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Financial Controller

Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: contract
Location: Central Bedfordshire
Industry:
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bens & Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 Months
REF: CG1507FC_1657889297
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email: charlotte.garfield@vitaefr.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Our client, a household brand name with a loyal and ever-expanding customer base, is looking to source a credible Financial Controller to join its team on an initial 12 month contract. Reporting to the Finance Director, you'll be responsible for a team of 5, overseeing all the financial accounting and control processes.

This is also a 'hands-on' role in terms of management accounts and statutory production, involving some balance sheet reconciliations and IFRS16 understanding and application. Leading and mentoring the team is also crucial, so candidates must be confident managers with a keen interest in others development.

Main duties:
* Leading a team of 5 covering financial accounting, AP, AR, banking and payroll process
* Running the month end process and reviewing the management accounts on a monthly basis
* Control and lead all financial processes and systems
* Producing and reviewing the statutory accounts
* Leading the year end and half year audits
* Owning the balance sheet reconciliations
* Preparing and submitting VAT returns
* Cashflow forecasting and treasury management

Skills & experience required:
* ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
* Excellent organisation and planning skills, can work to deadlines in a fast-paced environment
* Strong Financial accounting and controls experience, IFRS16 an advantage
* Proactive and positive approach to problem solving
* Confident communicator, adept at building relationships
* Proven leader and people-manager
* Credible and charismatic character

Vitae Financial Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.