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Financial Controller

Posted 12 February by Ideal Recruit Easy Apply Ended

The Financial Controller is responsible for the efforts and results of the financial department. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer/Managing Director in regards to all financial and accounting activities, overseeing financial department staff in day to day operations.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Oversee all company accounts and investments
  • Create monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends and financial forecasts
  • Manage cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly interviewing internal reports
  • Supervise and manage financial department staff, including accountants and financial assistants
  • Motivate and lead finance team members by clarifying roles and providing helpful feedback
  • Suggest updates and improvements for accounting systems
  • Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed and reported
  • Establish and implement financial reporting systems to comply with government regulations and legislation and Jsox or Sarbanes Oxley
  • Collaborate with auditing services to ensure proper compliance with all regulations
  • Develop budgets and financial plans for the company based on research and data reports
  • Review all financial pans and budgets regularly to lead improvements
  • Examine all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies
  • Create systems to prevent errors in data collection and calculations
  • Report to the CFO/MD with timely and accurate financial information
  • Assist the CFO in presenting reports to senior executives, stakeholders and board members

Qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in accounting, business, economics, finance or related field
  • At least five years’ experience in a business or finance environment
  • Management experience, leadership and organisational skills
  • Outstanding mathematical and research skills
  • Honesty, reliability and integrity
  • Solid written and verbal communication with high attention to detail
  • Analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Experience using SYSPRO would be preferred but not essential

Required skills

  • Account Management
  • Annual Reports
  • Management
  • Critical Thinking

Reference: 34452980

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