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Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
REF: SM 1412 FINC_1513272278
Contact Name: Stephen McCarthy
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Our client, an impressive, global business with offices in Hertfordshire are looking to source an ambitious Financial Controller to join their team. The role will be to ensure that a high level of financial control exists throughout business and to take a lead on the company's day to day financial accounting requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

-Manage the day to day financial accounting function, providing support, guidance and direction to the general ledger and project accounting staff:
-Produce accurate and timely monthly consolidated management accounts and related financial reports, as well as supporting ad hoc reports as required in line with Group deadlines;
-Manage the year- end audit process ensuring accounts are prepared and filed within Group deadlines.
-Lead the process of year-end Tax pack preparation and Statutory accounts.
-Assist in the preparation of the company's annual business plan/budget and re-forecasts;
-Ensure monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts;
-Ensure monthly reconciliation of each project's Gross Margin;
-Ensure all HMRC filings are done in accordance with official timescales.
-Ensure timely payment of associates, subcontractors & suppliers;
-Prepare a complete annual audit file for presentation to the company's auditors;
-Manage the credit control function;
-Review & identify areas of improvement in financial processes, controls & reporting;
-Be instrumental in supporting the Director of Finance in the upgrade of Oracle Financials and integration of subsidiary company into the system.
-Deputise for the Finance Director in their absence.

The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant with previous experience working in multi-national businesses. The role will offer a clear progression route in the business, so a candidate with genuine ambition will be essential. This is an exciting time to join the business and the successful candidate will be able to make an immediate and lasting impact - any experience in implementing new processes/ systems would be advantageous.

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