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Financial Controller

Finance & Accounting
Job Type:
£45000 to £75000 per annum Benefits: Fab Bens and Bonus
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Post Date:
14-09-2018 10:48 AM
London, The City
Financial Controller 
The City 

My client, an established Engineering company based in prestigious offices in the heart of the City, are looking for a Financial Controller who has gained a minimum of three years` relevant industry (Engineering, Property, Construction, Infastrauctue etc.) experience, to lead on financial duties including reporting, forecasting and resource planning and manage the small finance team. This is a new role to the business as it has previously been outsourced and subsequently there is an opportunity to make the role your own and implement new processes. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly progressive company who offer excellent benefits.

The Role 

- Produce management information on a pre-agreed timetable including; forecasts, revenue
- Updates, statistical analysis, management accounts, cash flow reports and balance sheet
- items.
- Produce accurate and timely sets of accounts - by period and at year end - including
- balance sheets, forecasts, P&L and cash flows.
- Produce annual budgets/provisions incorporating the agreed principles from the Managing
- Director and management colleagues.
- Production of the annual audit pack and lead on the production/submission of the
- Statutory Accounts and Tax Returns.
- Manage and Monitor all purchasing to ensure cost effective solutions
- Coordinate and assist in detailed 12 month income forecasts and associated resource
- planning with Group Directors.
- Coordinate and assist in the production of monthly sales invoices with Group/Management Directors.
- Track and monitor reconciliation of project cost report on a monthly basis to agree the WIP
- Schedule and reconcile against Accounts system.
- Check and approve the payroll and expenses.
- Monitoring of aged debtors and assistance in managing debt recovery process for long
- term debt.
- Assist in processing the prepayment / accruals / depreciation journals.
- Submission of consolidated monthly reports at Group level.
- Lead on submission of all required statutory HMRC required reporting.
- Assist in the management of relationships with external professional advisers including  the company`s auditors and third party service providers including payroll
- bureau and R&D tax credit advisor.
- To be an effective member of the Management Team providing assistance, and support to the Senior Management and the Board by ensuring a `business partnering` attitude is
- maintained.
- Attendance at Key Committee Meeting Groups to input and advise as appropriate.

The Person

- At least 3 years of relevant experience in a similar role.
- Finance/Accountancy Degree or part ACCA/CIMA qualified or equivalents.
- Strong judgment and objectivity.
- Attention to detail & accuracy.
- Organised, structured and efficient
- Previous experience in a self-accounting position in a similar sized operation desirable.
- Proven knowledge of key processes for full accounting function 
- Experience in forecasting and preparing budgets, payroll and PAYE.
- Previous use of Sage 50 Accounts advantageous.

- A key ability to negotiate and influence, in particular, with regard to
financial matters. - Risk assessment and management capability.
- Ability to think conceptually and strategically.

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