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Financial Controller

Posted 5 January by PSD Group Ended

Internationally renowned leisure organisation based in Surrey are looking for a Financial Controller to join their leadership team. Key to the role is the overall management of the finance function and to help drive the business commercially. The role will suit a qualified accountant with a background in sport, leisure or hospitality.

The Role -

  • Effectively manage the finance operation of the business, including managing and mentoring a small team
  • Work closely with the Group Financial Controller and senior leadership team in the strategic planning of the business
  • Deliver accurate and timely Management Accounts with forward looking analysis on key trends including performance against budget for both revenue and costs.
  • Oversee the financial management and reporting of each event, including pre event forecast and post event results, providing detailed explanations for variances to plan.
  • Assist with preparing where necessary and review the monthly profit and loss accounts
  • Complete a detailed Financial Controllers narrative advising on the previous month’s results noting any exceptions and actions taken.
  • To be responsible for the development of all members of staff within the accounts department, including annual performance appraisals
  • Prepare annual statutory financial statements in line with current reporting standards and submit a detailed audit pack

The Person

  • Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA Accountant
  • Must hold a valid driving license for travel between offices
  • Sport, Leisure and Hospitality experience very advantageous
  • Commercially astute, technically strong, influential leader and experience of leading both strategic and operational teams.

Required skills

  • ACA
  • ACCA
  • CIMA

Reference: 34146996

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