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Financial Controller

  • Location: Berkshire, Slough
  • Salary: £50000 - £57500 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: RG-16901390
  • Recruiter: Rory Gallagher
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I am happy to be working with a fast growing SME within the service sector, to assist in finding a new Financial Controller, as a result of continued growth. The organisation is currently based in Slough, Berkshire, but will be relocating to Green Park, Reading within the next 5 months. The company has ambitious 100% year on year growth plans, making this a very exciting time to join. This role will sit in a finance team of 4, reporting into the Finance Director.

The Duties:

  • Take control of the UK finance operations and build, lead and mentor appropriate teams to handle all transactions and local, group and statutory reporting cycles including budgets and reforecasts.
  • Optimise the newly installed UK ERP system (Greentree). Ensure there is full control of goods in and out of the business and that revenue is maximised.
  • Assist the Finance Director with external stakeholders and in preparing / delivering all appropriate presentations.
  • Ensure all group reporting requirements are met within the deadlines set.
  • Assist the FD with the overseas JVs in order to establish appropriate levels of control.
  • Take a lead role in helping the FD in establishment of new overseas joint ventures.
  • Implement a new payroll system in the UK and deal with all payroll issues in the UK.
  • Manage year end audits and ensure a smooth process.
  • Prepare and review the monthly Management accounts, ensuring they are accurate, commercially informative and professionally presented.
  • Manage the budget process and co-ordinate with different department heads to review the budget.
  • Prepare cash-flow forecasts and other presentation for Quarterly Board meetings.
  • Prepare the compliance processes including VAT, Corporation tax and PAYE.

The Candidate:

  • Fully qualified accountant: ACA, ACCA or CIMA (or equivalent)
  • Experienced finance professional who has operated at FC level in a previous role, taking ownership for the diverse aspects of the full financial function.
  • Strong experience of systems implementations required.
  • Significant experience in producing from scratch financial cost modelling.
  • Strong commercial thinker.
  • Highly competent with regards to MS Office, specifically Excel.
  • A committed team player able to motivate, develop and inspire staff at all levels.
  • Collaborative, influential and articulate.

The Package:

  • Great Salary - Up to £57,500
  • About to move to purpose designed premises to support growth.
  • Small enough to be able to make a difference/impact.
  • Supportive, collaborative culture.
  • 25 days holiday
  • Enhanced pension
  • Access to Share Incentive Plan

If you meet the criteria, and this role is one that you would like to hear more about please apply. Alternatively, if you would like a little more information before application please get in touch.

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