Financial Controller

Robert Half
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Robert Half Finance & Accounting are recruiting a Financial Controller for a client based in Hertford.


In the position of Financial Controller Hertford you will Report to the Finance Director, a hands-on role that assumes responsibility for financial accounting control, financial planning and management of all transactional processing finance functions. Alongside this you would support other senior managers throughout the business to ensure budget control. Specific responsibilities include:

Support the Finance Director in driving revenues and margins in the further development of the business.
* Maintain the highest standards of compliance and financial control.
* Creation of in-depth cash flow forecasts
* Lead and development of operation finance function plus provide support and expertise to client finance function
* Management of compliance on client reporting to ensure all contractual obligations taking a lead as company internal auditor
* A key member of the finance team and business partner with both internal departments and external clients to ensure the finance are performing to expectations and compliance is being met across all stakeholders.
* Oversee the implementation of a new payroll process to improve the business delivery to all our plus 1000 employees
* Manage the transactional processing function, payroll, purchase ledger, sales ledger
* Managing the year end statutory accounts and audit including external advisers such as auditors and legal representative
* Month-end reporting on profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow and Development and ongoing improvement of this financial information and KPI's.


You will need to be a qualified accountant either ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA

Previous Payroll experience with developing processes/ procedures

Strong man management skills as you will be responsible for 4 reports

Ability to adhere to tight month end deadlines


Established client looking for a hands on finance manager/ controller to drive current processes particularly around Payroll. Excellent opportunity for someone to add value from the fruits of their labour and join a business that promotes career progression/ satisfaction.

Salary & Benefits

£55,000 to £65,000 plus 10% bonus, 25 days holiday

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms:

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