Financial Controller - 6 month FTC

South Kensington, South West London
20 Mar 2019
22 Mar 2019
Purpose of Role

Reporting to the Finance Director, this role will be to help support the transition of the growing finance team to help teach, guide and establish individuals in their respective roles over a 6 month period.

What you can expect to be doing...
  • Month-end of AP/ AR and GL processes and preparation of management of accounts
  • Supervise the accounting department to streamline vendor payment processes and improve the financial health of the company
  • Act as the primary Go to person for month, quarter and year-end financial activities
  • Review corporate balance sheets reconciliations and deliver summary reconciliation reports to the executive team
  • Collaborate with the payroll group to ensure that all deductions and payroll activities are compliant with payroll laws
  • Completion of the supporting schedules / balance sheet reconciliations (intangible assets, foreign exchange, intercompanyetc)
  • Liaising with the external firms such as Auditors, HRMC & Tax partners
  • Researching accounting treatments and write papers on expected impact to the firm
  • Coordination of the preparation of statutory accounts for all entities in accordance with the relevant accounting principles and the legislation of the countries in which they operate
  • Participate in the development of the Firm’s taxation strategy
  • Ensure execution of the plan and compliance with all taxes submissions and payments

What would be like from you?
  • Qualified accountant
  • Minimum of 5 years post-qualified experience in financial accounting, consolidations and reporting experience
  • Proven technical knowledge, ability to drive key accounting cycles process and management experience alongside evidence of implementing business and process change
  • Experience of dealing with IFRS consolidations from an audit or accounts preparation perspective
  • Track record of building and motivating a team in Financial accounting and Operations Management (AP/AR)
  • High-growth company experience, including design and setting up of enterprise financial reporting and payment systems
  • Numerate and articulate in handling statistics and interpreting information for communication to all levels within the business
  • Results oriented and determined in resolving issues and achieving objectives

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