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Date Added: Wed 08/09/2021

Financial Controller

London, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

A professional services firm who has recently received investment for a reputable PE firm has created a new Financial Controller position to come in and support the CFO run the day to day finance team. The role will have a strong focus in month end closure, management reporting, financial analysis and budget and forecasting. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Leading and overseeing the month end reporting process
  • Co-ordinating the monthly reporting packs
  • Providing the CFO with detailed cost and revenue reporting and variance analysis
  • Preparing the quarterly forecasts and the annual budget for Board approval
  • Preparing financial analysis to assist decision making
  • Overseeing the Accounts Payable function and reviewing the monthly AR reports
  • Reviewing and signing off the VAT returns for submission to HMRC
  • Preparing the statutory accounts
  • Preparing the tax computations
  • Managing the internal and external year end audits
  • Managing an accounts assistant and credit controller/billing clerk
  • Ad hoc financial enquiries and analysis

The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA or equivalent) and have strong technical accounting knowledge including GAAP and IFRS. Ideally candidates will come from an SME environment, with good knowledge and experience of preparing management information packs, budgeting, forecasting and financial planning. Strong Excel skills are essential and previous experience using planning and reporting systems such as Tableau or Power BI would be highly beneficial. Candidates must have the ability to build positive relationships with partners and stakeholders, and should have good team management skills.

If you have relevant experience and you are seeking a new challenge, please apply and quote reference: HAS 335776.

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