Financial Controller - maternity cover, one year contract
We’re looking for an exceptional Financial Controller to provide cover for a maternity contract which will be 9-12 months in duration, commencing February 2018 . Reporting to the Chief Finance Officer, your main responsibilities will be:
To provide internal management accounts and related matters, including monitoring WIP, fees and related debt recovery, accounts and financial reporting and preparation of management packs/monthly departmental accounts, to include operating results, finance position and variance. You’ll also prepare the firm’s annual budget and financial accounts, periodic forecast and quarterly valuation of WIP by client and department.
Whilst providing succinct commentary during your monthly preparation report, you’ll highlight KPI’s, significant variations and trends and translate into meaningful information. You’ll also take responsibility for monthly cash flow, monitoring of cash movements, fees, billing and preparation for quarterly VAT returns for the firm.
Other responsibilities will include reviewing of creditors, reconciliations, employee expenses, statements, bad debt provision and liaising with bankers as and when is required. You’ll also have line management responsibility and assistance from a Financial Assistant.
We’re looking for a talented and seasoned Financial Controller that continuously looks at ways to improve FIS and reports. Additionally, you’ll have/be:
- ACCA/ACA qualified or equivalent
- Previously held a FC or similar level post, particularly with budgeting and forecasting
- Ideally have an understanding of an accountancy practice
- Strong organisational and management skills
- Attention to detail and accuracy
- Ability to meet and establish deadlines
- Good interpersonal skills and an effective team member
Expertise in following applications:
- Sage Line 50
An excellent role with excellent benefits, apply now for an immediate interview