Interim Financial Controller

Location
England, Gloucestershire, Cheltenham
Salary
£50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted
12 Jun 2019
Closes
25 Jun 2019
Ref
14018386/001
Contact
Sophie Willis
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified

Michael Page Finance are pleased to be partnering with an extremely well known and prestigious Not for Profit organisation in Cheltenham to appoint a Financial Controller in to their team on a 12-18 month fixed term contract to cover a maternity leave.

Client Details

Michael Page Finance are pleased to be partnering with an extremely well known and prestigious Not for Profit organisation in Cheltenham to appoint a Financial Controller in to their team on a 12-18 month fixed term contract to cover a maternity leave.

Description

  • To achieve the operational finance objectives of the Financial Accounting team ensuring: -
  • The provision of clear direction and strong leadership and effectiveness amongst the Financial Accounting team.
  • The effective management, motivation, development and performance management of team members.
  • The delivery, monitoring and development of operational excellence in terms of compliance, statutory control, effective risk management, efficiency, customer service and value for money.
  • To ensure that the organisations operations, policies and procedures meet all statutory and operational requirements.
  • Effective monitoring and reporting of financial information and producing recommendations for future developments.
  • To ensure strong financial accounting and the production of management accounts and statutory accounts for the organisation and its subsidiary companies.
  • To act as an effective member of the Support Management team.
  • To authorise invoices and process BACS payments.
  • To set up and maintain the account structures.
  • To reconcile allocated balance sheet control accounts and review reconciliations prepared by the Financial Accounting team.
  • To regularly review and report on the trial balance.
  • To assist the Financial Planning and Analysis Accountant with detail on monthly budgetary reviews.
  • To maintain and update the fixed asset register.
  • To review capital expenditure to ensure in line with the organisations policy and accounting standards.
  • To prepare the statutory accounts for the organisation and its subsidiary and consolidate the results for Council.
  • To prepare the audit files for the organisation and its subsidiaries and act as the main point of contact for auditors.
  • To prepare the management accounts for the organisation and its subsidiary, preparing for review on a quarterly basis.
  • Prepare other financial information as required for meetings.
  • To prepare and submit VAT returns and take responsibility for correct VAT accounting.
  • To review and manage corporation tax returns for the organisation and its subsidiary.
  • Profile

    The ideal candidate for the Finance Manager position:

    • Qualified Accountant
    • Experience managing a small team
    • Technically competent and able to run year end and liaise with auditors.

    Job Offer

    By joining the charity as Finance Manager, you'll receive:

    • Basic salary of £50,000 - £55,000 (dep. on experience.)
    • Competitive package inc. free parking, pension and holiday.
    • 12-18 month fixed term contract (with lots of handover.)


    Our clients offices are based in Cheltenham which is commutable from Gloucester, Oxford, Bristol, Worcester, Evesham, Stroud, Swindon.

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