Due to continued growth, my client are currently seeking an experienced Financial Controller to join their business. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, this is a key leadership role within their business which will provide oversight of their Finance function and the management of their current team of 5 Accountants.
The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to :
Lead and manage the performance of the Finance team Responsibility for two direct reports, with overall management of a team of five, will have oversight management of regional finance teams responsible for the accounting and statutory financial reporting of UK entities (2 entities under IFRS, others under UK GAAP / FRS102)
Promote positive working relationships within the Finance team and the wider organisation
Manage all accounting operations, cash flow management, reporting, budgets & forecasts, month-end & year-end processes, regulatory reporting, analysis & interpretation of company performance and overseeing the timely and accurate payment of staff payroll
Direct responsibility for the accounting and statutory financial reporting for one other UK entity in the group prepared under UK GAAP (FRS102).
Ensure quality control over financial transactions and reporting while establishing and implementing accounting policies, business processes and internal controls
Ensure standard costings are periodically reviewed and updated to ensure accurate pricing
Manage internal and external audits
Work closely with senior management to identify business improvement opportunities
Continuous improvement of systems and processes
Assist with ad hoc financial analysis and modelling of capital investment decisions
Ensure all payments relating to statutory returns and obligations meet deadlines
Develop financial models and provide sound financial management advice; and
Develop, support and maintain relationships with key customers (internal & external) and suppliers as required.
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications and experience :
ACA Qualified with 5 years post qualified experience
Experience in a senior financial management position in a construction enviornment
Proven experience managing teams
Experience in the preparation of consolidated financial reports & application of relevant accounting standards
Experience with inventory management systems and product costings; and