Financial Controller

Recruiter
Reed Accountancy
Location
Leatherhead, Surrey
Salary
43000.0000
Posted
10 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client are seeking a Financial Controller in Leatherhead to provide comprehensive financial support, advice and guidance to the organisation through highly specialised knowledge, with financial and accounting procedures.

• To lead the co-ordination and timely completion of the Trust’s annual accounts, including Charitable Funds, in accordance with statutory and governance requirements, including the co-ordination of all departmental information required for the statutory returns.
• To draft and monitor the annual accounts workplan and timetable, gaining agreement from the parties involved.

• To produce balance sheet, cash and financial accounts information for the Executive Board report.

• To reconcile all balance sheet codes on a monthly basis, ensuring that the Trust’s financial position is accurately reflected.

• To control and maintain the chart of accounts in respect of the balance sheet.

• To provide technical accounting advice to members of Trust staff in relation to accounting issues affecting the Trust.

• To ensure compliance with VAT legislation, including the submission of returns the provision of training, liaising with the Trust’s VAT advisors and HM Revenue & Customs as and when necessary.

• To ensure that the Trust’s bank accounts are controlled and reconciled on a regular basis.

• To ensure cashflow is monitored and controlled on daily basis and cashflow forecasts produced monthly.

Experience required
• 7 years’ experience in finance including 2 years at a senior level
• 3 years’ experience in Financial Accountancy
• Evidence of continued professional development.
• Extensive specialist knowledge of accounting standards (IFRS) and principles with the ability to interpret, apply and explain them in non-routine situations
• Experience of analysing highly complex financial and activity information, and evaluating the impact on business performance.
• Experience of leading projects to a successful conclusion

This role will suit a candidate who has the capability and drive to provide inspirational Finance leadership to the Financial Accounting and Controls team. As the FC you will work autonomously, enjoy managing and supporting people to achieve their potential, have a strong customer focus, and will be an active participant in the Finance Directorate Senior Team acting with energy and enthusiam to bring about organisational change.

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business