Group Financial Controller




Leading Heavy Industry company in Central London is looking for a highly experienced and competent Group Financial Controller to join their West End based Finance team.

The candidate will report directly to the Finance Director, within the London finance team, whilst overseeing various regional finance teams.



  • Management of the finance team
  • Production of yearly group statutory accounts under IFRS
  • Preparation of year end reporting packs
  • Preparation of budgets, forecasts and business plans
  • Oversee preparation of consolidated monthly Group Management Accounts, including variance analysis with commentary
  • Overseeing project accounting and production of WIP schedules
  • Overseeing full month end procedures
  • Oversee production of regional accounts production
  • Maintaining and developing financial controls
  • Liaising with Auditors and Bankers
  • Liaison with HMRC, and reviewing tax computations
  • Oversee VAT returns
  • Monitor group compliance
  • Overseeing group finance systems


  • ACA Qualified (or equivalent) – essential
  • Solid experience at Financial Controller level, to include: staff management, core technical accounting (under IFRS), and commercially focused budget management – essential
  • Relevant industry experience (heavy industry, property, construction, transport, oil and gas, mining etc) – essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet strict deadlines in a fast paced, high pressure environment
  • Experience in establishing new processes and procedures
  • Advanced Excel skills including financial modelling
  • Excellent presentation skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills across a range of functional areas