Financial Controller

Recruiter
Goldhawk Associates
Location
West Sussex
Salary
55000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
08 Aug 2017
Expires
21 Aug 2017
Sector
Accounting
Contract Type
Freelance
Our client, a well-established and successful international business that boasts year on year growth, is embarking on the search for a high calibre Financial Controller for their Kent site. Managing a team and reporting into the Finance Director, this role will take responsibility for ensuring the smooth running of the finance function, working closely with the senior management team and commercial finance function. This role will assume the following responsibilities:

• Management of the month end process, with ultimate responsibility for the P&L, balance sheet and cash flow plus associated reporting
• Consolidation of the monthly management accounts and commentary
• The driving force behind the control structure, ensuring adequate processes and controls are in place and adopting a continuous improvement practice
• Adopting a business partnering function, working with external customers, reviewing contracts and working practices, ensuring all are smoothly audited and controlled
• Management of the year end process, acting as a key contact for external auditors
• Reviewing performance figures and ensuring the correct close of the ledgers and transactional functions
• Provision of ad-hoc information and analysis
• Working closely with other areas of the business to ensure best practice is maintained and information is shared

Candidates will be formally qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with a strong understanding of the importance of a solid internal control and process structure, the confidence to manage a team and the ability to seek improvements. In addition, this role would suit a detail orientated individual who is willing to develop and adapt in an ever changing and fast paced environment. The role would suit either an experience Financial Controller or a qualified individual looking to make the move into their first Financial Controller position. An excellent opportunity to join a well-established and successful business with long term development opportunities.

Unfortunately, due to the high number of applications currently being received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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