Group Financial Controller

Job Title: Group Financial Controller 
Salary: £70k plus benefits package 
Role Status: Permanent / Full Time 
Location: Hertfordshire based - travel to other offices that are Berkshire and Wiltshire 
Vacancy Reference Number: VR/04329 (Please quote this vacancy reference when making an application)
This role will report to the Chief Executive and will oversee the finance department which functions across 3 sites. You will be supporting an organisation with a turnover of c£30m. 
Purpose of the Job:
· Take responsibility for all functions within the accounts department
· To maximise opportunities and profitability
Key Responsibilities:
· Manage the finance function and oversee the finance team
· Prepare budgets, forecasts, and cash flow
· Maintenance of financial ledgers and accounting processes
· Preparation of Monthly Consolidation P&L and balance sheet
· Timely production of statutory and internal finance reports
· Financial modelling and analysis
· Cash Management and treasury duties
· Ensure that appropriate systems and internal controls are implemented and maintained
· Oversee the payroll process
· Prepare VAT returns
· Attend meetings with prospects, board members and clients, including travelling within agreed regions
· Work closely with managers and directors to ensure that each client receives a high level of customer service
· To always represent the company at industry and business events and its products and services in a professional and knowledgeable manner
· Proactively manage time in accordance with company sales expectation
· You will have experience and knowledge within the cleaning sector or similar and an ability to manage and deliver to deadlines
· You will have experience of multi-site organisational systems
· Thorough knowledge of the contracting market in the UK and Ireland
· You will have leadership skills and the ability to direct and develop a strong team. Additionally, you will have presence, gravitas, and charisma to help stand out amongst others
· You will be sales driven and a natural leader who has respect for people and the ability to bring out the best of them
· Have energy, the right attitude and enthusiasm to build relationships with clients and in turn, establish profitable growth
· You must be a dynamic individual who can lead from the front
· Commercially astute, you will be keen to join a company in which the delivery of corporate objectives in a team environment is both recognised and highly rewarded