Financial Controller

Posted 19 June by Sanderson Easy Apply

This Financial Controller position withing financial services / consultancy need someone who has strong stakeholder management skills internally and externally. Someone with technical abilities to drive business forward and look after reporting, year-end, month-end, process improvement, financial control and audit to name a few.

Below are a number of the key accountabilities for the role:

  • To lead the delivery of the Annual Report and Accounts, managing communication with senior stakeholders
  • To lead the year end external audit as the main point of contact with the auditors
  • Co-ordinate the assessment of future developments in applicable legislation and reporting standards relevant to the Finance function
  • To oversee the year end close process
  • To review the technical accounting papers across the Group, presenting these to the CFO as required
  • To review the month end/quarter end close process
  • To challenge and analytically review the financial submissions to support effective financial control
  • To review the management accounts and financial statements for Group's special purpose entities
  • Design, implement and maintain a self-assessment process for the operating effectiveness of key financial controls, working closely with the Senior Manager for Financial Controls and Systems
  • To provide technical accounting and reporting support across Finance
  • To support a continuous improvement culture across the team
  • Act as a delegate of the Head of Finance as required

To be successful in this position you must have the following attributions and experience:

  • Possess ACA/ACCA qualification
  • Excellent technical accounting knowledge
  • Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience of financial systems, accounting processes and controls
  • A credible finance professional capable of coaching and developing individuals to maximise their contribution and realise potential
  • A Big 4 background is preferable

If you would like to be considered for this Financial Controller position in Merseyside then please do not hesitate to apply or contact me at or call me on .

Required skills

  • ACA
  • ACCA
  • reporting
  • management
  • financial services
  • financial controller
  • financial control

Reference: 35430918

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