Financial Controller

3 days left

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading marketing agency are looking for a talented Financial Controller

My client, a leading marketing agency are experiencing huge growth and as a result are looking for a highly talented and motivated Financial Controller to work alongside the Managing Director to drive growth and provide business insight. This is a high profile role and the individual will be part of the senior finance leadership team in EMEA. They will be responsible for all accounting and commercial activity for their area along with forecasting and budgeting.

Commercial Responsibilities;

  • Ability/confidence to provide appropriate degree of challenge to operational management to ensure sound decision-making from a financial perspective.
  • Effective business partnering with the Managing Director and being an integral part of the decision-making process.
  • Utilising systems, commercial and financial acumen to identify areas of improvement within the business.
  • Completion of extensive Financial Modelling / commercial analysis to support various activities and participation in the decision making within the division - new business opportunities, contract renewals and business development activities Financial Reporting and Responsibilities
    Involvement in the completion of the Divisional Budgets / Monthly and quarterly forecasts
    Overseeing the completion of monthly reporting and the provision of variance analysis and insightful commentary Ownership of client balance sheets and identification and management of any potential risks
    Identification of process improvements to support the management team and improve the delivery of information across the division Business Challenge
    Provide financial governance to all the key delivery Projects being undertaken within the business.
    Identify opportunities for the enhancement of profitability through an intimate knowledge of business operations and understanding of profit and cost drivers
    Support the business by providing high quality, relevant Management information, requiring detailed understanding of the reporting environments on site, and benchmarking to best practice Team Leadership
    Managing a UK-based team across multiple locations as well as an off-shore team
    Driving a high performing team to ensure reporting and commercial objectives are achieved and that the business receives appropriate level of financial support and challenge
    Team development- setting objectives and goals for the team and identifying development areas.

    To apply for this role you will be a qualified accountant (CIMA / ACCA / ACA) with a minimum of 4-5 years post qualification experience. You will have excellent communication skills and experience of staff management and development.

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