Financial Controller

Easy Web Recruitment
Up to £50k DOE + bonus
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Controller

Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) candidate who is looking to step up into a Financial Controller position.

Position: Financial Controller
Location: Brighton
Job Type: Permanent, Full-time
Salary: Up to £50k DOE + bonus

About the role:

As Financial Controller, this role will be significant in contributing to the efficient and profitable management of the business day to day whilst helping the business grow by seizing commercial opportunities or improvements to existing streams.

The job holder will ideally already be working in a growing commercial business but with the grounding of a practice background. They will be driven and see this role as a step in progressing their career. The ideal candidate will also have worked in a SME environment (subsidiary of larger company) and have had exposure of managing staff.

Main purpose of the job:

-Become a key member of the leadership team of both businesses providing ideas and input into commercial decisions/strategy.
-Manage the finance requirements day to day supported by three finance personnel, two of which are direct reports.
-Produce financial and management reports and accounts that accurately track and forecast commercial /financial performance and report these through to management in a timely manner to all deadlines set.
-Provide financial incite and analysis into commercial decision making
-Ensure finance processes are accurate, controlled and timely
-Ensure strict control of cash/banking including forecast cash position.

Experience required:

-Experience of working in a growing division ideally as part of a larger organisation.
-Experience of preparing balance sheet, income statements and cashflows to statutory accounts level
-Experience of preparing variance analysis and commentary on the statements
-Strong technical accounting background
-A qualified accountant, ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent.
-Used to working under own initiative with a high attention to detail
-Experience of Sage accounting system would be helpful but not essential
-Strong Excel skills essential.
-Adequate PQE
-Experience of working in a practice is desirable. The role would suit someone in their second role out of practice

You may have experience of the following: Financial Controller, Accountant, Management Accountant, Senior Accountant, Assistant Financial Controller, Qualified Accountant, Finance Manager, Head of Finance, ACA, ACCA, CIMA etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK's leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.
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