Financial Controller

Michael Page Finance
£45k - £55k pa
07 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Controller role within an expanding SME Staff leadership, with full ownership of the finance function Client Details The company is an SME who has a prestigious brand, and works with very well known clients. They were acquired last year by a US owned group, and are looking to hire a Financial Controller. Description This position is the financial lead for the UK businesses. For control purposes, this position reports directly to the Corporate Controller overseas, but also has dotted-line reporting to the business unit General Manager. This position is a key member of the General Manager's management team and is responsible for overseeing the financial analysis and controls necessary for business unit. Specific responsibilities include: Oversee accounting function to ensure that monthly close process is being performed Ensure that proper accounting controls are in place and control deficiencies are being remediated Analyse results of operations each month to understand variances from prior year, budget and forecast Prepare detailed analysis to understand causes of variances Use analysis to provide insight to business unit management team on business trends, risks and opportunities Help to identify opportunities to address business and earnings risks Oversee preparation of annual earnings and cash flow budget for the business unit Oversee preparation of periodic earnings and cash flow forecasts during the year as requested Monitor working capital and balance sheet accounts to identify trends that may impact cash flows Work with Corporate FP&A function in the preparation of overall business analysis and provide additional support/analysis as needed Provide support for preparation of company tax returns as needed Provide support for completion of company audit as needed Profile The successful candidate will be a qualified Accountant, with experience of staff management from an SME. Job Offer A salary of between £45,000 and £55,000, in addition to a good benefits package.
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