Financial Controller

Recruiter
Eileen Richards Recruitment
Location
Leicester
Posted
08 Dec 2018
Closes
28 Dec 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Financial Controller

Leicester

£65,000 - £70,000 p.a.

* Are you a Strategic Finance Controller with experience of project costing?

* Do you want to work for an award-winning, innovative company?

* Are you confident, self-motivated and have a high level of attention to detail?

The Company:

Eileen Richards Recruitment are currently working with our client who are an award winning innovative consultancy practice, who offer first-class services designed with their customers specific requirements in mind.

Role & Responsibilities:

* Production of monthly management and annual budget information for the Group and for a separate hive off entity with external investors.

* Ensuring the client is in control of their cashflow and profitability.

* Ensuring the client’s quarterly and annual compliance obligations are maintained in respect tax and statutory reporting for 4 group entities and the hive off business.

* Ensure all purchase and sales invoices are recorded / distributed promptly and accurately.

* Ensure systems and procedures are in place to minimise data input and designed to deliver information in the appropriate format for all stakeholders in the business’.

* Ensure liabilities are managed effectively and paid in accordance with forecast.

* Produce a rolling budget that reflects the business current plans and objectives

* Within 7 days of month end, report actual results against budget / last year and produce a rolling forecast to include cashflow, profit and loss and balance sheet – together with supporting information – in particular customer / contract profitability.

* At year end, produce management accounts and liaise with the business’ accountants to produce statutory accounts and corporation tax returns (including drafting our Research & Development Tax Credit claims). The annual accounts will include an element of Group accounting.

* Working with the wider delivery team ensuring customer proposals meets our profit criteria.

* Liaising with both the company’s UK and Ukraine staff, and also maintaining excellent relationships with their accountants and funders.

About You:

* Qualified accountant from a recognised accountancy body (ICAEW, CIMA, ACCA) with minimum 3 years PQE.

* Must be an advanced Excel user with modelling & forecasting capability.

* Must be competent at data extraction and summary from accounting software and time costing systems.

* Must be able to communicate financial issues in financial as well as non-financial language.

* Must have experience of working within a dynamic and fast paced SME.

* Experience using Xero is an advantage.

* You must be self-motivated, confident, and flexible with a high level of attention to detail.

* Someone who can work as an integrated team member to help the company achieve its objectives.

* You must be prepared to take initiative, whilst adopting the Group’s Values.

* Effective communication skills.

Additional Benefits:

* Basic salary of £65K

* 25 days annual holiday

* Private healthcare

* Company Pension

If you do not receive a response within five working days then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Eileen Richards Recruitment are experienced within eight different sectors consisting of Accountancy and Finance, Construction, Customer Service & Onsite, Directors & Non-Executive, Human Resources, Office (including PA/EA), Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain & Procurement.

We look forward to helping you in your career in these sectors, so please send a copy of your CV to us. If you know of other people who are currently looking for a new career in these sectors please feel free to refer them to us.

We look forward to hearing from you

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