Ref - Group Financial Controller/Financial Controller/Head of Finance- Ref 1826

Group Financial Controller/Financial Controller

A CIMA qualified Financial Controller, operating at senior leadership level, with extensive experience gained in manufacturing and service sectors within entrepreneurial/private equity environments and quoted blue chip multi-national organisations.  Has led and created value by building high-performing teams, transforming Finance functions, advising leaders through insightful financial and commercially focussed management reporting, analysing revenue and cost streams to identify and challenge deviations, and adept in changing circumstances to remain agile. Purpose-driven and looking for the opportunity to add value to a successful and growing business in Lincoln/Lincolnshire/Nottinghamshire/South Yorkshire/Derbyshire.        
  • Highly experienced Head of Finance / Finance Controller, providing leadership and management on day-to-day financial operations and collaborating with senior Exec and Board members in operational and strategic decision making.
  • Accountable for the provision of financial and management accounting, within fast paced manufacturing and service sectors delivering value added reporting, financial control, cash/working capital, and compliance processes
  • Business partnering Exec and non-financial managers influencing decisions to deliver revenue and margin improvements and challenge variances.
  • Lead and deliver quarterly re-forecasting and annual budget.
  • Leading annual audit process, ensuring statutory reporting requirements are met.
  • Collaborating with auditors, tax advisors, banks, customers, and suppliers.

Key achievements include

  • Delivered new concept to increase finance presence group wide, enabling business partnering at Exec and operational management level, providing financial literacy to managers/budget holders, and enhancing accountability. Improved Gross Margin (10%) and EBITDA (2%).
  • Set up contract reviews ensuring SLA deliverables and correct billing, resulted in £250k back bill recovery.
  • Conceptualisation and implementation of new Billing and Revenue Assurance team, improved revenue recognition, stemmed revenue leakage, reduced credit notes issued per annum to £6m from £20m, and improved cash collection.
  • Covid-19 Pandemic crisis management, leading recovery of emergency spend and ensuring full-service delivery.  Proactively supporting Finance and Payroll functions in remote working without affecting deliverables and improving efficiencies.
  • ERP implementation Finance migration lead ensuring full audit compliance.
  • Devised and delivered Finance team restructuring, dispersing silos into collaborative matrix aligning skills and expertise, enhancing flexibility, reducing single point of failure, and increasing role challenge and job satisfaction.
  • Implemented electronic payroll reporting, payslips, P60, and P11D saving £30k per annum.
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