Financial Controller

Croydon (City/Town), London (Greater)
£40,000 pa
12 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
MA GAAP 1532
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, a national service company, is seeking a Financial Controller to join their thriving and growing business. This role is an exciting opportunity for someone who is a qualified accounting professional and who can demonstrate managerial support, as well as communicate at various levels of the business.

The role will involve completing financial reports and forecasts for future business growth.  Other duties include:

  • Approve supplier payments
  • Process monthly invoices
  • Send month end customer statements
  • Chase debt owed via credit control
  • Responsible for other duties including P11D's and parking fines
  • Contribute to the companies objectives relating to the financial strategy
  • Provide various weekly and monthly financial reports
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts for all Group companies, to the required deadlines
  • Authorise company purchases including equipment and services
  • Line manage all accounting staff
  • Responsibility for accurate and complete Annual Financial Statements and the external audit of these by the Group Auditors
  • Bank reconciliations
  • VAT Returns
  • PAYE/NI payments, including CIS
  • Monthly invoicing (approx. 300 standard per month)
  • NEST pension management
  • Audit liaison
  • P11Ds

Candidate Profile

  • Professional accounting qualification or equivalent
  • Proven managerial experience within an accounting environment
  • Higher level accounting experience in an engineering and/or service related organisation
  • Previous exposure of corporate governance
  • Experience of accounts software and Microsoft Excel to an intermediate/advanced level