Accountancy & Finance

Group Financial Controller

  • Location: Doncaster
  • Salary: Car
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job Ref: SFAB-26939
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Andy Bath

Andy Bath

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Job Description


Are you looking for a high-profile Group Financial Controller role where you would be working closely with talented business leaders on a regional and global scale? Are you a qualified Financial Controller/Finance Manager who has demonstrable experience of successfully managing group consolidations, international tax planning, transfer pricing, risk management and internal audit in a large and complex business?

If so, Elevation Senior Finance would like to hear from you.

Working on behalf of Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group, Elevation Senior Finance are retained partners in the search for a technically astute, high calibre Group Financial Controller to support strategic change across the businesses finance function and report directly into the Group Chief Financial Officer.

Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group employs over 2,500 staff, across 19 production sites and 20 sales service centres across the world ensuring they have become a market leader with global presence generating c$500mill of sales annually. In October 2018, BBRG will be 100% owned by Bekaert and so presents the start of what promises to be an exciting and successful period for the business.

The Group Financial Controller will be pivotal in the creation and development of the financial control and compliance framework across their global footprint in addition to supporting the CFO with the effective delivery of the business plan.

The successful applicant will be tasked with creating and implementing financial structure and control across the group through the provision of global consolidations, international tax planning and transfer pricing, risk management, internal audit and corporate governance during a challenging and changing period for the business. As such it will be essential that the incumbent can be a strong leader in change and support stakeholders across the business as they develop their previous working practices.

Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer, this high-profile role will also have regular interaction with the Executive Team and the Bekaert Group Control Team in Belgium and be required to form close working relationships with the regional finance, tax and treasury leads across the world.

Core Responsibilities will include:

- Responsibility for ensuring financial compliance with accounting guidelines and statutory requirements across the group
- Supervision of the implementation of a new finance system – including all maintenance and upgrades
- Co-ordination and management of International Tax Planning and Transfer Pricing
- Implementation and execution of an Internal Audit Program
- Direct management and development of the group finance function
- Production of the budgeting and forecasting process for the group functions
- Ownership of all external and statutory requirements and reporting
- Continuous improvement and streamlining of group financial processes and policies
- Creation and management of a Risk Management Framework
This challenging yet rewarding position has a global remit and will give the successful applicant the opportunity to truly make a difference as a key part of this group at an exciting but challenging stage in its life cycle.

Applicants will need to have a strong technical background and be able to demonstrate recent hands-on experience of completing the above duties. In addition, my client is looking for a confident and clear communicator who can interact effectively with international colleagues, external bodies and the Executive Board Team. This role is a rare and exciting opportunity that is not to be missed. Click to Apply

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