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Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: contract
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary: £375 - £425 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3-6 Months
REF: SM 230419 FC_1556640702
Contact Name: Stephen McCarthy
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Vitae are currently working with a market-leading business based in Watford to secure a Financial Controller for an initial 3-6 month contract. The role, which reports into the Chief Financial Officer is responsible for the preparation of accurate Financial Information with tight deadlines.

Key Responsibilities:
-Prepare monthly accounts, analysis against budget and prior year, and commentary
-Reconcile multi-currency bank accounts and prepare cash flow
-Maintain robust financial controls through management of purchase ledger activity including purchase requests, monitor cost against budget and reconcile cost of sales
-Monitor sales invoice processing and matched costs are accurate and in line with accounting policies
-Oversee monthly balance sheet reconciliations and provide support as required
-Manage open sales and purchase orders and prepare forecast ensuring consistency between systems.
-Analyse contract profitability and provide support for the renewals process
-Be responsible for the internal recharge process and assist with project analysis
-Manage the external audit process across all group companies, ensuring adherence to group standards of reporting including tax
-Ensure data integrity through rigorous monitoring of transactions
-Be involved with the continual development of internal controls and processes
-Assist with Ad hoc project work

This would be a great opportunity for a Qualified Accountant who is 'hands on' and able to work to strict deadlines as part of a fast-paced, dynamic finance team. This is a business that have shown very impressive rates of growth over the last few years and have ambitious plans to continue this in 2019/2020.
The ability to investigate and manipulate data using pivot tables will be important in this role and experience using SAP would be advantageous.

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