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Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Harlow, Essex
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
REF: SM 130519 FC_1558110394
Contact Name: Stephen McCarthy
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client, a growing business based in Harlow are looking to source a dynamic Financial Controller to join their team. This role will give the successful candidate a great opportunity to make a genuine impact within the business.

Key Responsibilities:
-Management of all day to day financial affairs from transactional level activity through to working with the Auditors to finalist the year-end accounts.
-Leadership and development of a team of three finance professionals.
-Execution of a fast, accurate month-end, quarter-end and year-end close process.
-Balance sheet control; owning the numbers and taking the lead over any improvements needed
-Presentation of monthly management accounts and commentary. Develops and implements action plans to correct variances to budgets and expected norms. Continued attention to cost and margin control.
-Contributing to the forecasting and annual budgeting process including cash flow forecasting and reporting.
-On-going review of the effectiveness of financial controls and the enhancement of the financial reporting capability; thereby promoting a culture of continuous improvement.
-Overseeing all General Ledger activity - Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable including Credit Control.
-Reporting activities around WIP, Valuations, AR, Sales, productivity and other KPI's.
-VAT, PAYE, CIS and other compliance returns.
-Relationship management with external stakeholders i.e. HMRC, Auditors, bank etc.

This would suit a 'hands-on' Financial Controller / Finance Manager with excellent technical finance skills and outstanding communication skills. The ability to analyse and interpret complex business documents and make business critical decisions will be critical in this role and the business are looking for a credible, driven Qualified Accountant.

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