Financial Controller

Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000
Reference: 7523
Contact Name: Barney Capstick
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Job Published: April 14, 2020 17:24

Job Description

Are you an ambitious Financial Controller seeking an opportunity to be the number one in a companies finance function?


A market-leading consultancy have experienced high growth levels over the last half a year and are seeking to bring in their first Financial Controller. Having previously outsourced their finance function, this high growth organisation are looking for an experienced accountant to in-house the whole operation, setting up all the necessary processes. Initially a stand alone role, this offers the opportunity for you to stamp your mark on the company, setting up an entire finance function however you see fit without having to deal with any legacy issues.


As the role involves working closely with the company owner, a renowned visionary who has previously grown and sold 2 companies, the exposure you will gain to high-level decision makers is incomparable.


The responsibilities of the Financial Controller include:


  • Prepare the management accounts on a mnthly basis, including a commentary that shall be presented to the company owner
  • Complete the preperation of taax and audit files on an annual basis, being the direct point of contact for the auditors
  • Build a process for and prepare an annual budget as well as completing regular rolling forecasts
  • Responsible for all processes, testing them regularly in order to ascertain how to increase process efficiency and improve systems
  • Produce the balance sheet reconciliation on a monthly basis
  • Perform credit control effectively, completing in a timely fashion
  • Responsile for all sales invoicing and revenue recognition, ensuring it's accurate and performed in a timely manner


The ideal Financial Controller will:


  • Be fully ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified
  • Previously worked within a professional services organisation
  • Have prior experience of in-housing a companies finance functions
  • Experienced in working a top-to-bottom Financial Controller role

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