Financial Controller

Posted 22 October by Pragma
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We have a new opportunity at Pragma for an experienced Financial Controller with FinancialForce to join the team based in Central London. Joining us on a full time, 6 month fixed term basis you will receive a highly competitive salary of £55,000-£65,000 per annum (pro rata)!

Pragma is a strategic partner for operators and investors in consumer markets. We are evidence-based and experience-led, enhancing growth and profitability through applied commercial insight and action.

The Financial Controller Role

The Financial Controller role will provide insight and analysis on business finances, ensuring financial compliance, and delivering efficient and effective day to day finance operations and be involved in the implementation of FinancialForce on a 6-month fixed term contract.

Key Responsibilities of our Financial Controller

Management and statutory accounting

- Production of monthly consolidated management accounts (P&L, balance sheet, cashflow) and analysis against budget

- Work in partnership with Group Finance providing reports and analysis as required

- Work in partnership with Group Audit to ensure statutory compliance for Pragma

- Oversight of company VAT responsibilities

- Forecast cashflow and manage working capital

- Provide financial modelling and scenario analysis as required

- Responsible for the control of liabilities and financial risks

- Management of company insurances

- Review company internal controls, processes and systems aligned to key finance and business deliverables

- Any other duties required by the role or management

Our Ideal Financial Controller

- CIMA, ACA or ACCA qualified

- Management accounting experience; creating & reporting of financial statements

- Be a hands-on accountant with demonstrable experience of working in a broad role within an SME~

- Experience of systems implementation and specifically FinancialForce

- Excel skills essential to interrogate and analyse data to create and produce reports/graphs and financial models

- Commercially minded, able to demonstrate creativity in terms of cost efficiency

- Diligent and analytical with strong attention to detail

- Problem solver and a sound decision maker

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively convey financial information and analysis to non-finance colleagues

- Have people management experience and will be an excellent motivator who seeks to get the best out of the team through training and support

- Ability to build rapport quickly with colleagues at all levels of the organisation

- Ability to demonstrate key competencies within Pragma’s competency framework (see below)

- Experience of working in a professional services SME and specifically a consultancy business would be advantageous

If you would like to join the team as our Financial Controller, then please click ‘apply’ today – we’d love to hear from you!

Reference: 36416407

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