Financial Controller

Location
England, Middlesex, Edgware
Salary
£58000 - £65000 per annum
Posted
02 May 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Ref
14010882/001
Contact
Richard Tonkin
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified

You will be responsible for supporting the CFO in the day to day running of the finance function.

Client Details

My client is a fast growing managed services business based in Edgware. They have just gone through a round of investment and have some very strong growth plans. Subsequently they need to hire a Financial Controller. This is a newly created role.

Description

The Financial Controller is responsible for:

  • Preparation and ownership of monthly management accounts and month end reporting
  • Producing variance analysis with commentary
  • Reporting on actual department costs against budget and provide recommendations
  • Ensure that balance sheet reconciliations are completed/reviewed to agreed deadlines
  • Management and ownership of monthly payroll process
  • Management of the pension scheme and VAT returns
  • Managing cash and forecasting cash
  • Supporting the CFO with the preparation of the annual budgets and year end audit process
  • Preparing business data analysis on KPIs
  • Improving the controls and processes within the business
  • Assist with ad-hoc reporting and analysis requests.

Profile

The successful candidate will ideally be:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with strong technical knowledge in accounting & tax
  • Demonstrable experience of working with large volumes of data sets for analytical review
  • Excellent IT skills, excel and accounting software (sage 50 accounts)
  • Staff management skills
  • Self motivated and positive
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Work on own initiative
  • Proven ability to plan and prioritise work in order to meet deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail with good analytical skills

Job Offer

The Financial Controller position comes with a competitive salary between £58,000-£65,000.

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