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Finance Controller

  • Location

    Woolwich

  • Sector:

    Office & Commercial

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - 50000 Per Annum

  • Contact:

    Alex Geater

  • Contact email:

    alex.geater@swanstaff.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01322479999

  • Job ref:

    Dart/FCAG/0001

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Alex Geater

Our client is looking for a dynamic and energetic Finance Controller or Finance Director to join a fast growing, award winning company. Your purpose is to ensure that standard operating procedures for all accounting and bookkeeping functions are maintained in a manner that ensures the business maintains a profile of sound financial management that supports the building of sound supplier and customer relationships throughout the industry.

Job Title: Finance Controller/Finance Director
Location: Woolwich
Salary: £40-50,000 per annum depending on experience plus excellent benefits
Hours: 9am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday


The responsibilities of a Finance Controller/Director:

  • Strategic Planning - creation of Risk Management Strategy, Internal Control Strategy and Financial Plan including Cash Flow, Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss
  • Functional Management - responsible for all HMRC submissions, Accounts Receivable & Payable and support Payroll and Pension requirements as necessary
  • Accounting - Manage Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Reconciliation of all Bank Accounts, Cash Management and Month end close process
  • Management Reporting - responsible for the provision of sound and timely Management Reports, Financial Statements
  • Financial Analysis - will develop action plans, maintain performance measures and operational reporting packages
  • Budgeting/Forecasting - will facilitate the budget process - accountability & scheduling, prepare budgets & forecasts and project cash flows
  • Internal Controls/Audit - take responsibility for the design, review and maintenance of policies & procedures and internal control systems. Will also manage auditor relationships
  • Contracts/Outsourced Functions - manage outsourced functions, ensure that insurance coverage is suitable and maintained and have responsibility for maintain good banking relationships


Technical or special knowledge required:

  • Recognised accounting qualification ideally ACCA
  • Integrity, honesty and understanding of data privacy standards
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Thorough understanding of business principles and practices
  • Planning skills
  • Problem-solving skills and analytical skills
  • Highly analytical and investigative skills are essential
  • Excellent organization, presentation and written communication skills with excellent / obsessive attention to detail
  • Expert user of Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Competent user of IT and other software packages
  • Experience of building relationships maintaining a network of contacts at all levels
  • Have real commercial acumen and a focus on financial issues
  • Be an outstanding communicator


This role will be filled quickly! So if you don't want to miss your chance to apply, get in touch with Alex in our Head Office today!

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