Financial Controller - 70-90k + Bonus and Benefits - London

Posted 9 March by PSD Group Easy Apply

Financial Controller - 70-90k + Bonus and Benefits - London

Leading sports marketing agency based in London are looking for a Financial Controller to join their rapidly expanding organization ASAP. Key to the role is the provision of commercial finance support to senior stakeholders, while managing the day to day finance operations of the business.

The Role

Finance Business Support

- Taking responsibility for producing information aligned to business strategy for monthly regional management team and quarterly whole group meetings

- Supporting the commercial growth of international branches through accurate and meaningful information and analysis

- Working with the commercial operations team and client leads to understand and correctly recognise revenue

- Assisting the commercial operations team with fee proposals and contract compliance as required

- Finance team leadership and development

- Monitor the operation and development of systems

- Provide day to day support for the CFO as required.

Financial and Management Accounting

- Production of timely and insightful monthly management accounts, including variance analysis and commentary

- Financial planning, forecasting and budget processes

- Cash flow management

- Production of annual statutory accounts for audit and tax reporting

- Statutory audits and Sarbanes Oxley compliance reviews

- Oversight of monthly payroll, pensions and benefits process

- Preparation of quarterly VAT and monthly ECSL returns

- Preparation of ONS returns

- Leadership and implementation of strong controls, building on effective processes and reporting in a Sarbanes Oxley compliance environment

Group Financial Reporting

- Monthly Flash / Actual results reporting (full P&L and Balance Sheet reporting, reconciliations and supporting schedules and analysis)

- Quarterly reporting including Reforecasts, Budgets, CSR and Client Profitability in SAP BFC and SOX schedules

- Preparation of headcount and salary run rates schedules

- Preparation of Year End schedules

- Resolve any queries from group relating to results/forecasts

The Person

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA)
  • Flexibility required to succeed in an entrepreneurial/high growth company
  • Ability to build relationships across the company and the empathy to act as the critical interface between finance and the business.
  • Experience of marketing / professional services environment an advantage but not essential
  • International experience an advantage in particular mainland Europe and United States

Required skills

  • Business Support
  • Finance Team
  • Financial Reporting
  • Management Accountant

Reference: 34645194

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