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Financial Controller

  • City of London
  • Accountancy
  • Permanent
  • Added

Description

Financial Controller - Central London - £80,000 plus bonus & benefits

My client a leading fast growing FMCG company based in Central London, is currently recruiting for a Financial Controller. Working directly for the Finance Director, we are looking for a first-class Financial Controller, who is ambitious, skilled, eager and financially astute. The ideal candidate will ensure financial control and transactional efficiency by being pro-active and organised with a high level of energy and drive to ensure rigour is installed in our processes. This role will be a hands-on requiring an experienced accountant who is able to adapt.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work with all managers to ensure budgets are maintained and controlled
  • Drive efficiencies and controls through system enhancements and processes
  • Manage Finance Business Partner and outsourced transactional services team
  • Management of cash and working capital across the business
  • Working closely with the Operations team to ensure appropriate stock reporting and controls are in place
  • Responsible for the Annual Budgets, ensuring variances to budget are reviewed and actioned as required, interfacing with all departments
  • Ensuring tax compliance in UK and Ireland
  • Responsible for statutory accounts and audit completion
  • Financial consolidation of individual companies within the group
  • Ensuring financial control through balance sheet reconciliations (including stock and GRNI)
  • VAT preparation for UK and Ireland
  • Assist with the implementation, improvement & training of new systems and software where required

Key skills:

  • ACA/ACCA qualified or equivalent
  • Self-starter, high energy, gutsy, team player
  • Have a practical and solutions-based approach
  • Be pro-active, organised and responsive
  • Excellent communicator, thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Ideally experience in FMCG and/or in a similar sized business
  • Strong Excel and SAP Business One would be preferable

Broadstone Resourcing Ltd acts as an Employment Agency and an Employment Business and all appointments will be made on merit alone.

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