Financial Controller

Posted 30 January by Kate John Associates Limited
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Our client are market leaders in an industry that is experiencing unprecedented levels of change and innovation.

Holding big ambitions, they are looking for people with the skills, determination and passion to build on their success.

The Finance team has a vital role in the success of the business; they assist in formulating all the financial targets and budgets for each part of the business and maintain control on all transactions and accountancy issues, as well as ensuring financial compliance.

As Financial Controller you will be responsible for managing the day to day financial operations of the company as well as assisting the Finance Director with providing strategic direction and running the key financial processes across the organisation. You will directly manage the finance team and internal financial relationships allowing the Finance Director to manage Executive and external stakeholder relations. Your role will include managing the provision of information on all day-to-day financial matters, production of management accounts, and reports for the shareholders. You will also be responsible for managing the team, building and maintaining morale and development, adhering to good working practices and management including recruitment, coaching, mentoring, within the finance team and across the company ensuring that the work place is a productive and positive experience for staff thereby assisting in their retention and growth

About you - Knowledge, skills and experience

ACA / CIMA / ACCA qualification with a minimum of 5+years experience in senior financial management roles

Extensive knowledge of strategic and operational finance functions and activities

Outstanding financial control and management skills, and a drive to ensure diligence, compliance, and accuracy across the finance function

Desire to drive continuous improvement and efficiency in all areas of the finance function

Proven ability to deliver company wide processes and challenge, e.g. budget, forecast, analysis and compliance

Experience of working with and influencing senior management

Able to apply analytical skills beyond the traditional functions of finance and bring them to bear on a broad range of commercial issues

Advanced excel and finance systems skills

Strong team development and management skills, mentoring and coaching experience and a motivational approach when dealing with colleagues.

Required skills

  • Accountancy
  • Finance
  • Financial Control
  • Financial Controller
  • Financial Operations

Reference: 39850015

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