Financial Controller

England, Middlesex, Edgware
£58000 - £65000 per annum
02 May 2019
23 May 2019
Richard Tonkin
Contract Type
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.


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.


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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