Financial Controller

Robertson Bell Ltd
15 Feb 2017
15 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Robertson Bell Finance are currently working alongside a high profile, influential public sector organisation based in Bristol, who due to significant change across the business are looking to recruit a proven Financial Controller.

This newly created role reporting directly into the Head of Finance, will be the forefront of finance leadership, helping drive the department forward through this exciting time of change. Managing a personable, yet results driven team of seven, this role presents an opportunity to drive efficiencies, interact with the wider business and develop your individual reporting lines.

Responsibilities include;
-Lead on the preparation of the statutory accounts abiding to the present robust accounting policies
-Provide extensive support to the funding team including leading the finances of the grant management process
-Work alongside the Finance Business Partners in producing the monthly management accounts, ongoing project accounting and ultimately presenting variances to the relevant budget holders
-Deputise for the Head of Finance in devising a strategic long term programme and budgeting plan
-Developing and supporting the Payroll Manager with oversight of the payroll function including driving efficiencies within
-Management of the qualified Finance Manager with oversight of the Accounts Payable/ Receivable team

The successful candidate will be an established, results driven qualified accountant, who can confidently lead on the financial accounting, whilst managing a broad finance team. You will have worked within organisations which will have given you the requisite experience to understand both a transactions and payroll function. Demonstrable financial management experience is key, you must have the right persona to lead from the front whilst confidently executing your duties. Candidates from the Private Sector will certainly be considered whilst a Public Sector background will be beneficial.

This is an urgent requirement with great prospects and is likely to be filled quickly, so do not hesitate in applying.