Finance Controller

18 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

15ten15 are currently recruiting on behalf of fast moving and unique financial services business for a Finance Controller

Main responsibilities

As Finance Controlleryou will control the Group’s reporting, financial status and procedures, ensuring compliance with all statutory requirements to maximise profitability and minimise risk. Other key responsibilities will include:

  • Setting up, maintaining and supervising appropriate accounting systems, controls and compliance procedures to deal effectively with financial transactions relating to clients, account holders, suppliers, banking, cash and payroll
  • Prepare monthly management accounts & supporting schedules, along with commentary to enable faster more accurate decision making
  • Monitor company business performance against plan challenging reasons for under-performance and assess adequacy of remedial action where appropriate
  • Ensuring the company adheres to best accounting practice, financial and commercial management procedures to ensure successful implementation of the agreed policies
  • Strong direction and leadership of the finance team (Financial Accountant and Finance Assistant) in all aspects of their work to ensure high standards. Work effectively with the operational finance team and data reporting team.
  • Assist in the preparation and monitoring of financial management reports including but not limited to company operating plans, budgets, forecasts and variance
  • Reporting of Finance related KPIs in a clear and accessible manner for non-finance staff

Ideal candidate

Our client is looking for an individual who is CIMA qualified, with at least 3-5 years post qualified experience in the financial services sector, preferably in Payments and Banking. They are also looking for an individual with the following skills and attributes:

  • Leadership capability to deputise for the CFO and lead and inspire the finance team
  • Essential to have line management experience
  • Digitally literate across MS Office suite, in particular Excel
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good communicator across a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Ability to work under pressure and within tight deadlines
  • Self-starter who can manage and structure their own time effectively
  • A completer-finisher with good attention to detail
  • Flexible attitude

About the company

Our client is offering a package promoting a competitive salary.

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