Financial Controller

Recruiter
IPS Group
Location
South East London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 Mar 2019
Closes
14 Mar 2019
Ref
1091934303
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified
Financial Controller required by successful and acquisitive Insurance business Reporting directly to the board you will manage a team of 3 direct reports. Your remit will include the preparation of timely, accurate Monthly Management and other Financial Information for the Finance Director for presentation to the Board. You will lead the Finance team, and take responsibility for the financial control and transaction processing within the Group, heading up the day to day activities. You may also be required to work closely with various other members of the senior management team on ad hoc projects Duties and Responsibilities Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting Research technical accounting issues for compliance Support month-end and year-end close process Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls Additional controller duties as necessary Skills Fully qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA) with a least 2 years post qualification experience Strong focus on controls and processes and a high attention to detail Up-to-date technical skills and confident preparing UK statutory accounts The ability to work closely with external advisers Strong written and verbal communication skills - you will engage with colleagues on a daily basis and you'll need to ensure processes and standards are being followed Strong people manager who can evidence development of staff Confidence to challenge the Finance Director whilst maintaining a positive working relationship experience in the insurance industry / FCA regulated environment.

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