Group Financial Controller Job | HT14178 - Howett Thorpe

Group Financial Controller
Hertfordshire, Royston

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Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 per annum

Benefits: Excellent benefits package
Reference number HT14178
Added on Oct 06, 2017

About The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing technology business as their newly appointed Group Financial Controller. You will be responsible for International arm of the business which constitutes; the UK, Switzerland, Sweden and soon to be added Dubai. You will responsible for all consolidations in supporting the FD and reporting in to the US. You will be working to UK GAAP and knowledge of US GAAP would be an advantage. You help in the design of process and procedures along with setting the reporting standards. You will be required to work from Guildford 1 day per week / every 2 weeks. Some US travel once or twice per year.

About Our Client

PSI International Holdings is a Private Equity US backed organisation that is growing through a massive growth plan, mainly through acquisitions. They are a technology based business that offer on-line certification along with on-line talent management testing. They are currently no 3 in the world and looking to become no 1.

About You

You will be a qualified accountant (ideally ACA or ACCA although CIMA may be considered) with 3-5 years PQE. You will ideally be a Finance Manager position ready for that next step in your career or alternatively held the post of Group FC for a couple of years. The business is going through a massive growth plan and will require someone who is adaptable in their approach. Your CV will need to demonstrate the following; Worked at group level, had variety within their career, managed and grown/developed a team. Ideally worked with a US organisation and understand how they operate. Experience of Net Suite would also be an advantage.

Things you should know

Along with a competitive salary there will be a bonus TBC, Private health, pension and other benefits.

Commutable from: Duxford, Royston, Bishops Stortford, Welwyn Garden City, Cambridge, Luton and St Albans


Howett Thorpe recruit for roles within accounts payable, credit control, payroll also covering accounts assistants, audit, management accounts, financial accounts, analysts, financial controllers, financial directors, corporate finance, tax including all part qualified and qualified vacancies.

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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