My client is a successful Group of software development companies with a broad and high-profile customer base. (Customers include FTSE 100 organisations) Located in Cardiff and delivering cutting edge technology solutions to a variety of sectors; they are currently looking to recruit a Financial Controller to help manage the day to day finances of the Group.
This important role will help to lead the day to day finance function, reporting to and working closely with the Head of Finance in areas including sales ledger, purchase ledger, banking, treasury, management reports and importantly managing a small finance team.
Direct Line management of 2 staff members
Working closely with group sales and operations team, ensure accurate revenue recognition, including project profitability, and accrued and deferred income.
Cash-flow management, forecasting and reporting across the group
Management of monthly sales invoicing across a variety of contracts and supervision of credit control process for each group entity.
Management of purchase ledger, including purchase orders, purchase invoicing, expense claims, authorisation processes and supplier payment runs
Responsibility for timely month end results, including all journals, prepayments and accruals
Assistance with review of quarterly VAT returns
Supervision of daily bank reconciliation
Management of expense claims and credit card statements processing
Assistance with providing month end management reports for external clients as required.
Management of group audit and overseas entity (Canada) including liaison with local accountants.
Ad hoc projects as advised by the Head of Finance.
Skills & experience:
Finance Qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) is desirable
Good MS Office skills in Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Experience of book-keeping and working in a finance environment.
Knowledge of Xero accounting system desirable
Experience of working in a fast growth and entrepreneurial environment desirable.
Ability to demonstrate good organizational skills
Ability to give great customer experience in all communication
Ability to prioritise work to meet competing deadlines
Ability to work well with others from across the organisation.
Excellent career prospects in the medium term.
- Accounting System
- Finance Function
- Financial Controller
- Revenue Recognition
- Line Management
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