Financial Controller/ Business Partner

Altum Consulting
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Company Overview

Our client is a leading London based independent Carbon, Energy and Sustainability advisory firm with over 100 clients consisting of mostly FTSE 350 and large public sector organisations.

They are recruiting a Financial Controller to support the newly appointed Finance Director who is developing a high-performing finance function who will act as a true business partner to all areas of the company.

Their offices are based just off Piccadilly Circus.

Job Description

This key role within the organisation will have a twin focus in respect of ensuring that the financial processes run smoothly to support cash-flow and compliance, and deliver business intelligence through clean data and intelligent analysis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of the monthly management accounts (incl. preparation of monthly journals).
  • Cash management (incl. management of invoicing processes).
  • Project profitability reporting and ownership of the revenue recognition process .
  • Preparation of the annual accounts to TB level incl. Audit pack.
  • Line management of Accounts Assistant (Sales, Purchases & Bank data entry and credit control).
  • Overseeing monthly outsourced payroll.
  • Contributing to decisions regarding financial strategy and suggest improvements for operational control.
  • Preparation of data & analysis to support monthly board reporting.
  • Modelling to support annual budgeting processes & budget spend tracking.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree educated.
  • Part-qualified or fully qualified accountant (ICAEW, ACCA or CIMA).
  • Demonstrable data analytics expertise (preferably in a business partnering environment).
  • Previous experience of full trial balance ownership.
  • Openness and willingness to learn and develop within their culture.
  • Mid-level Excel capabilities (VLOOKUP/Pivot tables/SUMIF & multiple IF statements).