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Financial Controller

Financial Controller

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Senior Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £85000 - £90000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lauren Druce

  • Contact email:

    ld@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000008011_1579278011

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    16 Feb 00:00

  • Startdate:

    17/01/2020

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Commercially-Minded Financial Controller / Private-Equity Backed Leisure SME / London / Up to £90,000

A commercially-oriented Financial Controller is required for a growing private-equity backed leisure business based in London. Reporting to the CFO, you will have full ownership for the day-to day finance function, and you will play an integral role in managing relationships both internally and externally.

Financial Controller Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring appropriate structures are in place to service the business, maintain tight control, drive continuous improvement, best practice and efficiencies
  • Preparing the monthly and year end management accounts, VAT, payroll and KPIs, statutory reporting and the business plan, budgets and forecasts
  • Providing commercial analysis and insight to facilitate effective business decisions
  • Building relationships across the wider business, acting as a key interface between finance and the operational divisions as well as external stakeholders
  • Managing a small team

Experience Required:

  • Prior SME experience
  • A well-rounded, qualified accountant with a strong reporting background
  • Adaptable approach that enables you to simultaneously understand the business's long-term accounting needs whilst being able to 'roll your sleeves up' and get into the detail
  • Experience of operating in a multi-site or multi-location environment is essential
  • Keen interest in systems would be highly advantageous
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Credibility and gravitas to work effectively with both finance and non-finance teams
  • Commercial mind set
  • High levels of emotional intelligence to challenge current thinking and influence in a positive and constructive manner


If you are interested in the Financial Controller opportunity please apply below.