Financial Controller

East London
£325 - £400 Per Day LTD company day rate
11 Jan 2019
18 Jan 2019
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Harcourt Matthews
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time

As a niche, independent Professional Business Services group, this established organisation operates within a highly competitive and fast-moving market place. Enjoying continued financial and operational growth and with a commitment to continued profitable strategic expansion, the Board is currently seeking a qualified accountant to take up a commercially-focused Financial Controller role. Supporting the Board in driving commercial MI and KPIs' alongside improved systems, enhanced profitability and value creation, you will provide financial leadership and a comprehensive management and analytical resource to the business. Your varied brief includes:

•Preparation of monthly P&L & financial statements
•Preparation & review of annual audit pack
•Driving the quarterly and annual budgeting & reporting cycle
•Review & management of weekly & monthly cash flow
•Development & delivery of financial reporting to SMT & the Board to support decision making
•Overseeing the control of Payables, Receivables & Payroll management
•Ensuring quality control over financial transactions & financial reporting
•Co-ordination & overseeing the preparation of VAT returns & financial forecasts
•Development, implementation & documentation of business processes & accounting policies to ensure robust financial control
•Management & development of 2 members of staff

As a qualified accountant with strong technical accounting and commercial skills gained within an expanding SME environment, and ideally within the Professional or Business Services sector, you will demonstrate a track record of delivering robust financial and cost control, business profitability, increasing financial value and challenging key stakeholders on business-critical decision making. The role demands strong gravitas to positively influence the Board and a hands-on, proactive approach, Sage Line 200 finance systems skills would be advantageous. This is an excellent opportunity to undertake a highly visible role and positively impact on the business as a member of the Senior Management team.

Harcourt Matthews is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Our divisions include Accounting & Finance; HR – Human Resources & Personnel; IT – Information Technology; Pfi/PPP & FM; Procurement & Purchasing; Project Management & PMO; Sales & Marketing