Financial Controller

England, London, City of London
£60000 - £70000 per annum
14 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Harper May
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is one of London's most exciting events companies. The organisation, based in Central London, is seeking an experienced Financial Controller to lead their team. My client is known for running some of the most exciting events in Europe with over 5 million attendees a year. The company have 4 sites, but also run mobile events, and are expanding across Europe. Reporting to the Finance Director, this role has primary responsibility for all aspects of day-to-day finance and commercial reporting. The successful candidate will be fully qualified and will have events or ticketing experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Business partnering with senior stakeholders to deliver sound commercial strategy
  • Working closely with non-finance teams to maximise profitability
  • Setting company-wide budgets and detailed forecasts
  • Preparation of financial statements and statutory accounts
  • Analysis and review of monthly management accounts
  • Maintenance and improvement of systems & processes to ensure strong financial control
  • Lead on preliminary and year end audit
  • Working with Group and external advisory to complete the VAT & corporation tax returns
  • Monitor, analyse and approve capital expenditure

Desired Skills and Experience

  • A hardworking and honest individual
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a similar position
  • Must be fully qualified
  • Highly-motivated and pro-active self starter
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Degree not necessary but is preferred
  • Previous experience in events or a ticketing environment is essential.