Financial Controller

  • Full Time
  • Crewe
  • Applications have closed.
  • £45000

FH / 7791

 

 

My Cheshire based client is currently looking to appoint a Financial Controller to assist with the running of their exceptionally strong finance function.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Manage the preparation of monthly management accounts for the international businesses under tight reporting deadlines to the parent company
  • Investigate and explain variances to budget and forecast.
  • Work with the FP&A team to prepare detailed budgets and forecasts
  • Business Partnering – prepare monthly review of financial and non-financial performance for discussion
  • Develop strong relationship with business unit leaders to enable an effective business partnering process
  • Manage a junior finance team
  • Liaison with the project team to ensure smooth delivery into finance of system changes and upgrades
  • Maintain a culture of ongoing people development and process improvement
  • Maintenance of a strong accounting control environment via monthly balance sheet reconciliation process
  • Review of month end reconciliations and timely resolution of differences
  • Manage AR ledgers for relevant businesses
  • Preparation of the annual financial statements for statutory entities including liaison with external auditors
  • Assistant with finance projects

 

Candidate requirements

 

  • Qualified accountant
  • Experience of working in a large finance team and liaising with other Financial Controllers
  • Excellent technical accounting knowledge
  • High level of IT literacy including the use of databases
  • High level communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Flexible approach, strong attention to detail and the ability to delegate

 

Salary: £40,000 – £50,000 + Bonus

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Flora Hamilton

Flora Hamilton is managing the process for this particular vacancy. Please do not hesitate to contact Flora if you would like to discuss the role in more detail - 07855 848557

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