Financial Controller

Recruiter
CGI Group
Location
Reading, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Mar 2019
Closes
23 Mar 2019
Ref
1110338803
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified
Be part of something rewarding and join CGI as a qualified Financial Controller for one of CGI's largest business units. Joining our Space, Defence & Intelligence (SDI) Business Unit your role will cover management of the sector P&L, project support, new business and commercial guidance, extensive business partnering, revenue recognition management, cash flow / balance sheet responsibility and management of a team. The role requires a motivated and driven finance professional with strong time management and prioritisation skills, attention to detail and the ability to explain financial accounting concepts to non-finance people via effective business partnering. The role will be based in Reading however there will be some travel to other CGI offices such as our office in Leatherhead. Your future duties and responsibilities Supporting various contracts, you will liaise closely with our SDI sub sector leads, covering all cost base and project accounting. You will report directly to the Finance Director and manage a team of Senior Finance Analysts and part qualified analysts, ensuring they are fully supported and ready to tackle each month-end. As the lead on the month-end process, you will ensure the project revenues are in accordance with the corporate revenue recognition policy as well as support the Finance Director on ad-hoc finance projects. Business partnering with Directors, project managers and key client stakeholders to maximise performance and advice on business impacts will be a key part of this role. Required qualifications to be successful in this role You will be fully qualified (ACCA/ACA/CIMA) and able to demonstrate experience of interacting directly with clients and non-finance personnel. You also should be able to show experience in reviewing accounts, identifying trends and working with the business to improve on these as necessary. Cost base accounting experience is required in this role, and you should have experience of reviewing a contract with a customer, understanding deliverables to the client and how this impacts how we can recognise revenue in the accounts. You should be an effective communicator both written and orally and have an analytical mind in order to understand the numbers. A good knowledge of Microsoft Excel particularly with IPT and CRU would be advantageous. Being able to manage your time is imperative in order to support both your team and the clients. Due to the nature of the business unit sector you will be working in you must be able be willing and able to achieve SC clearance Build your career with us. It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the centre of this change-supporting our clients' digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities. At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create. Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world. Learn more about CGI at (url removed). No unsolicited agency referrals please. CGI is an equal opportunity employer. Skills Reference (phone number removed)

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