Financial Controller

£70k - 80k per year + .
17 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Matt Wicks
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

My Media client based in central London are looking for an experienced Financial Controller for a maternity cover period. The ideal Financial Controller will have been in this role previously reporting directly into the FD. You will be very technical in your approach rather than working as an FC in the commercial space. Ideally ACA qualified looking for an FTC package of between 70-80k per annum.

Role for Financial Controller

Maternity cover for 9 - 14 months overseeing the financial reporting processes for the business, managing a team of 2. Reporting directly to the Finance Director you will be responsible for overseeing the month end processes for management, financial and regulatory reporting deadlines


Key responsibilities as a Financial Controller

? Oversee the preparation of and review monthly management accounts and the annual reports (statutory and regulatory under IFRS for Quoted Companies)

? Manage the relationship with the regulator, Ofgem, including review of annual finance deliverables such as the Agreed upon Procedures and Regulatory Instructions and Guidance for Price Control

? Oversee the preparation of and review the monthly financial presentations for the Executive Board and the Board of Directors

? Manage the production of the annual Price Control financial report, including supporting analysis

? Management of financial reporting team, including mid-year and annual reviews and regular catch-ups

? Manage the relationship with the statutory auditors

? Manage the development of the SAP GL and new project structures

? Establish accounting treatment and implement accounting processes for new services

Skills and Experiences Essential

? Industry experience in similar role

? Strong technical accounting knowledge of IFRS applicable to quoted companies

? Managing expectations and meeting tight deadlines

? Representing the financial reporting function at Board meetings

? Business partnering with senior management staff across functions

? Ability to challenge assumptions and processes

? Enjoys a changing environment and working cross-functionally

? Organised and able to communicate effectively

? ACA qualification, first time passes


Renumeration Package for Financial Controller

70 - 80K per annum fixed.