Financial Controller

Recruiter
Ideal Recruit Ltd
Location
Altham
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job purpose:
The Financial Controller is responsible for the efforts and results of the financial department. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer/Managing Director in regards to all financial and accounting activities, overseeing financial department staff in day to day operations.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:
• Oversee all company accounts and investments
• Create monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends and financial forecasts
• Manage cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly interviewing internal reports
• Supervise and manage financial department staff, including accountants and financial assistants
• Motivate and lead finance team members by clarifying roles and providing helpful feedback
• Suggest updates and improvements for accounting systems
• Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed and reported
• Establish and implement financial reporting systems to comply with government regulations and legislation and Jsox or Sarbanes Oxley
• Collaborate with auditing services to ensure proper compliance with all regulations
• Develop budgets and financial plans for the company based on research and data reports
• Review all financial pans and budgets regularly to lead improvements
• Examine all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies
• Create systems to prevent errors in data collection and calculations
• Report to the CFO/MD with timely and accurate financial information
• Assist the CFO in presenting reports to senior executives, stakeholders and board members

Qualifications and experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in accounting, business, economics, finance or related field
• At least five years’ experience in a business or finance environment
• Management experience, leadership and organisational skills
• Outstanding mathematical and research skills
• Honesty, reliability and integrity
• Solid written and verbal communication with high attention to detail
• Analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills
• Experience using SYSPRO would be preferred but not essential

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