Financial Controller, London, 12 Month FTC, £70-80k

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Job Description:

Our client, a well known business, is looking for a financial controller to join their team on an initial 12 month maternity cover basis. The role, managing a team of 8, will report into the Head of Finance. The responsbilities of the role will include but not be limited to:

  • keeping accurate accounting records and maintaining accounting software;
  • operating accounts payable and receivable ledgers, making sure splitting of duties and controls are in place;
  • ensuring expenditure is correctly recognised and paid by the appropriate group entity;
  • managing and forecasting cash flows for seasonal nature of business
  • preparing statutory financial statements for main entities and for other smaller and dormant companies in the organisation structure, including consolidated accounts for the overall parent company;
  • preparing internal and external financial reports as appropriate;
  • preparing tax returns in a timely manner;
  • leading the annual audit process
  • managing day-to-day relationships with the bank including payments, credit cards and direct debits.


Preferred Skills:

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA or equiv) from a strong academic background.
  • Strong financial controller experience
  • Solid technical accounting experience
  • Be strong with IT/accounting systems including strong microsoft excel skills
  • Proven team management experience


If you feel you have the skills and experience to perform this role please send your CV today.

Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted