Financial Controller

Altum Consulting
London, South East England
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

I am recruiting a role for a multi billion pound traing business based in zone one of central London.

The responsibilities for the role will include:

  • Supervising, assisting and approving work performed by the Assistant Financial Accountant on the following:
  • UK EC Sales List timely submission
  • Charge Intercompany interest on Head Office lending/funding as per loan agreements.
  • Check accuracy and distribute monthly interest and fees to units under the Group’s Trade Finance and Borrowing Base Facilities and arrange payment to the Facility Agent.
  • Control & allocation of office occupancy costs to London based units and administration of Petty Cash.
  • Production of Group and UK management charges schedule 3 times a year (budget, 11+1 & Final). Including preparation of overhead calculation to be charged out and raising of debit/credit notes.
  • Produce Monthly Management Accounts adhering to Group deadlines and Policies
    • Reconciliation of over 80 Group-wide Intercompany accounts
    • Continual detailed review of Trial Balance & foreign exchange revaluations
    • Maintenance of fixed asset spreadsheets, prepayment and accruals schedules
    • Raising and posting of debit notes for Group Policy intercompany recharges
    • Submit Daily Cash Reports and Preparation of Twice weekly Cash flow report.
  • Prepare monthly management pack to include budget variances and analysis for Department heads, including detailed analysis on key overhead costs such as travel, contractor and IT.
  • Aggregation of monthly Integrated financial forecasts, sourcing the most recent data from Department heads, Payroll forecasts, Group accounts and projects team for next 3 years.
  • Ownership of the annual budgeting processes, prepare individual department and consolidated budget packs, conduct budget review meetings with department heads, CFO and COO.
  • Lead the planning and preparation of the year end accounts pack and statutory accounts
  • Main point of contact for Auditors on the execution of the annual external audit. Organise to provide audit schedules adhering to deadlines set by Auditors.