Financial Controller

17 Mar 2017
16 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a fast growing digital agency with a fantastic atmosphere and a genuine sense of excitement within the business. The finance team is currently going through a period of growth and development and to that end the agency are keen to find an ambitious qualified accountant looking for their next step.

Working closely with the FD, this role involves reinvigorating the finance function, working closely with the business as well as managing a team of 3.

·Identify and review financial controls and ensure effective processes are put in place to manage them
·Lead the implementation of best practice planning and control techniques, in line with business needs
· Implement global policies
·Proactively manage the team, providing guidance, direction and mentoring to individuals, in order to build and retain talent within the organisation.
·Ensure all corporate and business deadlines are met, and information is provided in a timely and accurate manner.
·Liaise with the company's auditors to ensure the preparation of the year-end draft financial statements and all supporting working papers to conform with IFRS.
·Maintain the integrity of the balance sheet and profit and loss at all times ensuring that the Finance Manager completes all reconciliations on time and continually review for any risks and opportunities to the business
·Ensure in its entirety that the month end accounting and reporting process runs smoothly and timely and ensuring all balances are correctly reported.
·Review and be wholly responsible for all work produced by Finance Manager to ensure accuracy
·Any other adhoc projects as required by the Head of Finance and the Business
·Continually challenge and be active in the improvement of all reporting and systems within remit and the wider finance team. Sharing the objective with the team to ensure that all information and outputs from the finance department are accurate, timely and relevant, efficiently prepared and delivered.
·To be a positive and engaged senior member of the finance team.

  • ACA, CIMA or ACCA Qualified
  • Previous experience within the media
  • Experience working in fast paced, quick turnaround environments
  • Ability to work well under pressure, working accurately with attention to detail and meeting
  • deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to influence across the organisation
  • Flexible attitude towards working commitments.
  • Real team player with innate desire to embrace change