Financial Controller

Cardiff (Caerdydd)
08 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Financial Controller

Location: Cardiff

Department: Finance

Reports to: Head of Finance


Scope and Purpose:

Contribute to the strategic planning and decision making at the executive level to develop and implement accounting systems and processes that align with the organisation’s overall vision and its current long term business objectives. Main activities include: treasury forecasting; financial analysis, planning/forecasting and reporting; management of treasury, credit control and accounts payable departments; manage various insurance policies and cost control.

Key Accountabilities:

·Analyse the organisation's revenues, liabilities, credit conditions, and other financial indicators to forecast its short, medium, and long-term cash flow position. Evaluate and recommend to senior management investments, funding sources, and other financial instruments that will meet these cash flow needs.

·Advise senior management on financial matters and on the potential impact of current and future laws and regulations on the operation of the organisation.

·Review (and in some cases prepare) the organisation's financial reports. These may include monthly management accounts, reports for external auditors, yearend reports, financial projections, etc.

·Lead the audit of banking facilities and liaise with finance providers

·Lead, direct, evaluate, and develop project teams to ensure the organisation’s finance activities are conducted accurately, ethically, consistently and according to the relevant regulations, laws and standards.

·Plan, prioritise, schedule, and manage some of the mini-company projects within the finance department.

·Develop and implement ad-hoc reports and analysis for senior management as requested.

·Implement continuous improvement, control improvements and other TQM activities across the finance department

This is not a definitive list of all duties and responsibilities and is not intended to be a total definition of the job, but an outline of duties.

Person Specification:

·Masters in Finance related subject

·Extensive SAP (FICO and MM) experience along with SAP certification

·Short, Medium and Long term financial forecasting experience

·Experience of leading and implementing automated accounting systems

·Fixed Assets Control experience

·Experience of implementing SAP modules across multiple group companies

·Variance Analysis experience

·Experience of influencing senior stakeholders.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 5th April 2018

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