Financial Controller (High Growth Company)

The purpose of the role is to work closely with the CFO to bring absolute integrity to the financial processes, systems and internal controls.

This is a key leadership role within the Finance team driving best practice and quality with a unwavering focus on supporting the business to achieve its growth plan and strategic goals.

Main Duties

Responsible for the timely and accurate compilation of consolidated monthly accounts and commentary as well as submission to head office
Responsible for the annual compliance programme including audit, tax and corporate secretarial across UK and international entities
Providing practical and commercially focused advice, variance analysis and insight to the key stakeholders in a growing and evolving environment
Responsible for the annual consolidated budgets and forecasts and for detailed planning on business overheads as well as presenting the information to the Senior Leadership Team
Ensuring absolute integrity in the balance sheet reconciliation processes with a full understanding of any risks to the carrying balances
Mentoring, coaching and developing the Finance team, including setting of both individual and team KPIs
Continuous improvement in developing the people, systems and processes within the Finance team to the benefit of the organisation delivering automation, simplification and enhanced information flow
Cashflow and treasury reporting and forecasting, ensuring working capital is available to fund operational and capital requirements and that the foreign exchange exposure is well managed
Supporting the CFO to build the financial plans for the business and informing and tracking against those goals and adjusting as necessary
Partnering with the operational teams to facilitate the successful execution of promotions, adding value through finance, risk and process expertise
Other ad-hoc duties and special projects that add value to the organisation

Skills and experience

ACCA or CIMA qualified with relevant commercial experience
Previous experience in a Financial Controller role or similar
Exceptional attention to detail with a strong focus on quality outcomes
High level of self-motivation, drive, initiative and adaptability
Experience in developing a finance team that aligns with the business goals
Focus and proven track record on process improvement and adaption to the business needs as they change
Excellent communication, interpersonal and business partnering skills
Effective planning, time management and a focus on meeting deadlines
Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel and significant exposure to systems and the role they play in improving the finance function

  • Location: Hammersmith and Fulham, England
  • Salary: £90000 - £95000 per annum + + 10% Bonus
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: McGinley Support Services
  • Posted: 03-Feb-2023
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