Back to results list

UK Financial Controller

Location: EAST LONDON, LONDON Salary: 70000 - 75000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Finance Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 12 months ago Reference: 3043184
An international business services firm is looking to hire an experienced and suitably qualified Financial Controller to manage the Finances of their UK operation (turnover circa £20million). The role is the number 1 position in Finance and is extremely broad covering a significant aspect of commercial finance as well as the more traditional hands on FC role. The successful applicant will also be required to lead and develop a successful Finance team.


• Develop internal controls and procedures to reduce the risk of fraud and mismanagement of the company’s assets
• Ensure cash collection is adequate for the company’s operational requirements and forecast future needs
• Management of supplier payment terms and timing of payments
• Oversee payment of employees including bonus calculations
• Manage financial operational systems including accounting software packages to deliver timely financial reports
• Production of accurate and timely monthly management accounts to deadlines ( includes key variance analysis of the operations, including metrics, P&L , balance-sheet and cash-flow)
• Report on a monthly basis on company financial performance and KPIs including P&L, Balance Sheet and Commentary
• Preparation and review of company annual budget and forecasts
• Preparation of consolidated group accounts
• Report to European Office.
• Complete various reports including CRM, budget packs and quarterly internal control questionnaires (SOX equivalent)
• Oversee and manage corporation tax computation process
• Prepare statutory annual accounts and manage the audit process and relationship with Audit partner
• Ensure audited accounts are completed and signed off to deadlines
• Filing of quarterly VAT returns - ensuring payment is made accurately and on time
• Ensure compliance with UK corporation taxes
• Preparation of P11d and PSA calculations
• Manage pension auto-enrolment, apprenticeship levy and any other relevant regulations which become mandatory
• Act as Company Secretary and Senior Accounting Officer for the Company

Applicants will need to be fully qualified ACCA, CIMA, ACA or equivalent and have relevant experience as an FC in the SME sector. The role is extremely broad so applicants will need to be willing and able to get involved at all levels of the finance function.

The company offers a competitive remuneration package, including bonus and benefits and is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious finance professional to assume the top finance role in the business.

Similar jobs