Temporary Financial Controller

Walker Hamill Ltd
United Kingdom
£300 per day
05 Oct 2017
06 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Client is looking for an experienced Temporary Financial Controller who can start immediately whilst the company looks to hire permanently. The position will be reporting to the Head of Commercial Finance and act as a business partner to the Director and various other stakeholders within the company. The Controller is responsible for financial insight on all procedural and consultation costs; maintaining the costing systems; managing and reporting on all finance issues; ensuring costs are accurate, realistic and achievable; responsible for driving cost savings; working capital improvements from inventory, procedural, consultation and supply chain pathways. Immediate start would be required. Job Description: - Ownership of procedural and consultation data collating, reporting accounting and corrective planning. - Regular review of the performance of our patient pathway cost to deliver and develop KPIs to support effective decision making and cost saving programmes. - Ensure month end reports are delivered accurately, on time with explanations of key trends and variances. - Support the management and control of the standard costing systems, with the responsibility for supporting the maintenance of accurate standard and actual costs across the entire procedural range; reviewing and reporting on costs and variances. - Provide meaningful and accurate budgets, forecasts; manage all procedure costing, performance, hospital budgets and forecast cycles. - Business planning and capital investment program management to ensure the most appropriate process, business case and post reviews. - Working capital management, business improvement and financial modelling. - Continually review and improve all accounting procedures, and monitor key business risk exposure areas, addressing key issues from both a financial control and commercial perspective. Help to ensure that the operational performance of the hospital is a key component of our business is a centre of excellence. - Business partnering with the hospital management team in the overall growth plans, and to proactively add value wherever possible. - Maximising profits, improving operational efficiencies and aiming to generate value for the business. Skills/Experience: - At least 2-3 PQE in healthcare or manufacturing accounting roles, preferably with hands on experience of standard costing systems. - Experience user of ERP systems is a big advantage. - Advanced excel user, skilled at managing and manipulating large volumes of data, summarising and presenting. - Proficient in MS Office. - Excellent communication and presentation skills. - Ability to build relationships at all levels within the business. - High attention to detail. - Thrives in a changing environment. - Self-starter and starter finisher mentality. Walker Hamill has been a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for almost 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed companies, private equity backed businesses and privately owned, early stage ventures. We recruit across all sectors, but have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma/biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure and business services. We have offices in the UK, Switzerland and Australia. For further information, please see [URL removed]
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