Financial Controller

Quattro Recruitment Ltd.
Little Laver, Ongar
£50,000 per annum
20 Mar 2019
23 Mar 2019
£50k to £65K

Our client is an extremely successful business within the construction industry and due to forward planning, they have an exciting opportunity for a Financial Controller to support a team of four and a business that has an Annual Turnover of 11 Million. The Head Office is based in Harlow and this role will also be supporting 5 other sites.

My client is offering a fantastic career progression opportunity for the right candidate to progress into a Financial Director role.

Initially Reporting directly to the Finance Director, the role will involve:

• Management of all day to day financial affairs from transactional level activity through to working with the Auditors to finalise the year-end accounts.
• Leadership and development of a team of four finance professionals.
• Execution of a fast, accurate month-end, quarter-end and year-end close process.
• Balance sheet control; owning the numbers and taking the lead over any improvements needed
• Presentation of monthly management accounts and commentary. Develops and implements action plans to correct variances to budgets and expected norms. Continued attention to cost and margin control.
• Contributing to the forecasting and annual budgeting process including cash flow forecasting and reporting.
• On-going review of the effectiveness of financial controls and the enhancement of the financial reporting capability; thereby promoting a culture of continuous improvement.
• Overseeing all General Ledger activity - Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable including Credit Control.
• Reporting activities around WIP, Valuations, AR, Sales, productivity and other KPI's.
• VAT, PAYE, CIS and other compliance returns.
• Relationship management with external stakeholders i.e. HMRC, Auditors, bank etc.

You will need to have the follow criteria for the Financial Controller Position:
• A hands-on qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with excellent technical finance skills.
• Sage accounts experience essential
• Finance Manager experience within a commercially minded large organisation, ideally within the Construction industry.
• Strong systems skills including MS Excel.
• Possession of excellent presentation skills and with the ability to communicate with senior level audiences.
• Evidence of adaptability and solutions orientation.
• Ability to comprehend, analyze and interpret complex business documents.
• Reliable, organised and calm under pressure.
• Meticulous; able to work with a high level of accuracy and meet strict deadlines.
• Enthusiastic and self-motivated - comfortable working in a small and dynamic environment.
• Gravitas, presence and credibility.

Other Information:

Office hours are Mon to Fri 9am to 5.30pm
23 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays
Government Pension Scheme
Free Parking

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to progress their career and this is a great company to work for so please apply now if this position is for you.

Due to the high volume of applications for each of our roles, if you do not receive a response within 14 days then please consider your application as unsuccessful, however we may keep your details on file and contact you with regard to any other suitable roles.

This vacancy is advertised on behalf of Quattro Group of Companies (Quattro Recruitment Ltd or Quattro Healthcare Ltd) who operate as an Employment Business. Quattro Group of companies is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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