Financial Controller / Senior Accountant / Finance Manager

Recruiter
WH Finance Ltd
Location
St. Albans, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Oct 2019
Closes
19 Oct 2019
Ref
1270904526
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a leading energy broking business that is looking to significantly increase its market presence in this highly competitive industry and is now looking to recruit a Financial Controller / Senior Accountant / Finance Manager to be responsible for the financial management of the business and play a significant role in the development of company.

Reporting to the Head of Finance and Audit, this is a highly varied role where your typical duties will cover:

* Day to day management of the finance function, ensuring that all financial transactions are recorded in an accurate & timely manner

* Preparation of weekly MI reporting with analysis and commentary

* Preparation of monthly management accounts including profit & loss, balance sheet and other internal reporting requirements with variance analysis

* Credit Control, ensuring debtor days are minimised

* Provide relevant financial information to the Senior team include income & expenditure & cash flow forecasts

* Support Finance and Operational Managers in understanding individual & team profitability

* Provide ad hoc reporting & analysis as required

* Review key risks and anticipate potential risks arising from new strategies and external factors

* Responsible for ensuring financial controls are robust & appropriate & in keeping with company policies

* Run commission statements

* Communicate sales figures & targets to team

* Create & tailor bespoke consumption reports with management information for clients

* Business Planning

Key Requirements:

* ACCA / CIMA qualified

* Experience in similar role

* A proven track record ideally gained from the energy sector is highly desirable.

* Good understanding of Accounting frameworks, policies & procedures

* Strong all-round accounts experience including month end processes, sales & purchase ledgers, credit control, reporting & analysis

* Influence business decision by demonstrating a detailed understanding of financial expectations

* Excellent communication skills at all levels across the business and with all stakeholders

* Good knowledge of using MS Excel & Sage 50

* Organised & efficient with excellent attention to detail & the ability to work to tight deadlines

* Excellent interpersonal skills

* Strong client management skills to manage the needs of the clients

* Excellent communication and customer service skills

* Negotiation skills

* Strong analytical skills

Exceptional career prospects are available and interviews are ongoing so apply now

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