Our Client, a successful, growing construction related business, is currently looking for an experienced individual to join their team, as Financial Controller. This is a new role and a wonderful next step for a suitably qualified individual. The role holder reports to the Managing Director.
Preparation of monthly cash flow forecasts and liaising with management on the same.
Ensure compliance with local and government reporting requirements and tax filings in co-operation with our Accountants.
Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
Management Reporting – prepare monthly management accounts, analysis of variances and financial performance of the company including movements in key general ledgers accounts.
Prepare payment runs for review and ensure they are in line with the cashflow forecasts.
Supporting the Management / Board with producing key financial metrics/KPIs used to support strategic decision making.
Ad-hoc projects supporting the Managing Director.
Facilitate annual external financial statements, preparation of year-end audit files, and liaise with the company’s external Accountants.
Manage and develop a team of direct reports.
Review and approval of balance sheet reconciliations, ensuring reconciling differences are properly followed up and completed by the team.
EU R&D grant accounting and preparation of grant claims.
Supplier account reconciliations (AP).
Debt collection / accounts receivable (AR).
Qualifications, Key Skills and Experience:
Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or equivalent)
A minimum of 3 years relevant experience in a similar role (multinational firm experience an advantage)
Mature judgment, problem solving and decision-making ability.
Surf Accounts Accounting Software (or similar software) experience an advantage,
Ability to work as part of a team and independently,
Highly organised and efficient with the ability to work under pressure, manage a diverse and competing workload ensuring deadlines are met.
Excellent communication skills with fluent English