Broster Buchanan Ltd

Broster Buchanan Ltd Peterborough, UK
Feb 19, 2019
We are recruiting for a Group Financial Controller for a really interesting manufacturing business based in Peterborough who have been through a significant period of change. The Group Financial Controller will have responsibility for all of the financial performance of several sites, reporting into the Finance Director, with three direct reports based remotely and a number of reports at the head office. You must be happy to be in a hands on role offering mentoring to the team whilst helping to drive and build the group strategy. The Group Financial Controller position will be an experienced finance professional with a background in manufacturing with a blend of group reporting, operational and commercial experience which has been developed within a multi-site manufacturing business, ideally within an organisation who hold relationships with major retailers. The Group Financial Controller must be comfortable communicating financial information to non-finance stakeholders including production managers, sales and marketing and the commercial teams through to the Finance Director and the board members. The business has been through a substantial period of change which has seen a number of significant changes which will enable the organisation to grow over the coming years in what is a very competative market. The ideal candidate will need a thorough understanding of the challenges within an operational finance team and how this will link to improving production processes that need to be balanced against those faced by the commercial teams. The Role will be responsible for: Managing the businesses budgeting and forecasting. Producing accurate and on time financial and management reporting for the management team and the board. Managing a small finance team both locally and in the various sites. Help with the development of processes and systems for a more efficient finance function. Managing the group treasury function which will include all cash management, banking covenants and cashflow management. Managing the year end audit and production of the statutory accounts. To apply for this role you will need to be: ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified with multi-site manufacturing experience Team management experience ideally within different locations. High level of attention to detail Excellent communication style with experience of liaising at all levels within the business. Experience of using Excel to a detailed level and use of a large ERP system.
Broster Buchanan Ltd Worcester, UK
Feb 15, 2019
Group Financial Controller position based at the Worcestershire head office of a well established, growing service provider. This is a rare opportunity with a fast paced, ambitious business offering long-term career development and earning potential. Reporting into the Finance Director, you will be responsible for driving improvements to the control, risk and reporting environment within this division whilst getting great exposure to senior stakeholders across the wider group. The role will essentially be responsible for: Full responsibility for preparing group monthly consolidated management accounts. Preparation of statutory accounts and tax packs including ensuing compliance with accounting standards across the group. Full responsibility for the group balance sheet, including performing detailed reviews of the balance sheet ensuring the risk to the P&L is minimised. Produce robust monthly MI, as well as financial forecasts and budgets. Managing the external reporting/working capital/cash for the group. Supporting the FD with strategic projects and ad hoc requests. Full ownership of Cash Flow forecasting whilst working closely with business unit and departmental forecasts. Manage loan facility, loan utilisation and preparation of repayment forecasting. Preparation of technical accounting papers across the group and key contact for auditors. Oversight and development of Group's internal audit function, including the internal audit reports to management; To apply for this role you will need to be a qualified accountant - ACA, ACCA or CIMA, ideally having trained with an accountancy firm. Previous group reporting and IFRS experience and an understanding of internal controls and their importance. Committed to high standards of accuracy, punctuality, rigour and tenacity. Strong attention to detail. Drive to develop and desire to take on additional responsibility. Budgeting & Forecasting experience. An effective influencer who is comfortable communicating at all levels. Advocate of continuous improvement. Intermediate Excel is a minimum requirement. Committed to Continued Professional Development.
Broster Buchanan Ltd City of London, UK
Feb 15, 2019
Managing a small team, this role is responsible for External Financial Reporting , including preparation of the statutory accounts for the Group and providing technical advice on IFRS for operational finance teams. Key responsibilities will include: Handling the statutory accounts and process for 30-40 companies Preparing for IFRS 16 and reviewing the process for its implementation Ensuring process and controls are in compliance with relevant accounting policies (both internal and external); Coordination of the Statutory Audit process Lead a team that provides the central point of reference for technical advice and guidance on accounting matters including M&A transactions and ad hoc top management queries. To lead, develop and support the team and lead on integration and synergies with the Shared Service Centre. The successful candidate will be ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA qualified with strong IFRS knowledge (including IFRS 9) and experience in working in a Group function of a large organisation. You will be expected to be able to work independently with a methodical and flexible approach to ensure deadlines are achieved. Must be available with 2 weeks' notice