Our client is a high profile, rapidly growing, PE backed retail and wholesale business and they are now looking to recruit an ambitious Group Financial Controller to work closely with the CFO and to be a key member of a highly driven management team. The role is broad but will include:

  • Full responsibility for the Finance team, managing a team of 20
  • Reporting, decision support and analysis for all areas of the business
  • Directing financial control, review of sales, gross margins, costs, balance sheet control and reconciliations
  • All business planning including 5 year plan, annual budget and regular forecasting
  • Chair of the Capital Committee
  • Stock and working capital management
  • Month end accounting including accounts payable, accounts receivable and management accounting for P&L, balance sheet and cash flow statements
  • Covenant compliance management
  • Tight cash management through daily and weekly forecasting and reporting to ensure compliance with banking facilities
  • Preparation of group statutory accounts under IFRS
  • Tax and treasury management
  • Defined Benefit Pension Scheme management

As a fully qualified accountant, you will have previous experience of working in a fast paced, retail/ wholesale business and will have excellent technical accounting skills. Essentially, you will have experience of delivering against tight deadlines and will be confident driving through change ensuring robust systems, controls and processes are in place to support a rapidly growing, leveraged business. Previous Private Equity experience would be desirable.


Email candidates@equityfc.com.