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Financial Controller

Financial Controller

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Senior Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £80000 - £85000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lauren Druce

  • Contact email:

    ld@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000008043_1579793345

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-22

  • Startdate:

    23/01/2020

  • Consultant:

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Systems-Savvy Financial Controller / Leading Industry Body / London / Up to £85,000 + Benefits

Our client is a high-profile industry body with an impressive reputation. With a very clear agenda and values, our client looking to strengthen its senior management team by recruiting a technically strong Financial Controller with a keen interest in systems to take full accountability for running all aspects of financial control, operational transactional finance and systems. Reporting directly to the Finance Director, this is a key appointment.

Financial Controller Responsibilities:

  • Manage all statutory, financial and management reporting, to agreed deadlines and with full analysis and insight, and ensure that all financial controls are maintained at the highest levels
  • Building a 'best in class' transactional accounting function, providing strategic oversight and direction for all transactional accounting including accounts payable, accounts receivable and general ledger, month end closure and delivering accurate reconciliation of control accounts supporting the management accounts process
  • Ensuring appropriate structures are in place to service the business, maintain tight controls, drive continuous improvement, best practice and efficiencies
  • Point of contact for all finance systems related matters including ownership of the ongoing design, development integrity and maintenance of the group finance systems
  • Full accountability for ensuring robust corporate governance and that the company complies with all regulatory requirements
  • Proactive management, development and ongoing motivation of the team

Financial Controller Requirements:

  • Qualified accountant
  • Strong technical background
  • Broad systems knowledge and keen interest in systems improvements/implementations
  • Prior experience of group financial reporting
  • Proven track record of process improvement and delivering efficiencies
  • Experience of leading and developing a team
  • Comfortable 'rolling up your sleeves' and immersing yourself in the detail
  • A dynamic, innovative approach to manage new business challenges as they arise, as well as constantly looking for ways to move existing processes forward
  • Confident self-starter with exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Ability to develop and build strong relationships that last across multiple disciplines
  • Credibility and gravitas to challenge current thinking and influence in a positive and constructive manner

If you are interested in this Financial Controller role please apply below.