Financial Controller

Posted 24 January by Harcourt Matthews Ltd

As a leading UK specialist Business Services group, this fast-expanding business is responsible for project and services delivery across a broad range of client sectors. Integral to on-going success is the commercial financial control and reporting of a portfolio of key business units, entities and projects. As a result, the business is currently seeking a qualified accountant with PFI experience to undertake a Financial Controller role with responsibility for a portfolio of projects and contracts. Supporting the Financial & Investments Directors, a broad brief includes:

•Acting as key member of the senior management team & finance leader on several projects
•Driving the financial control, management accounting, reporting, planning & analysis for a portfolio of contracts
•Providing commercial analysis & financial & management accounting support to the Board, funders & shareholders
•Assisting with the development of financial control strategy, challenging the status quo & enabling change
•Interpreting & ensuring compliance with key financial deliverables set out in each project or contract agreement
•Management of financial aspects of project variations with site teams & Regional Projects Finance Director
•Supporting the improvement of systems, processes & financial models for financial control, improved budgeting & forecasting
•Involvement in management of funding drawn-down facilities & funder reporting requirements
•Line management of a small finance team

As an ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified accountant with PFI experience, commercial acumen, strong financial controls and financial analysis experience, alongside the gravitas to influence senior managers, you will demonstrate a track record in robust financial & management reporting and business process transformation. Previous exposure to a projects or contracts environment, infrastructure or facilities management will be advantageous.

Harcourt Matthews is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Our divisions include Accounting & Finance; Commercial Management; Senior Management & Executive; Business Transformation & Change; Project Management & PMO; Legal; Strategy; Business Development & CRM; HR & Recruitment; Marketing; Procurement; Information Technology.

Required skills

  • ACA ACCA CIMA Qualified

Application questions

ACA ACCA or CIMA Qualified?
PFI experience?

Reference: 39806942

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