Financial Controller

Robertson Bell Ltd
London, South East England
10 Jul 2017
09 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, based in the South London are looking to recruit a Financial Controller to take on a hands on role established to oversee the financial integrity of a high performing organisation.

Reporting directly into the Chief Operating Officer the Financial Controller will primarily be responsible for managing and developing a team of seven. You will take a lead in the organisations statutory reporting, including the annual closure of accounts and the liaison with Auditors. Assisting the COO in preparing and monitoring the budgets including translating the figures to senior management and budget holders. You will be instrumental in reviewing and improving policies/procedures to ensure the team works efficiently, the Treasury & cash management is prepared/ monitored and the capital/ fixed assets are managed. The Finance team maintain the groups Finance system, as well as the payroll systems, you will be a key link for non-finance users including providing training and promoting business wide engagement.

The successful candidate will be a proven team leader with the skills and commercial awareness to manage a team in a broad, business facing finance role. Previous demonstrable experience of team management and process improvement will be pivotal in being considered for this opportunity. You must have a CCAB recognised qualification and have demonstrable experience of leading on financial accounting. Candidates from all sectors/ backgrounds will be considered providing you have the right persona to lead from the front and drive efficiencies.