Group Finance Controller

Recruiter
Sellick Partnership
Location
Lancashire
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Interim Group Finance Controller required to join a well-established Local Authority organisation based within the AGMA region.

This is a fantastic, newly created opportunity. You will be responsible for all aspects of financial control, reporting analysis for a group of smaller organisations owned by the Local Authority.

The role is initially for 6 months and paying 300-400 per day.

As the Group Financial Controller you will be responsible for:

Accounting and Reporting

  • Monthly reporting of capital expenditure.
  • Consolidation of the group accounts.
  • Prepare monthly management accounts, including results analysis and commentary, and recommendations for actions to be taken.
  • Establish processes and controls; with a particular focus on establishing systems during the company ownership transition period.
  • Produce year-end accounts for the Local Authority's group consolidation.
  • Business partnering with Senior non-finance and finance staff
  • Prepare year-end statutory accounts for the Local Authority's companies.
  • Manage the year-end audit process.
  • Production of technical accounting papers to support significant/unusual transactions.

Financial Planning and Analysis

  • Preparation of annual budget and updated forecasts.
  • Provide support in preparing capital investment proposals and subsequent post-mortem analysis of executed projects.
  • Identify opportunities and developing business cases for improved Local Authority and company financial performance.
  • Enabling the commercial analysis and review of the services provided via the sub contracts.
  • Ad hoc analysis projects (e.g. preparation of financial models to support various commercial/financing activities).

Banking and Treasury

  • Authorisation of company supplier/significant other cash payments
  • Prepare cash flow forecasts. Compare actuals v forecast and seek to improve the management of working capital and cash.

The Person:

  • Be CCAB Qualified Accountant with at least 2 years post-qualified experience
  • Have a proven track record of delivery in a business in a commercial setting
  • Have experience in stakeholder engagement and communication in a transformational environment
  • Have experience of assisting in business planning to deliver continuous service improvement
  • Have a strong proven track record of interpreting corporate aims into financial and commercial plans
  • Have experience preparing financial budgets and forecasts
  • Have experience in the use of general ledger system
  • Be a strong verbal and written communication
  • Strong Microsoft skills

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultant boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.


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