run business has gone from strength to strength over the decades, and with the support of it's talented and loyal team, continues to expand and diversify. As a result of ongoing growth and internal promotion an opportunity has arisen for an inspirational leader of people to join them as Group Financial Controller.

The Company
A pioneer and heavyweight in its market, this business innovates and continues to evolve whilst staying true to it's deeply rooted values. Proudly celebrating its many long servers and warmly welcoming of bright new talent and fresh ideas, this is an ideal environment for like minded people who value collaboration, growth, honesty and doing the right thing.

The Role
Coming as the direct result of internal promotion, this Group Financial Controller role will be key in the day to day leadership of the Finance function. Responsible for Management Accounts, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Treasury totalling over 50 people, you will be very much focussed on people, process and scope. With the support of some very experienced and competent team managers you'll be focussed on continous improvement, driving performance of the team as a whole, optimisation of technology and processes and the development of a value adding team in a growing business.

The Person

  • Fully qualified (ACCA, ACA, CIMA)
  • Technically strong and motivated by quality
  • Confident and supportive leader of people, you will have led accounting and transactional a team of at least c.20 
  • Strong aptitude for systems with a growth mindset geared toward continous improvement 
  • People focussed and emotionally intelligent, able to tailor your approach to suit the individual and situation
Hybrid working offers the chance to work up to two days per week remotely, the remainder to be spent in the Wolverhampton office. 
Salary to £80,000pa. Comprehensive benefits scheme includes bonus to 10%, Car or £7k allowance, 26 days A/L rising to 29 with longer service, private medical cover, DIS (6 x salary) and pension. Also other benefits like holiday purchase option, cycle to work, etc.

For the right candidate this role is like to grow organically over the long term with the addition of other areas of responsibility.

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.

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