Financial Controller - Specialist, Independent Consultancy

Between £50,000 & £60,000
07 Aug 2018
21 Aug 2018
Senior Management
Accounting, Finance
Contract Type
  • Rapid-growth SME
  • Open plan, people focused firm & dynamic working environment

About Our Client

Founded in 2010, Quod is a specialist, independent consultancy at the cutting edge of planning and development economics with a vision to become the consultancy of choice, providing clients with outstanding advice through their unique blend of expertise. They are a team of over 100 advising on all aspects of planning, development economics, socio-economics and environmental assessments.

Further detail can be found here:

Financial Controller - specialist, independent consultancy

Job Description

This position will directly support the Finance Director in delivering the finance agenda. Management reports and statutory accounting is currently outsourced and this role will play a key role in bringing these functions in-house.

The Financial Controller will take on the management of the existing high-calibre finance team of 7 in terms of day to day operations which will include some of the following responsibilities:

Management Accounts - Responsible for preparation and submission of the management accounts to the Finance Director

WIP Ledger - Responsible for the overall control of the ledger which is maintained by the finance team

Payroll - Responsible for payroll which is prepared and submitted by an independent third party

General Ledger - Responsible for the accuracy of the general ledger and all management information extracted from it

The Successful Applicant:

  • Qualified with either ACCA/CIMA/ACA
  • Strong academic background
  • Experience with management accounts within the context of an SME
  • Professional services experience desirable - with exposure to WIP reporting
  • Line management experience desirable
  • Strong Excel skills e.g. V-look ups & Pivot tables essential
  • Must have a pro-active attitude to working
  • Strong references

What's on Offer

Salary & benefits package (subject to 6 month probationary period)

  • £50,000 to £60,000 basic salary (dependant on experience)
  • Eligibility for discretionary quarterly bonus scheme
  • Quod Group Pension Plan (5-10% contributions depending on length of service)
  • Optional Salary Sacrifice
  • Optional medical/dental/other insurance services
  • Optional Season ticket loan
  • Optional Cycle to work scheme
  • Optional Company mobile phone
  • Life Assurance Scheme (4x death in service)
  • 25 days holiday plus 3 days closed over the Christmas period

Ref Code: MPFE13941904Z 

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