Marks Sattin - London

Financial Controller - Surrey

England, Surrey
£75,000 - £85,000 per annum + car allowance, benefits
09 May 2018
23 May 2018
Nicholas Hague
Senior Management
Accounting, Analyst, Finance
Contract Type

With annual revenues approaching £70m, my Surrey based client is seeking an experienced qualified accountant to support the Finance Director and undertake the following pivotal role.

Overview of duties and responsibilities:

  • Leading and developing the finance team - Currently 7 direct reports
  • Take a lead in financial planning, budgeting, forecasting and reporting
  • Management and oversight of the month end process, including ensuring all reporting deadlines are met.
  • Ensure effective financial controls operate, including implementation of a scheme of delegated authority, accounting policies and procedures, and controls on the core financial system
  • Be key financial business support lead, ensuring that monthly financial reporting and forecasting procedures meet business requirements
  • Act as business partner to a range of internal stakeholders, providing financial insight to support the decision making process and ongoing project/initiatives
  • Managing the year end process, including the completion of statutory accounts and overseeing the successful annual audit process
  • Ensure effective treasury operations including optimisation of cash and borrowing requirements and availability of adequate liquidity
  • Support the Finance Director on ad hoc projects and company-wide initiatives

Candidate requirements:

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Strong technical accounting background
  • The ability to add value via the provision of financial reporting and analysis.
  • The proven ability to see the bigger picture and support the wider business.
  • Excellent management and motivational skills
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a number of stakeholders at all levels

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