Financial Controller

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Specialism:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £90,000 - £120,000 per year subject to experience

  • Contact:

    George Brown

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  • Duration:

    12 month FTC

  • Expiry date:


​Are you a Financial Controller looking for your next challenge? Altum Consulting is supporting a number of high growth businesses across the London market in sourcing their next core finance professional.

Do you want to be working in a fast growth and progressive environment where you can enact real change? Take a look below responsibility and see if this could be you...

The role will reporting to the Finance Director with responsibility across all financial and accounting activities and leading the rest of the finance team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage the preparation of monthly management accounts and budgeting

  • Oversee all company accounts and investments

  • Create monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts

  • Manage cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports

  • Supervise up to 8 direct reports and manage indirect financial department staff, including accountants and financial assistants

  • Develop, motivate and lead finance team members by clarifying roles and providing helpful feedback

  • Suggest improvements for finance systems, including payroll and invoicing

  • Develop budgets and financial plans and regularly to look for cost reduction opportunities

  • Review and approve Balance Sheet reconciliations and ensure that outstanding issues are resolved on a timely basis

  • Examine all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies

  • Assist the FD in presenting reports to senior executives, stakeholders, and board members

Who they are looking for:

  • Solid academics, a minimum 2:1 degree and a fully qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA

  • 4+ years experience in a relevant business or finance environment with direct report management experience

  • An ability to communicate clearly, both oral and written, using a range of techniques and styles to ensure that communication is timely, clear and effective.

  • Proven expert Microsoft Office skills; Word, Excel and Powerpoint

  • Able to adapt to a complex, ever changing work environment including adopting a flexible approach and reacting positively to changing circumstances

  • Inspire and generate respect from staff by giving clear direction, consultation and encouragement

  • Recognising the importance of employee development by giving constructive feedback and support and enabling everyone to develop their full potential

  • Prior experience with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS & GAAP)

If this sounds like you, please reach out to George Brown on the contact details below for a confidential conversation.