Financial Controller/ Management Accountant

Winner Recruitment
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Winner Recruitment are recruiting on behalf of a very successful Construction company for a qualified and confident Management Accountant/ Financial Controller to manage a small accountancy team.

You must have around 5 years experience of accountancy and must have managed a team and lead by example.

You will be reporting directly to the Financial Director. You will be responsible for the team, report on the team while dealing with your day to day targets too.

You will be expected to produce timely and accurate management information.

You must consolidate budget and forecast/business plan information for the group; to perform key reconciliation tasks; to assist with year-end processes and statutory accounts preparation.

We require qualifications from one of the CCAB-recognised Accountancy bodies or equivalent (ACCA, CIMA, ACA etc)

Key Responsibilities:

Management Reporting

•Produce the monthly consolidated management reports in line with the required timeframes provided by the Finance Director
•Review and analyse all inputs to the reports
•Provide variance analysis and commentary in support of the monthly reports as directed
•Provide ad-hoc management reports as required by Directors
•Continually adapt and improve management reports as agreed with the Finance Director
•Consolidate annual budget, including long term cash flow planning and rolling plan/forecast information for subsequent years
•Lead, develop and support the Accounts Manager in managing the rest of the Accounts team to produce accurate and timely data.
•Business analysis on specified areas from the Finance Director
•Other ad hoc duties as prescribed by the Finance Director or Managing Director to assist in achieving the Finance Department objectives

Year End

•Assist with the preparation of year end accounts, liaising with auditors as required
•Prepare annual statutory accounts

Person Specification – Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

Accounting and Systems

•Minimum 5 years accounting experience in a busy, progressive and tightly managed business, including monthly reporting, annual budget preparations, financial modelling, cash flow reporting and statutory accounts
•Extensive experience of computerised accounting systems
•Demonstrable experience of facilitating and implementing new accounts systems
•Highly proficient Microsoft Office user

Analytical Skills

•Ability to ‘think outside the box’ and to assimilate data into meaningful financial information
•Strong spreadsheet manipulation skills and aptitude for Excel work
•A meticulous and methodical approach
•Ability to develop and improve report formats in line with business needs

Project Management Skills

•Ability to deliver accurate, high quality work and reports to deadlines and to required standards
•Good report development and writing skills
•Strong project management and administrative skills
•Consistent performance under pressure
•Self-motivation and drive

People Skills

•High standard of written and verbal communication
•Able to communicate effectively at all levels within a large organisation
•Demonstrable experience of managing an established accounts team
•Proven relationship building skills
•Flexible approach to work

Benefits of the company are:£35 - £50k annum Excellent company benefits

Discretionary bonus (paid twice a year) and a contributory pension scheme.
Free parking
Great kitchen facilities
Friendly atmosphere

You will need to have a strong willed personality and be used to working in an Industrial Environment. Please only apply if you have the relevant experience.

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