Financial Controller - Construction Firm London - Interviews this week

Hunter Mason Consulting Ltd
Notting Hill, Greater London
£40000 - £65000/annum
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Controller



Business Description and role

My client are now looking to appoint an experienced Financial Controller who will work closely with the Board of Directors and a small team to assist with the next phase of its development.

Primary responsibilities

Managing two accounts staff and supervising day to day accounts processing.
Preparation of monthly management accounts.
Preparation of the monthly MI and reporting pack including variance analysis and KPIs.
Day-to-day cash-flow management and reporting.
Preparation of annual financial budgets and monthly flexed budgets.
Working capital management.
Working with the commercial team, you will assist with commercial matters such as pricing, cost negotiation and project management.
Managing import documentation and currency exchange risk with overseas suppliers.
Overseeing the preparation of VAT and Intrastat returns
Managing payroll processing and PAYE.
Preparing CIS returns and managing sub-contractors
Development of the financial reporting systems and internal control procedures.
Strategies to improve gross margin opportunities and cost reduction measures.
Preparation of annual financial reports.
Liaising with the auditors.
Managing Company Secretarial matters.
Beyond the financial function, there is an opportunity to further develop the company’s IT requirements as well as dealing with more general management strategy
Candidate Profile and range of experience

Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
At least 5 years at FC level in a similar business
Relevant experience in Construction or Engineering
Sage 50 experience (or whatever systems are used)
Project management, job costing and variance analysis
Import documentation and process and managing currency exchange
Inventory management and distribution
Hands on and prepared to roll your sleeves up.
Proven track record of performance reporting and producing management and statutory financial statements.
Advanced Excel user and proficient in other MS Office products.
Proactive and self-motivated with excellent system skills.
Good staff management skills