Financial Controller

Recruiter
Shearer Recruitment
Location
London
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
02 Feb 2017
Closes
02 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Exciting family owned boutique travel company that’s growing fast and in need of a financial guru to steer the business forward! As Financial Controller your mission will be to ensure the profitability of the group's activities to drive sustainable development and long-term success.

Responsible for:

  • The finances of the group
  • Producing and managing an accurate 12 month cash-flow forecasts and analysis on actual variances.
  • Setting and tracking budgets & targets for each department
  • Day-to day accounting entry and banking
  • Analysing new business ideas and ventures from a financial viewpoint

Requirements:

  • Be interested in the travel industry
  • Have finance experience - great with spreadsheets, accounting, have experience using quickbooks or similar software
  • Be confident in their ability to manage cash flow and make suggestions to the Directors based on actual data
  • Have experience in a similar role
  • Be flexible in the understanding of small company polices and willing to put forward ideas on a company basis
  • Be entrepreneurial, able to produce and analyse new business ideas
  • Ambitious - wanting to help drive the growth of the companies

Does this sound like you?

    • Excellent numerical skills and attention to detail.
    • The ability to evaluate and interpret data as well as having excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
    • Reporting to the directors on a weekly basis
    • Working directly with the managing director on business development ideas to help grow the businesses
    • Implementing and tracking targets, budgets and KPI’s
    • Working closely with the operations and sales team.

Part qualified accountant or degree in finance, business, maths or similar.

Hours Monday -Friday

Possibility of some travel abroad depending on applicant

Salary £35-40,000 dependant on experience