Our client is a market leading technology business servicing the financial services sector, with ambitious growth plans in existing and new markets.  They have recently become Private Equity backed with a leading PE firm who will provide access to capital for further acquisitions to support growth plans.  As part of the growth strategy ITM are looking to recruit a Group Financial Controller, with excellent team leadership and management skills to report into the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The role will support development of a first-class finance function, reporting and control environment, M&A activity and subsequent integrations. This is a key autonomous leadership role, supporting the CFO, which will involve board level interaction and presentations to investors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and develop and build a best-in-class finance function, providing visible and proactive leadership of the finance function to ensure the team are highly engaged and motivated
  • To identify and develop suitable KPIs to measure performance within the business to include product and service line profitability, staff utilisation rates and ROI on all R&D spend
  • Oversee preparation of monthly management accounts and KPI’s for the operating and statutory boards of the group
  • The maintenance of accurate group accounting records, including group consolidations and preparation of financial statements for audit 
  • To challenge the business in a constructive way, driving continued commercial performance and value creation.
  • To develop and maintain robust, reliable and value-added financial forecasts and reporting processes
  • The maintenance of policies and procedures to ensure effective and robust internal controls
  • Work with the CFO to supporting strategic initiatives, price reviews and address investor requests
  • Support diligence on all acquisitions and subsequent integration

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • You will be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) with a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience.
  • Strong accounting/controlling experience
  • A solid academic background educated to degree level
  • Ability to work autonomously and own all finance issues
  • Able to build relationships across the organisation and accustomed to working effectively with external advisors
  • Be able to communicate financial matters to the business with clarity and transparency
  • A self-starter, flexible, trustworthy, reliable, driven and hardworking
  • A desire to be in a highly visible role where change is on the agenda
  • Interested in having a growing role within the business
  • A committed team player with a strong commercial outlook and a hands-on approach
  • Strong technical skills and excellent excel skills

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