Financial Controller

Recruiter
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Location
Harlow
Salary
£70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted
20 Apr 2017
Closes
20 May 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This fast growing, privately owned company has grown significantly over the last few years due to a combination of strong entrepreneurial leadership and operational excellence. Pure are now working in partnership with our client to find a Financial Controller that will fulfil and grow this newly created role.

The business operates within the energy sector and has developed relationships with a broad range of customers across the UK. They operate on the Herts / Essex border and have exciting plans to strategically grow the business both organically and by acquisition. The board is seeking to appoint a hands on Financial Controller to provide strong leadership to the senior management team.

The overall objective of the role is to provide effective financial information, advice and stewardship to the business, working closely with the Board. The intention is that this role with naturally grow in to a fully-fledged Finance Director.

Key Responsibilities
• Provide sound financial advice and guidance to board and management
• Responsibility for the production on monthly management accounts, including relevant KPI's and appropriate commentary
• Daily cash management and cash-flow forecasting
• Preparation of annual budgets and quarterly reforecasting
• Completion of year end accounts
• Mange the companies tax affairs and secretarial duties
• Liaise and manage various key funding relationships including various reporting on projects
• Continuous review and improvement of financial controls, processes and systems

The successful candidate will be a Qualified Accountant and a natural leader who is also keen to be hands on. Qualities will include excellent report writing skills with the ability to present complex financial information. Strong systems skills are a must and a working knowledge of Sage Line 50 an advantage.

Experience of working in owner managed businesses that has seen significant growth is a must and knowledge of Energy Efficiency, Renewable, Clean Tech or Fintech industry sectors will be a distinct advantage. Exposure to a VC or PE environment would also be useful.

This is a fast moving commercial environment and therefore requires an ability to think fast, master the detail of the business and build credibility with a robust experienced board.

For more information about this exciting, challenging and rewarding role, please contact Andy Dowsett at Pure Resourcing Solutions.