Financial Controller

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Tech & Telco

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70000 - £75000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lily Caise

  • Job ref:

    LC396_1550239707

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-03-17

I'm working for an Environmental Consultancy firm based in Central London, where I am recruiting for a Financial Controller role. This firm is a high growth SME, typically increasing their revenue 20-25% year on year. This would be a really exciting time to join the business, with the opportunity to shape and mould their finance function.

The role of Financial Controller will include:

  • Preparing monthly management accounts and journals
  • Managing the monthly payroll using an outsourced provider
  • Cash management
  • Projecting profitability reporting and owning the revenue recognition process
  • Line managing the Accounts Assistant (Purchases, Bank data entry, Sales and Credit Control) and Project Accountant (Revenue recognition, MI and Resource Management system)
  • Preparing the annual accounts and liaising with auditors
  • Contributing to financial strategy and suggesting improvements for operational control
  • Data preparation and analysis to support monthly board reporting
  • Modelling and management of annual budgeting processes and budget spend tracking

The suitable candidate for the role of Financial Controller must be/have:

  • Degree qualified
  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified accountant
  • Able to demonstrate data analytics expertise, preferably in a business partnering environment
  • Experience of full trial balance ownership
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Open and willing to learn and develop within company culture
  • Mid-level Excel capabilities (VLOOKUP, Pivot tables, SUMIF & multiple IF statements)
  • Previous experience in an SME environment
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