Financial Controller

England, Gloucestershire
£300.00 - £350.00 per day
10 Aug 2017
07 Sep 2017
Christopher Laird
Contract Type
Level of qualification

Immediate Need - Interim Financial Controller - Growing SME - Gloucester - 3-6 Months - £300-£350 Per Day

Interim Financial Controller

Commercial & Varied Financial Controller Opportunity near Gloucester (free onsite parking) at this SME business who are looking for an experienced Financial Controller to join them on an interim basis as soon as possible.

Your new role:

Management Reporting

1.1. Responsibility for the delivery of accurate, transparent and meaningful Group Management Accounts.
1.2. Summarise financial information and queries which will frequently be complex in respect of expenditure trends and budget variances.
1.3. Preparation of highly complex electronic spread sheets to monitor and present financial information.
1.4. Preparation of rolling thirteen week cash flow forecasts, together with variance analysis to Budget cash flow. 1.5. Preparation of group month-end performance pack including profit / loss, balance sheet & cash flow and assisting Head of Finance with commentary of key variances identified.

Financial Control

2.1. Management of the preparation of group and subsidiary balance sheets on a monthly basis, ensuring in particular that all appropriate liabilities are accrued for and all control accounts are prepared in-line with the group schedules.
2.2. Assisting with the preparation of Group and Subsidiary statutory accounts on a timely basis for submission to the Group Board and Companies House.
2.3. Management of adherence to the Group Controls and Responsibilities matrix.
2.4. Management of adherence to the Group Treasury Controls and Procedures schedule.
2.5. Management of the Invoice Discounting Funding facility.
2.6. Preparation of supporting documentation and schedules in relation to the external audit and coordinating work streams within the team to deliver an effective & efficient audit.
2.7. Oversight of supporting documentation and schedules in relation to the tax computations of the group.

Financial Services / Management Accounts / Pensions & Payroll

3.1. Management responsibility of a timely and accurate Financial Services / Management Accounts / Pensions & Payroll function, ensuring quality and best practice in-line with the group's stakeholder requirements.
3.2. Line management responsibility for the Senior Management Accountant, Financial Accountant, and Payroll & Pensions Managers

Planning & Organisational Skills

4.1. Plans and prioritises tasks, some of which may be on-going to ensure deadlines are met and achievement of targets, which may be weekly, monthly, quarterly or annually.
4.2. Contributes medium and long term financial planning in order to deal with organisational and liquidity requirements to ensure targets are met.
4.3. Ensure that monthly financial timetables are adhered to with regard to month-end reporting period and year-end annual accounts process.
4.4. Flexible in completing tasks / projects, in being able to change plans when required.
4.5. First class communication skills in dealing with stakeholders of the business.

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