Your New Company
An exciting Financial Controller job has arisen within a chain of pubs, bars & nightclubs based around the UK, with its head office based in the City of London. The business has an exclusive client list, and some of the world's top chefs have trained under this prestigious name. The company is now looking for someone to come in to the finance function, and ensure the long term success of the business.
Your New Role
In your new role, you will be working in a fast moving, high growth environment that is going through a period of change currently. As the Financial Controller you will work closely with the CEO and play a critical role in the development over the coming years.
You will be hands on with finance and financial management; meaning you will need to be prepared to roll your sleeves up as well as deal with the bigger picture strategic issues. You will also have 3 direct reports, and be responsible for the development of this team of 1 qualified accountant, and 2 part-qualified.
You will be working alongside the Group team, and within this; you will look to establish and maintain strong financial controls - both appropriate for the business now and evolving with the business as it scales. You will also support the CEO in overseeing capital allocation, liaising with business heads to determine forecasting and support strategic plans to ensure optimal utilisation of financial resources. You will report directly into the Company CEO, as well as the Group CFO on all matters concerning the Company.
What You Will Need to Be Successful
You will be a fully qualified accountant, with at least 3 Years PQE, and have experience as a Senior Finance Manager or hands-on Financial Controller in a successful high growth business, dealing with key internal and external auditors and senior stakeholders. You will need to have an impressive educational and business background, with a track record of sustained achievement.
You will also need to have strong systems experience in Microsoft Excel, SAP and Oracle; and these will all be tested before an offer is made.
What You Need to do Now
If you're interested in this role, click "apply" and forward me an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call me now for more details.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you're a qualified accountant looking for a new job in finance, contact Robert Warwick at Hays Senior Finance team in Central London.