Financial Controller

Posted 1 week ago by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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Hays are pleased to have been engaged by an established and well known employer based in West Cornwall who are now seeking to appoint a Financial Controller on an interim basis for a period of up to 6 months. The Company are enjoying a period of significant positive change and this key appointment is expected to further strengthen their senior leadership team.

At a strategic level the role will involve working closely with the Chief Executive and other Senior Managers, providing financial guidance and support to enable sound business decisions to be made on a timely basis.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Strategic planning and budgeting
  • Overseeing and developing systems and management controls
  • Management reporting, and developing forecasting models (P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow).
  • Contractual negotiations and bid support
  • Preparation of month end accounts and VAT returns
  • Bank and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Oversee the preparation of year end statutory accounts
  • Undertaking business reporting and variance analysis.
  • Overseeing tax and compliance
  • Treasury Management.
  • Asset management.
  • Management, mentoring and motivation of the accounts team.

There is a hands on element to this post and it is expected that the successful candidate will be a team player who is comfortable engaging with stakeholders across all levels of the business.

The ideal candidate will hold a recognised finance qualification (ACA / CIMA / ACCA) and have previous experience operating at a senior level. An ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people at varying levels both internally and externally is essential.

Competency with Excel and Sage is preferred.

This role will suit a commercially minded professional accountant who enjoys working in a challenging and rewarding working environment.

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