Financial Controller

Firefly Human Capital Ltd
Wooburn Industrial Park, UK
16 Jun 2019
28 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting new opportunity which has arisen to join a leading tech company as a Financial Controller on a permanent basis. This role is responsible for management, accounting and process improvements

We are looking for a pro-active, ambitious and confident Financial Controller to be part of this growing and successful team.

The responsibilities of the Financial Controller will be as follows:
  • Month end accounting
  • Management of the general ledger
  • AP team management (2 direct reports)
  • AR team management (3 direct reports)
  • VAT accounting
  • Preparation of detailed monthly cashflow projections and associated Board reporting on performance against targets
  • Liaison with commercial, sales and acct management teams to understand and drive resolution of customer issues impacting cash collection
  • Management of audit issues
  • Ensuring cash targets are met through effective capital management

Essential attributes:
  • ACA/ACCA qualified
  • Articulate, numerate and literate
  • Ability to understand, present and explain financial results to non-financial colleagues
  • Confidence and gravitas to challenge the status quo
  • Socially confident, enthusiastic and resilient
  • Strong spreadsheet and IT skills (current accounting system is SAP B1)
  • An experience in a SME environment (and or SAP B1) would be an advantage
  • Solid financial training and likely to have knowledge of multiple organisations (from audit work in practice)
  • Experience in an IT, Outsourcing or other similar environment in a technology industry would be helpful
  • Tech-savvy. Completely at ease with email, instant messaging, texting, and the Microsoft Office suite
  • Honest, trustworthy and someone who exudes integrity
  • Professional with inter personal skills, excellent communication skills and proven customer facing skills
  • Able to deliver the highest quality of work within tight timescales and therefore able to work under pressure and to deadlines

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