Financial Controller

Financial Controller Job Purpose:
Responsible for the efforts and results of the financial department. Reporting to the FD regarding all financial and accounting activities. Overseeing financial department staff in day-to-day operations. You will have the drive and ambition to learn from the FD with the intention of becoming the successor in that position. You must be immediately available to start.

*Ownership of the Balance Sheet including Treasury and working capital management

*Implement, document and maintain strong and effective financial controls, systems and processes

*Managing a sizeable team, including qualified, part qualified

*A natural leader and people manager who helps to coach the team, driving individual performance and continual improvement

*Oversee the month end process, ensuring all transactions are recognised correctly

*Ownership of financial information for Board reporting

*Provide commentary on the current performance of the business against the historical information and budgets.

*Ensure VAT, PAYE and other tax returns are submitted in a timely manner

*Manage the year end audit processes, liaising with external auditors

*Lead on tax analysis, reporting and compliance, working with our external tax advisers

*Work with the FD & FP&A analyst to produce annual budgets

*Provide commercial support and recommendations to the business

About you:

*Big 4 trained in the UK

*ACA Qualified

*3+ years industry experience

*Proven ability to develop strong working relationships with senior managers and to

influence the board and drive changes in behaviour across all levels of the organisation

*Solution driven with sound problem solving skills and a creative approach with the ability to develop new ideas

*Experience establishing new processes and procedures

*Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise and organise both work and people to tight deadlines

*Ability to work in a team (and independently) as well as be comfortable working in an unstructured environment

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About Longbridge
Longbridge is part of Staffing 360 Solutions (UK) Ltd. Services offered are those of an employment agency for permanent recruitment or employment business for temporary recruitment. Thank you for your application, due to the large number of applicants we receive from internet advertisements, only candidates with the relevant skills will be contacted.