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    Interim Group Financial Controller

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    As Group Financial Controller you will be responsible for the following:

    • Complete all consolidated reporting (monthly, quarterly and annual) for the Group accurately and on a timely basis in accordance with the Group's accounting policies and procedures
    • Prepare consolidated budgets and reforecasts in accordance with Group policies that reflect expected business performance as well as scenarios / sensitivities to help the business plan effectively for the future
    • Liaise with the divisional finance teams to prepare appropriate commentary on consolidated Group reporting
    • Manage the day to day finance requirements for the parent and intermediate holding companies
    • Support the preparation of business cases to support Group level investment requests both within and outside the budget process
    • Ensure that the financial systems used by the Group and in the consolidation are robust, compliant and support current activities and future growth
    • Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with the Group Executive
    • Team, with the divisional management teams and with external advisors.
    • Once established, manage the Group transactional finance team and ensure all processes are appropriately controlled and deliver timely and accurate outcomes.
    • Lead and develop your finance team, including setting development goals, monitoring effectiveness and performance, coaching and mentoring staff to achieve their potential, and encouraging self-development by team members.
    • Manage compliance of all statutory, tax reporting and other obligations for the Group's legal entities working with the divisional finance teams as appropriate
    • Managing all aspects of transactional finance (procure to pay, payroll, VAT, tax, banking, GL, etc).
    • Managing all BAU banking, acting as the primary contact, managing the cost of transactional banking, and identifying and deploying available facilities and functionality
    • Support M&A activities as and when required
    • Engage in ad hoc projects from time to time.
    • Specific projects you will be involved in or leading include:
    • Selection and implementation of a consolidation platform or tool to work alongside our Xero GLs which improves the effectiveness of consolidated management reporting.
    • Enhancements to Board reporting that flow from an enhanced consolidation process
    • The formation of, and the migration of activity into, the Group transactional finance team

    Remuneration: £600 per day
    Duration: 6 months
    Location: London
    Reference: JN -122021-26785_1640696930
    Type: Contract
    Sector: Energy, Utilities & Infrastructure
    Discipline: Finance
    Date Added: 28 Dec 2021
    Closing Date: 25 Jan 2022


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