Financial Controller

Recruiter
Hays A&F
Location
England, Berkshire, Slough
Salary
£50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
30 Aug 2019
Ref
3656189
Contact
Chad Huzarski
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified

An SME Financial Controller role with an interesting company based in Central Slough.

Your new company
An interesting niche energy business expanding into new projects

Your new role
A classic small company FC role with one report.
You will be working closely with the MD, sales managers and project managers.
The role reports to the UK MD with a dotted line to the Parent company's Group FC in Germany
* Responsible for the financial management and financial controls within the business
* Provide key financial analysis and reports, monitoring performance to aid corporate objectives
* Co-ordination and preparation of annual budgets, including P&L, Cashflow and Balance Sheet
* Quarterly forecast updates, partnering with budget holders and executive team
* Cash flow forecast reporting to group treasury, monthly and ensure cash management is optimised
* Ensure compliance for all financial regulatory matters
* Ensure strong internal controls and be the point of contact for auditors, banks and external parties
* Monthly reporting, ensure period end process is timely and accurate
* Quarterly fast close reporting to group headquarters in Germany
* Annual statutory accounts preparation
* Use of financial reporting system (Sage 50 Accounts Professional)
* Ad hoc reports and activities alongside the MD and business heads





What you'll need to succeed
* Ability to work within the smaller UK team as well as a larger global team and German Head office
* Financial reporting, budgeting & forecasting, transactions processing and control
* Strong commercial acumen and excellent communication skills both verbally and in written form
* Excellent analytical skills and a commercial approach
* Thorough understanding of financial accounting processes and procedures
* Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritise and manage a number of tasks concurrently
* Keep abreast of latest changes in legislation, accounting developments and industry standards
* Be innovative with sound judgement and decision making
* Keen eye for detail


This key role requires an experienced qualified Financial Controller, with the gravitas to operate at the highest of levels but also with hands-on technical and systems expertise to ensure high levels of financial support to the business.


* Qualified accountant, ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent
* Proven relevant experience of at least 5 - 10 years in a similar role
* Thorough understanding of financial accounting processes and procedures
* Project accounting, FX and Treasury experience
* Strong commercial acumen and excellent communication skills




What you'll get in return
Salary £50,000 - 60,000 depending on experience. Bonus 10%. Pension 5%. Healthcare Plan

What you need to do now
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